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Chez Pastis

Rue Amilcar Gabral 5, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 984 36 96
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (110 reviews)
“cheesy beef” (11 reviews)
“smoked fish” (18 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rue Amilcar Gabral 5, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked this via our hotel rep. I changed the date due to a clash with watching Scotland fail to qualify (again) and there was no issue with this. The place is situated in a narrow close between buildings with a roof formed from a...More

Thank dangerousbryman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the prawn cream and gorgonzola pasta. And the Brazillian beef with parmesan and balsamic vinegar and onion and mustard as me and my partner were doing half an half. The food was excellent. Good quality food. Amazing flavours. Good portion. Brilliant service. And the...More

Thank Emma C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing little restaurant the food was delicious and Herbert was a fantastic host .. would definitely recommend but I’d maybe pre book as we did to make sure you get the chance to dine here because you’ll be very disappointed if you missed out...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this place to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We had a lovely welcome from the owner and a wonderful steak in his quirky restaurant. It is very small and you will need to book but well worth it

Thank Lanasgran
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I visited this restaurant after reading reviews on here. We were definitely not disappointed and so glad we went. We booked via email on the day we went and the restaurant were really quick to respond back. The restaurant is very unique...More

Thank Geldof84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tiny sums it up, situated between two gables this is super quaint and delivers the best quality food, we had tropical prawns and garlic prawns for starters, sublime is the only word that fits. We both had medium rare steak, you don't get a lot...More

Thank steven d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic meal with great wine and limoncello. We had seafood starters, steak for mains and creme brûlée for dessert. This restaurant has great character and the best owner / host! We cannot recommend this place enough! Make sure you book to avoid disappointment.

Thank Carys D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The smallest restaurant with the biggest reputation.it lived up to it the tropical prawn starter was incredible and the steak was to die for especially the cheesy beef

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent ages trying to find this place and it was so worth it! Small restaurant with only 6/7 tables nestled between two buildings. A lovely place for a cosy romantic evening. I opted for the fish carpaccio and the steak, both of which were amazing....More

Thank Aaron W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant on the recommendation of our holiday rep, and was not disappointed. This is a really quaint little restaurant in Santa Maria and has only around 14-16 tables. We had the steak and was delicious. Asked for medium rare as this is...More

Thank hudson2910
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Marcello L
6 June 2017|
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Response from brc7ar | Reviewed this property |
the best way to make a reservation is to go there in person
25 March 2017|
Response from HerbertFino | Property representative |
Hi Angela, Our website is under mantainance for a few days, I apologize about that but we don't accept reservations via Tripadvisor. Could you please forward your request to herbert fino gmail com? (sorry but I can't write... More
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24 March 2017|
Response from HerbertFino | Property representative |
Hi, Our website is under mantainance for a few days, I apologize about that! Could you please forward your request to herbert fino gmail com? (sorry but I can't write any html in here so make sure there's a point between... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Amilcar Gabral 5, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 984 36 96
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