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Pizzaria Xaramba

Rua Portao Sao Tiago 11, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
291 22 97 85
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Ranked #239 of 415 restaurants in Funchal
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very busy restaurant, and probably the best situated in the Old Town, next to a fantastic African TulipTree (Spathodea campanulata). Food was excellent and I would recommend the Cannelloni Xarambina. The staff were fantastic and unfailingly pleasant, though I have no idea how they manage to serve so many people so quickly, with so little fuss. Wonderful!

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Lancashire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We ate here three nights during our two week stay in Funchal old town. This place is always busy. The service is great and the prices great. Two course meal for two with bottle of wine under €40.

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Funchal, Portugal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Definitely a place to forget. I ordered one pizza and came another. I asked for drinks and sauces for my pizza and didn´t came at all. When other table with a foreign couple arrived the waiter stopped giving us attention and everything we asked for did not arrived to us anymore. The quality of pizza is really poor, you eat... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

If you want a quick pizza/pasta dish for not a lot of money then this is the deal place. There was no atmosphere at all when we went in as it was empty but we have eaten here before and knew what to expect. It started to fill up before we left. Food was average but overall excellent value for... More

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Vollezele, Belgium
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The food wasn't bad. We had a pasta followed by ice creme for dessert. It was OK, certainly for the low prices. I suppose we caught the waitress on a bad day because she wasn't overly friendly. You won't be disappointed but there must be better italian style places in Funchal.

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The young waiter is very friendly and helpful and the garlic bread we ate here was nice. However, almost as soon as we had eaten the starter our pizzas arrived, There were really thick and heavy, with lots of tinned veg rather than fresh. My daughter's prawn one was drowning in Marie Rose sauce. They were really disappointing pizzas and... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

As starter we had the normal garlic bread. It was cold and not fresh. My wife ordered Pizza with gambas for 15 Eur, what came in was an thick and pasty pizza drowned in cheese with just a few gambas. We have eaten pizzas in Italy, Germany, Sweden, Thailand and Spain but never tasted a pizza so bad as this... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Great food - and service. We went here a few times. There is a lovely atmosphere and the little square is picturesque .

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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Good dinner on a picturesque square in old town facing the little church. Good service. Nice house wine. Steak is the big thing here and comes served on a hot stone still cooking. Nice meal and I would definitely recommend the place

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cheshire
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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Enjoyed a nice bruschetta followed by excellent pizza with drinks for about 13 euros....great value for money. The restaurant is in a location near the old town about 10 minutes from the seafront. Service was fast and friendly. Restaurant does some really good special deals and is well worth checking out. Recommended.

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