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Xarambinha

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Largo Corpo Santo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-075, Portugal
+351 291 234 777
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Xarmbinha is a great place for a meal in the "Old Town " eat your steaks off of a hot stone and cook it the way you want it-and tuna steaks its one word, "Amazing " it was so good we went twice , the staff are helpful and attentive , Madeira is a must visit loads to do ,... More 

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Thank Michael G
West Sussex
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied a change from the standard fare so came to this pizza restaurant. Very disappointed when pizza arrived as it was deep pan and actually though I tried to get through it I found it to be the worst pizza I've ever had. This is nothing like pizza you would get in an Italian and is to be avoided at... More 

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254 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place as we meandered the streets. Next door to a church and buskers playing outside. We decided to try it out. We weren't disappointed. Service was friendly and efficient. We both decided on pizzas for our lunch but my husband wanted an added topping to one of the many varieties on the menu. This was not a... More 

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Aalborg, Denmark
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118 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this place twice that week, for lunch and for dinner. Both times the food was excellent, we had pizzas, pasta dishes, fish, seafood and meat and to drink we both had wine, beer, water, drinks etc. Staff is very friendly, English speaking, and we didn't wait long for our orders to be served. For starter we always had the... More 

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Thank Soren J
England
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384 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pizzas were ok , thick base and plenty of cheese but got boring after eating half, salad ok again quite average , why can't places make a simple pizza like in Italy, thin , crispy and fresh toppings

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Thank nick7p
Billericay, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a fellow guest staying at the Pestana Casino Park. We would probably have not eaten here if walking by due to the biased pizza choice. Trust me, choose the large steak cooked on the hot stone- best ever!

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Thank BillericayBaggie
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great location in square next to church. Very atmospheric. Sometimes there is a band playing for the bar on the other side of the square. Staff are friendly. Food is relatively cheap and tasty. The pizza was very deep pan base which is not my favourite but had lots of toppings. Pasta - nicely al dente. Arabiata had no chilli... More 

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Thank zak0
The Netherlands
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120 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is where we spend our most succesful evening sofar and we even just landed. Great quality beef on hot stones, argentinian bife quality. Octopus, ponca, excellent side dishes, cool big beers, dessert flambe on the spot. Music on the square live.... go eat and enjoy Madeira. We did HERE....

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Thank golfingaround
Glasgow
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97 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We ate here twice; the first night we had a fabulous meal, mixed salad starter, penne arabiata and spaghetti carbonara with a reasonably priced house white. The next night we had the same mixed salad starter but this time complete with live caterpillar! I showed this to the waitress who just laughed it off! The base of my pizza was... More 

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Thank smoboz
Cheshire
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This place is too accustomed to making easy money from tourists they will never see again. My pizza was under-cooked, the base was still partly uncooked dough. I complained but the owner/manager flipped over the remains of the pizza to show me that it was cooked on the very outside underneath and told me that it wasn't possible to cook... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Corpo Santo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-075, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 234 777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?