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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • 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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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Been here before on a previous trip to cape verde and it was great, buzzing and known as the place to go for information and to find out whats going on on the island. Sadly It's changed hands and it going backwards, no atmosphere, barmaid...More

Thank Wolvesmad33
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Ordered calamari, anyone who has visited CV will know that the seafood here is amazing. Not sure how Tam Tam managed to get it so wrong. Deep fried to within an inch of its life. Completely tasteless. Waitress gave me a knowing look, owners looked...More

Thank Grace M
gambia12, Owner at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Morning Grace,after reading your review on trip advisor both myself and Julie are horrified . we pride ourselves on the food only buying the best quality produce . we are so sorry that neither of us came and asked if everything was ok for that...More

Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Very good place to meet up Frendly staff always give you a good welcome Beer ice cold good menu very good

Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Last year I was eating here at least 10 times and has never had any complain , everything was absolutely perfect , the food , the atmosphere , the staff . This year it seems everything changed . We were waiting for food almost 1...More

Thank lovrobarbalic
gambia12, Owner at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2016

hi guys we are really sorry you didn't enjoy your experience of tams last night. I have just spoken to the girls who were on duty night and they do remember you. they inform me that there was another 6 tables in eating when you...More

Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Nice bar with good relaxing atmosphere. No choice off wine....the one we got could be bit better. Soccer on different televisions is disturbing while dining. Better to choose being a bar or a restaurant.

Thank Roland V
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Loved this bar, stunning food , a great cold beer just hit the spot. Very clean and helpful. If you want a good price for trips go in and ask for Blinky. Thank you for your welcome,, see you soon xx

Thank Jonathon H
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We were brought here by one of the locals, great little bar, friendly atmosphere with a mix or tourists, ex-pats and locals, run by a lovely couple, proper family vibes! And best loos in Santa Maria!

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Great food, ice cold beer & a great atmosphere, friendly staff, added bonus of football on the tv aswell. Definately worth a visit

Thank 1889blade
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We went to Tam Tam to watch the football and at the same time have some food and drink. The food was better than many other more expensive restaurants we ate at whilst in Cape Verde and was more than acceptable - which is in...More

Thank RWM1967
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Found this little gem of a bar made very welcome, good for footy games and very homely staff very friendly ,it was my 50th birthday and honerd with a gentleman's jack whisky which he opened for me ,,hope u do well and good luck from...More

Thank paula S
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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