We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“As good as ever!!”
Review of O Classico

O Classico
Ranked #154 of 638 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Portuguese
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Hotel Duas Torres, Funchal Madeira
hertfordshire
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“As good as ever!!”
Reviewed April 22, 2013

This restaurant was recommended to us in 2012 by our friendly local taxi driver. We have eaten here several times since then. We were advised that it is the place that the Portuguese use for family celebrations etc. We were certainly not disappointed and a table on the terrace is a MUST, The waves crashing against the rocks, a beautiful sunset, excellent service, food and wine make for a perfectly relaxed Madeira evening. The entrance to the restaurant is certainly not the most stylish in the world.

Gomes is a real treasure with a great sense of humour. We can recommend the steak and any fish dish is perfectly cooked. The Chef should be complimented on the consistency of the food served from the kitchen.

  • Visited April 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
2 Thank louisehertfordshire
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

200 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    126
    48
    14
    8
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A very good meal.”
Reviewed April 12, 2013

The staff provide excellent, friendly service.
The cover is a meal in itself - both cold and hot tasters.
The meal is excellent, with excellent vegetables.

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
2 Thank RichardL971
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
norfolk
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Come for the Food the atmosphere is non existent.”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

We sat in this bland hotel cafeteria (with tablecloths however) waiting for our food for what seemed an eternity. We had decided by this point the review would be poor to average. The food arrived and immediately the review had to go up to Very Good. Had the staff and the actual place been any good then we may have managed a higher rating. However the austere staff and sitting in a hotel breakfast room meant that was never going to be. I had the skewered beef which was cooked to perfection and the vegetables were outstanding, well seasoned and plentiful with potato cooked three ways !!

In summary come for the food and nothing else as realistically there isnt anything else to come for !!!

  • Visited March 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank adiebNorfolk
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Oh dear, what a disappointment”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

We had been recommended to this restaurant and were looking forward to the visit but oh dear...it turned out to be the dining room extension to the local hotel...nothing wrong with that normally but I ordered the spaghetti bolognese...what a disaster...it was merely minced beef on overcooked spaghetti?/noodles. My husband ordered the tournedos which he said was excellent. The wine list needs a translator, on the whole disappointing for its reputation. Am really sorry we do like to support local enterprise but....

  • Visited March 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Enjoyners
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Helsingborg, Sweden
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Superb restaurant!”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

This is a restaurant in international class, with a fantastic high servicelevel and a professional and friendly personal, with excellent food and winelist; highly recommendable!

Visited January 2013
Helpful?
Thank Ingvar L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed O Classico also viewed

 

Been to O Classico? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing