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Cafe Cultural

) #53 of 53 Restaurants in Santa Maria $$ - $$$
Praca Marcelo Leitao, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
12 Sep 2016
24 Mar 2017
“Can this be the same place?!?!”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Praca Marcelo Leitao, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Fortunately we didn't check trip advisor this time before we ate! If we had done then we would have missed a truly lovely meal as we would have walked on by. The staff were welcoming, brought us complimentary garlic bread whilst we waited for our...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was an experience I wished I would never go through. Wen we first entered the restaurant no one from the staff said Hi or welcome, we were invisible. After a long time we got an table, but no menu for 15 minutes. When we...More

Thank Alice N
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Cafe Cultural has got a great location it's in the square next to the new water fountains which attract lots of the locals which is great for people watching. We ordered cocktails which took the longest time ever to arrive just when we thought they...More

Thank Nheath1
Reviewed 1 April 2015

I first visited The Cultural Cafe about 3 years ago when it was ok - nothing special apart from the lovely hand cut chips!! But we went there again on our latest trip as the choice of restaurants isn't exactly stunning. Frozen chips. I also...More

Thank Pusilla
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Best (rich man's) cachupa I ate on the islands. Pretty average in every sense otherwise. Seems to close early as it was already dark around 10 PM

1  Thank FinnishCoupleOulu
Reviewed 5 January 2015

By which they mean very pink which I love. Typical Cabo Verdian unsmiling waitresses ( where do they all get trained? ) and a 220ECV cover charge for what I know not! Spoiled what was in essence very decent food.

Thank BobsterWaff
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I guess the menus in 8 different languages next to the entrance was the give away. I didn't want to eat here as I had a feeling it would be a disappointment but I was with a group. Man, was this a bad experience! First...More

Thank bjorn_amsterdam
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Loved the Tuna with Soy and vegatables. The patatoes there are the best! Went there 3 times. It's not a pizzeria at all like it says on the outside. It's world food kitchen

Thank Magali T
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Although a bit average looking during daylight hours,I think this restaurant,at night,with its atmospheric lighting really comes into its own. It has the added benefit of having a few items on its menu that do not appear on other restaurant's menus such as ribs and...More

Thank pjrmw
Reviewed 3 April 2014

We visited this bar/restaurant 3-4 times - mainly for drinks. It was great for drinks, cheap and plenty of tables. We had food one night and it was nowhere near as good, I received the wrong food and when it did come back correct, part...More

Thank kazeve1966
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Praca Marcelo Leitao, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
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