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Wakan Bar

Avenida dos Pescadores | Praia Diante, Boa Vista 5100, Cape Verde
+238 978 26 56
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pub, Bar, Fast food
Avenida dos Pescadores | Praia Diante, Boa Vista 5100, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

Ok, our story goes like this: we were going there every weekday from April 25th to May 2nd, and all that time Wakan Bar was closed (with no notice or any info)?! So, I'm giving them only 3 points for previous work & reviews, perfect...More

2  Thank KicTito
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Lovely hosts, excellent Capirinas, Happy Hour, deicious snacks, chat with locals and other independent travellers. Overlooking Fishermen's Beach, you can go for a quick swim and then warm up with a drink or a pot of tea!

Thank HackneyGrandma
Reviewed 17 March 2013

This little gem of a place made our holiday. We would sit here for hours and watch island life go by. The best coffee, best cocktails, best service and best shade from the scorching sun. It's not part of the tourist trap and you won't...More

1  Thank taniia
Reviewed 15 March 2013

The Italian proprietors play the finest selection of Jazz and Blues at their beach-side diner. An ideal place for hip visitors to avoid the afternoon heat and indulge in cocktails and a variety of tasty snacks. Highly recommended.

Thank Jofrad
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Quirky little bar that look like a boat in the middle of the street! (I think it was once the harbour office) I enjoyed a delicious mid morning cocktail called Boa Vista Sunset. If you visit in the evening you can see the real thing!...More

Thank MillieMooWiltshire
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Is a perfect place to have a drink before dinner. Is a small chiringuito near the beach of the town. The owners are a nice italian couple, they will give you a lot of small thnks to eat with your drink!!

Thank Norah B
Reviewed 29 January 2013

superb little open air bar, just stopped for a couple of drinks late morning and got all sorts of bits to eat thrown in, would have loved to go back in the evening but not staying locally!

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 10 January 2013

This was our second visit to the island and we couldn't wait to return to this friendly spot! A great place to chill out and chat to the locals when they pop by. Romina was so helpful to us and gave us very useful advice...More

1  Thank Sheelagh D
Reviewed 13 September 2012

the owners are very friendly and welcoming. the coffee is great which can't be said for many places on boa vista. the wakan bar is a nice place to sit back, enjoy a beer and people watch. great view of the small beach, the pier...More

Thank alecdb
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Marena Its Lisa and Alan. We were there on our honeymoon and dropped by for a drink. You were so lovely and very very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble and we visited a couple of times during our stay. Cant wait for you to...More

Thank LGSummer2012
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How far is it from the Rui Touareg hotel
24 December 2016|
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Response from Capo W | Property representative |
More than half hour by car. riu tuareg is a Lacacao Beach we are at Sal Rei, Praia diante
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pub, Bar, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida dos Pescadores | Praia Diante, Boa Vista 5100, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Boa Vista
  • Phone Number: +238 978 26 56
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A bar or a boat in the middle of the street. Unique place Wakan Bar .... the art of the cocktail
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