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Restaurante Riviera

Rua Carreira 54, Funchal, Madeira 9000-042, Portugal
+351 291 231 306
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“rabbit” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
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Portuguese, European
$$ - $$$
Rua Carreira 54, Funchal, Madeira 9000-042, Portugal
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

You will only find this if you know where to look. And you will only hear about it from working people not the big hotels. But the food was wonderful. I had Rabbit.Barbara had Fish and we both loved it.Marlene (Owner and chief) came out...More

Thank Grant W
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Located in one of the nice parts of the city. The restaurant is offering a wide range of dishes. Nothing is bad but it's not more than something to eat.

Thank GadiGi
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We hadn't realised that lots of Funchal restaurants close on January 1st, so were pleased when we eventually found this one open. Funchal waiters usually have a good grasp of English, but we suspect that the older man who served us probably did not. My...More

Thank Jill P
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We had a realy bad experience here. The food was of a really low standard. The espetada - beef skewers- were like chewing gum and were abandoned. The roast chicken was mostly bones and I would say that it was thighs. The owner saw how...More

Thank Harpo22
Reviewed 20 November 2016

When we visited this restaurant it was very quiet. Others were busier which was a shame because it was lovely. Food was delicious. We were cold so ordered soup. I had traditional tomato soup - it was excellent. Pork main course was also very good....More

1  Thank Linda_Northern
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The hosts knew their food: it's actually unusual for folks to know whether their chips were gluten free, which these guys did (it was not). There was a family atmosphere. We both ordered piri piri chicken. The meal itself was flavoursome and quantities were great!...More

Thank revnam
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Quiet night as Portugal were playing football. We ate tuna steak covered with sauce, and I had lamb chops, both came with chips and salad. Portions were generous, and well cooked and fresh. The carafe of house red was great value for 8 euros. The...More

Thank smh111
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We chose this restaurant because of the specials listed inside the window and it was crowded...always a good sign! The older male server was very nice, gracious and hospitable. The woman server, not so much. She made us feel like we were putting her out...More

Thank travelinCAfam
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place, friendly welcoming but was let down after ordering. Starter was good as was my wife's meal however, my prefer was wrong as I'd ordered a mixed fish spit grill but got a grill of chicken and ham! We were given free samples of...More

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 14 June 2016

very tasteful and typical cuisine, abundant portions, very kind personel in the historical centre of town, quiet, clean.

Thank viaggiatoredoccident
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
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12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Carreira 54, Funchal, Madeira 9000-042, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 231 306
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