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Restaurante Romana

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Zona Velha | Lg Do Corpo Santo, 15 9050-031, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Vegetarian isn't well catered for in Funchal old town, and sure enough it wasn't on the menu here. But they were happy to do me a vegetable pizza (I didn't check whether the mozzarella they used was veggie - there's a limit to how far I'll push things in a country that doesn't understand vegetarians), *and* include it in the... More 

Thank Timothy R
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop here after running the gauntlet of the full length of the old town plethora of restaurants. This was our last evening and we really just wanted a simple, inexpensive meal having eaten out every night for a week. We opted for the €10 set meal and chose melon, skewers mousse and ice cream. We didn't expect... More 

Thank Kenneth G K
Zurgena, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on our first night in Madeira and were tempted in by the zany boss who reminded us of the wedding planner in "Father of the Bride". The restaurant is not average, nor is it very good, it is GOOD but Trip Adviser do not have that category available! We all had the set price 10€ menu and... More 

Thank Alcazares48
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal. Eat there three times. Very good value. Really good fish soup. Lovely ambience eating on the street. We ate at several restaurants in Funchal and this was the best.

Thank PeterJo2013
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we eat out we hope for some added value but the basic 10€ menu was pretty average. Avocado salad was a couple of things slices with some lettuce cucumber and tomato and a token olive. Ham and pineapple was just that. Squid steak was a few slices of kalimari with chips and the same basic salad as the starter.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many restaurants to choose from in the old town. We were ready to eat and were glancing at the menu outside this restaurant, not wanting a huge meal, when the waitress encouraged us inside. She was very pleasant and not at all "pushy", as some are. There were a few families already eating but it seemed a... More 

Thank Diana B
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

the food is terrible and not representing of the madeira cuisine,everything was of poor quality and will ever go again

Thank sibilvey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

After having a look at the restaurants in this area (Zona Velha) we decided to eat here.... well AVOID to enter here!!! waited too long, the waiter gave us the option of boiled potatoes which some of us wanted but at the end they came with fries as no boiled potatoes were available... one dish was missing had to wait... More 

Thank Carlos P
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

They forgot one order, then didnt explain how one of the orders worked as i asked rice and salad to come with mine and didnt get it. Also they have a menu for dessert and didnt even have what i asked for. Expensive, also took too long to serve the food and they burned the milk in the coffee. And... More 

Thank JoelP012
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

In the hub of what we called Restaurant Row, need to run the gauntlet of others looking for business but well worth it, Romano himself is a brilliant multi lingual host, look out for his set three course meal, unbelievable value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zona Velha | Lg Do Corpo Santo, 15 9050-031, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
The phone number for this restaurant, if dialled locally, is 291 232 564. This restaurant is part of a chain , including Jardim Da Carreira on Rua Da Carreira, and also Restaurante Baia in Machico.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?