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Restaurante Embaixador Madeirense
Ranked #307 of 692 Restaurants in Funchal
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Maybe we just had a bad luck, but the food and the service was horrible! and please dont make them fool you with all those TripAdvisor stars and certificates. Fish wasnt grilled as we were assured, rice and beans never arrived and waiter looked and behaved like he just woke up. There wasnt a chef but the person who was taking order prepared the meals. Because the tables were outside we didnt check the interiors and that was telling a lot about the quality of the food. No locals there and that should be a sign to avoid this place.
I dont like to write bad reviews , I also never complain in the restaurants, but I would never go back there again!

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

If you are happy to watch the world go by while waiting for a fabulous steak or steak on a skewer, this is the place for you. Only one waiter on. Starter/wine fine. We were there hours. Saying this, the steak was fabulous and the waiter good fun. Don't go if you are in a rush.

Thank Mmgilbert10
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

We were amazed by the quality of the food in this value for money restaurant. There is nothing pretentious or over the top about this small restaurant. We just got good, honest service with two delicious meals and drinks for around 20 euros.

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Thank Gerard D
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

Meals remain hearty and excellent value. The restaurant feels authentic, and the staff are very pleasant. But on a recent visit we felt it had lost something from when we first came here a few years ago. Sardines and pork chops both came so overcooked as to be practically incinerated. The 'green soup', though, was traditional and very good. All in all, a cheap and cheerful stop for lunch or dinner: you certainly won't go hungry, but increasingly it feels a bit like quantity before quality.

Thank G_M_NGlasgow
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Reviewed 13 February 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. The staff are friendly and service quick. I am very fussy about meat but there was not a pick of fat on it and it was lean, tender and juicy. There was so much food we struggled to eat it all and had no room for dessert. Bill came to €24.50 for two with bottle of water.

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Thank LinsTay
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