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Tam Tam Bar

516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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International, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
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11 - 20 of 593 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this bar a couple of times during our visit as the food was great, with a good choice for adults and children, the drinks reasonably priced and the service really friendly. One of our favourites

1  Thank Llifon W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Being fed up of the standard fare in CV, we found this restaurant tucked away in one of the back streets. It has a nice filling menu including some Thai curries which were nice. The best seat in the restaurant is the one near the...More

1  Thank docppm
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went twice for a breakfast which was very good to start a day with. The mango juice served was extraordinary. Very friendly staff - only minus that the bar ain't so close to the beach than what you could expect.

1  Thank 216perttul
Reviewed 7 April 2017

we visited tam tam a few times during our stay in sal! nice and clean serving cold drinks of every type!

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We ( my partner and I ) had a few drinks here on our first night here to make use of the wifi on our walkabouts. The bar itself is ok and the price for drinks was about average to expensive depending on what you...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Went to tam tam most days and had food and drink. All was ok with no complaints. Good relaxed bar with nice atmosphere. Staff all friendly with good service

1  Thank Gary200266
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Always our 1st choice stop when in Santa Maria. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Good selection of beers snacks etc plus good toilet facilities.

1  Thank BazzaSwindon
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

a lovely little pub great music friendly ideal for sitting outside and watching the world go by . reasonable prices

1  Thank jackilucas
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The first place on the island that I have found to serve cider (Somersby), which was a welcome change from the (not unpleasant) local lager, Strela. Good atmosphere on a pleasant street.

1  Thank Connoneill
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went to this bar to watch the football and the staff were great, asked us which match we had come to see and promptly put it on. We ordered food and drinks and stayed a few hours. The food was good, and so we...More

2  Thank Debra H
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28 June 2017|
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Response from polilena | Reviewed this property |
Hello, sorry for the late replay. this bar is not on the front beach line therefore the prices are quite difrente form the beach restaurants. very acessible. confortable and normal prices, good price quality relation, but... More
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24 December 2016|
Response from mario_matias | Property representative |
Yes we have Wi-Fi:)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 2385872355
  • E-mail
Tam Tam Bar and Restaurant is perfectly positioned in the heart of Santa Maria. Often described by our friends and customers as the 'hub or epicentre' of the town, consistently providing excellent food, beverages and service. Tam Tam is frequented by many nationalities which makes for an International flavour and a very unique ambiance to be enjoyed by all. We offer a delicious range of homemade fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu also offers some very tasty snacks and light bites along with some scrumptious desserts if you fancy a treat! So, whether it's for a bite to eat, to catch up on all the latest televised sports or simply a spot of people watching why not come and join us? We all look forward to welcoming you to your little home from home! Best wishes and happy holidays....The Tam Tam Team
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