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Rua 1 de Junho | Ilha Do Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 12 31
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18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Family of five was served the best pasta and pizza we had in the last three Cape Verde Islands we visited. Would be happy to get this food in Italy! Very quick and professional service. Kids were tired and we got starters almost immediately and pizzas and pasta right after. Would recommend to anyone.

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Thank Jonas T
west midlands
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband was ill this day so myself and our two teenage kids had gone to Santa Maria for dinner. The kids wanted a pizza and so we began scouting around for one. Nothing took our fancy until we saw the menu for Ocaranguejo. It had a great selection at a great price The restaurant is small and as we... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is small with limited number of seats. BUT the decor is great and once you get a seat the food and service was brilliant. Lovely portions of tasty food. Slightly pricey for what it is, but definitely somewhere worthwhile going to eat.

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Thank Dilan P
Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Each year we visit O'Caranguejo We just love this place .. food never disappoints.. I had the carbonara .. it was to die for .. for a change my husband got the chicken curry instead of a pizza !! OMG it was Devine .. staff always lovely and it's spotless .. great value and lovely drinks

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Thank CMQ17
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Very nice Portuguese restaurant in a covered courtyard setting. Good selection of fish and meat etc and good value too. Would definitely visit here again. Several people mentioned this place when we were asking for recommendations which normally speaks volumes.

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1 Thank searm549
Halifax
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We fancied pizza and so pleased we found this restaurant. It is quite small inside so numbers are limited and they were turning people away when we were there. You order food using a torch which they supply as the light is quite dim. The staff were very friendly and we had excellent pizza's and nicest bottle of red wine... More 

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Thank Helen G
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place on our first night to Santa Maria and now have been back three times. The food is exceptional, price is reasonable and the service is friendly and efficient. I rarely go back to the same place twice, but in this case - three times is a charm!

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Thank lizzymk
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a very small restaurant with a very small door way there is no out door space but there are fans inside and it wasn't too hot at the time of our visit. The staff were very attentive and the food was out of this world I had the sea food spaghetti and it was the best I have... More 

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Preston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this restaurant as our preferred, cafe colonial next door, was closed. An indoor restsurant, fairly dark inside, they give you a torch to read the menu. Professional service and great pizza. Worth a visit.

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Newbridge, null, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Very good seafood, pizza and pasta. Calzone highly recommended. God wine and reasonable price. Tiny entarance but more room inside and excellent service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 1 de Junho | Ilha Do Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 242 12 31
Description
Venha experimentar as melhores pizzas de Cabo Verde e a nossa cozinha Portuguesa num ambiente tipico e agradavel, com rede WiFi gratis.

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