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Restaurante Chandinho

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Sal Rei | Zona Santa Barbara, Boa Vista 51, Cape Verde
+238 991 03 60
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Order the hot stone meat and fish, the best we have eaten in years, good service and notice that we are verry critical for good food, definitly a recommandation worth, like all hotels Will probably say.

Thank Stef v
Carnforth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended by some pals we met at the Riu Karamboa, who came twice last week - thanks Chris and Sue from Todmorden! Just ask the Thomson Reps all they'll book it for you...What a real treat!! Italian-owned and tilted but with local produce and some staff...All very attentive. Spotlessly clean - you could eat in the toilets -... More 

Thank EdenTW
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Recommended by our apartment manager attended for an evening meal, great staff and food was delicious, would recommend the cook your own option

Thank katiemellows
Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Food quality very good Excellent service , wide variety of dishes , presentation very good, love tasting different flavours Very clean , nice relaxing venue

Thank avrillekylee
Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

A great restaurant with even a free taxi service to/from some hotels. When I arrived at 7pm I was alone. Staff was very friendly and besides Italian English was very well understood. Most of the guests started coming in around 8-8.30pm. It changes the atmosphere for the better (but hey that's in all restaurants). Had some excellent and fresh starter... More 

Thank KrisDeWilde
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

In the centre of Sal Rei. We decided to try this place as had read various reports. When we arrived we were the only customers. Staff are very friendly and helpful. We shared a prawn dish to start which was excellent. We both then had fish dishes which were excellent and the presentation would put many places to shame. Chocolate... More 

Thank PeteHGuernsey
Devizes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

You need to book ahead for this very atmospheric Italian restaurant in Sal Rei but it's definitely worth it. Food and wine are fabulous.

Thank Davebr1963
Littleborough, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Went there last night been there before and not been disappointed and all was good again everyone enjoyed the food cooking on stone and pasta with shell fish was excellent and well looked after Will try again Well recomanded

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

They do fantastic Hot Stone Meals. Meat or fish. I've had both and they were great as was the melting choc pudding dessert. Staff were polite and not in your face. Not a cheap night out but worth the money to get out of the hotel and experience something different.

Thank JaxGreece
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Reviewed 7 May 2015

One of the best restaurants we visited in Sal Rei. We shared a prawn starter, a risotto and the hot stone meat plate -all were excellent. The service was good and prices reasonable. Well worth a visit

Thank Joanne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$54
Italian, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sal Rei | Zona Santa Barbara, Boa Vista 51, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Boa Vista
  • Phone Number: +238 991 03 60
At Chandinho's Restaurante you will find a warm atmosphere and you can enjoy Italian food. Every night we serve tasty fish and meat dishes combined with creative and delicious vegetables. Everything is prepared with professionalism, respecting the HACCP sanitary regulations.

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