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Santa Maria | Hotel Odjo d'Agua, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 14 14
06:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great views over the beach, sea and pier. Good atmosphere, good food asp tuna. Entertainment most nights - local musicians

Thank DRB56
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is wonderful- on the headland looking back across the bay with the sound of the crashing waves next to you. However, I'm not sure how many covers this restaurant takes- it feels like too many at once- it was extremely busy-the service is very very slow- about an hour to get your starter once seated. Once we actually... More 

Thank 434Annabella
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is outstanding - we sat outside on the decking, perched above the crashing waves - very atmospheric! The food was good; seafood soup and tuna carpaccio to start were both faultless; we especially wanted lobster for main and were slightly disappointed to find that they only had frozen ones available (which I suspect weren't local), but in fairness... More 

Thank Old_StagerStafford
Uppsala, Sverige
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very nice. We had Wahoo filet and pork filet with a wonderful mustard sauce. The red wine was, unfortunately, very pricy and quite expensive.

Thank Helena-on-the-road
Worcester, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has to have the best location, situated on a promontory along from the pier on one side, and the old harbour on the other. We found this by walking along the beach and decided to book in for Saturday night dinner. Wow! The food here is perfect and the choice of fish is great. I tried the fish... More 

Thank SelkieGirl
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267 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this place is great, the music, the position, the atmosphere and the food. The service was slow though. It may well have been an off night, but you have to report what you find, hence dropping a point for what apart from the service was a must visit venu

Thank BillCRochdale
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came her for the beach BBQ with Thomas cook, location is lovely tight on sea front, on arrival we were given a glass of sangria which was nice, staff friendly and attentive, food was absolutely delicious, entertainment was good, you had the chance to join the men fishing I'm not sure if anyone did as we were sat down... More 

Thank Lesley M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated our wedding anniversary here for the second year running. Again a fantastic meal. We had the pork and it was superb. Would definitely recommend this restaurant. The position of this restaurant, the ambience and the staff is first class.

Thank sheilahutch2
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed by this restaurant while walking through Santa Maria one afternoon and decided simply from the position we had to go back the following evening.It deserves 5 stars just for that.We got a table at the sea edge overlooking the small beach and the next restaurant where poeple were fishing and it was lovely. The manager was friendly and... More 

Thank 007Hereford
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited, me and my wife and other couple, the Farolin Restaurant twice in January. On both times the food was excellent. Try tuna fish with coriander sauce. Beef was also very delicious.

Thank Juha M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Maria | Hotel Odjo d'Agua, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 242 14 14

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?