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Venda da Donna Maria

Bairro Santa Maria 51, Funchal, Madeira 9060-290, Portugal
+351 291 621 225
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Bairro Santa Maria 51, Funchal, Madeira 9060-290, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tried the tasting menu which was great, and the staff was also very nice. The prices are very acceptable for the food, the drinks not so much. I would definitely do it again.

Thank Ivo A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the best....!!! We try 3 other Restaurants but this is the best in Funchal. Taste the red wine "Cereheiras".

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good meal here - I had tuna (it was a huge portion) and my husband had pork chop. Everything was well cooked and we also had a house rose wine which was nicer than one we'd paid 6 euros more for elsewhere....More

1  Thank YorkYorkiegirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, scabbard fish with sweet banana really does work. The issue of main course vegetables is one for every Maderian/Portuguese restaurant we have ever eaten in...bland tasteless and bland....boiled to death, no oils, sauces or seasoning, a missed opportunity...come on sort out the vegetables...More

Thank Vironment
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were wanting a change from the boring and unimaginative buffet at our "5 star" all-inclusive chain hotel. We spotted this restaurant when exploring the old town earlier that day so we went back at 7.45 and asked for a table inside because the Rua...More

Thank BurtonAyr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely personel, great house wine (local), a terrace. What else? Will try that restaurant for diner next time :)

Thank Connor2A
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our first night and had a very nice beef espartada. The service was good and the wine recommendation was very good.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed May 3, 2017

unfriendly service, expensive for no reason very disapponting meal. We hoped to enjoy a traditional 'espetada ' however the meet that we ordered medium-rare cam medium-well, and when we commented about it , the waiter who was already grumpy became very rude. Savecyourself the hassle...More

2  Thank HensensFamilyTrips
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my fiancé had dinner here in April 2017. In line with other restaurants along Rua de Santa Maria, they tout business which can be very annoying along the strip. I had the chargrilled sirloin steak which was really good and extremely tasty. My...More

Thank Seamus B
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

We had the espada with banana and passion fruit. We also tried garlic bread for the first time. We loved this place and if we visit Madeira again we would eat here again. We recommend this restaurant to all! Also great service.

Thank Mitra812
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bairro Santa Maria 51, Funchal, Madeira 9060-290, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 621 225
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Local restaurant specialized in regional and homemade gastronomy. It's a bring back of the old grocery stores of the last century, added to the comfort, personalized service, thorough decoration and quality maderian gastronomy.- A place not to be missed at the Old Part of Town. Come and visit us!
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