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Rubi's

Rua Nova Vale da Ajuda, Funchal, Madeira 9000-720, Portugal
+351 291 775 415
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“salad” (15 reviews)
“pork escalope” (3 reviews)
“onion stew” (2 reviews)
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European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rua Nova Vale da Ajuda, Funchal, Madeira 9000-720, Portugal
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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Everyone should try Rubi’s, don’t be put off by the outside appearance it’s an unpretentious bar cafe with excellent service and a good local menu. The fish is always fresh and chicken or steaks with mushroom or pepper sauces are delicious. Portions are generous and...More

Thank SF15_13
Reviewed November 29, 2017

I discovered Rubi's via TripAdvisor, and what a great find! As you approach it looks like a fast food/snack bar, but continue in and past the counter, round to the restaurant. It's not big, nor is it fancy, but it certainly is good! The service...More

1  Thank 49florence
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Very authentic, cooked from order very fresh tasty food which was hot and tasty. Good price and nice wine. I'd go go again no problem

Thank winniehuddersfield
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

What can I say... It was the best place when we eaten in Funchal. Price very good :) We recomended !

Thank Marta K
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Been many times over the years to Rubis & it never disappoints.Introduced some other members of my family & they thoroughly enjoyed it.Made to feel very welcome by Carlos & his family.Only one problem though...We wont be visiting again until next year !! Rob Morton...More

3  Thank RobMorton
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Rubi's is located at the rear of the Forum shopping centre. Although not on the main street . The welcome is warm and genuine. The food quality and portion size can only be described as brilliant. The grilled squid was succulent and tender with loads...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed August 23, 2017

This is in a location that many would not go to. Despite this, the food is well prepared and very tasty. The owner is keen to serve and has a real local feel at great prices.

Thank Frankie0_1_11
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Squids were good but my tuna was overcooked. Waiter didnt get my opinion and charge us full price. Turystyka said to me "that's madeiras special style'.

Thank Miłosz C
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Lunch with friends at one of favourite restaurants. Peppered chicken and octopus stew very good. House wine good and Carlos and his team really pleasant. Look forward to our next visit.

Thank Carolina N
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Dined here twice at the beginning of July.If you are looking for fine dining & fancy plates this is not the place for you. If you are looking for good home made cooking with generous portions & a lovely host in Carlos this is the...More

2  Thank RobMorton
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  • Food
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nova Vale da Ajuda, Funchal, Madeira 9000-720, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 775 415
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