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Estrada principal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 19 16
11:30 - 22:30
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and wine, great service, and an informal atmosphere. The view upstairs under a thatched roof, with no walls was amazing as the sun went down. We missed the music as were very early for eating that evening; but there was a pianist preparing.

Thank Jane M
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a quick lunch and a drink. View from the terrace is amazing. Staff very polite and helpful. Tuna carpaccio is worth recommending.

Thank Bartek M
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fab restaurant the seafood was amazing. We had the lobster it was gorgeous. This restaurant is definitely worth a visit!

Thank Fulham2006
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good for a night out, although not the cheapest in Santa Maria the quality is excellent and with the views across the beach and the village make it a place to go

Thank daveww2015
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111 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You sit on a rooftop terrace. That's lovely. The food was ok, though the fish had been grilled a bit too long. The music is of the 'can't-do-any-harm' kind; definitely not local.

Thank Kaysee007
Washington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is right on the beach in Santa maria. They cater many for sea food and do have meat dishes. Their speciality is lobster and they are enormous! I couldn't get through half of the whole lobster I was given. There was only three table occupied and the service was quite slow. If you would like good food in... More 

Thank baz_loneragan
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice little find. We went twice, and I think it was best for the lunch/sandwiches we ate. Really lovely staff who were always smiling. The meals come with crisps instead of chips, which were nice but a little disappointing! Decorated really nicely in beach blue colours. Would definitely go back again.

Thank nosrekcids
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here ,it was superb,beautiful surroundings facing the beach lads was coming from the pier with fresh tuna and was purchased then cooked,impossible to get fresher absolutely brilliant cheers steve

Thank sparksy171
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long waiting for everything, food was Ok But not for that price, could get same food somewhere else much cheaper. Never seen worst service. Was a lunch time and restaurant was totally empty But whatever you ask for answer is one moment and staff Just keep chating. Never ever come back again and wouldnt recommend to anyone who wanna have... More 

Thank Matúš Š
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

What should have been the best dinner of the week became the worst. After having ordered a lobster dinner the Owner came to the restaurant. Taking all the space- impossible for other costumers to make an order. Yelling to the Staff. In front of other guests. Not ok. Would never recommend to eat here. Bad Owner. Very distrespectful for costumers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada principal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 242 19 16

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?