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Blue Marlin

Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
+238 251 10 99
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice local restaurant serving delicious fresh fish. They also serve local dishes (such as cachupa) but you should order them in advance. The restaurant is very small so booking is a must.

Thank Alexandra K
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We popped in here for a quick beer, after a morning trip to Sal Rei, before returning to our hotel. 3 euros for 500mls Strella. Happy staff and don't forget to write on the walls

Thank Pattty
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this by a few local people after we couldn’t get into Cabo Verde Cafe, but we only didn’t try here as everyone said book, we just luckily turned up when a table was available outside. One thing I would say is that...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great little bar, not much to it. Really reasonable prices! Had a few drinks there whilst waiting on Christmas Eve mass at the church on the opposite side of the square.

Thank DSteveMcr
Reviewed 21 November 2017

totally the best restaurant in kap verde try the pasta with the white fick and the amberjack very good price swell our favourite restaurant

Thank Alma S
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Went in for a refreshing drink after a little shopping trip. 2€for 2 standard beers. In the shade, gave us a pen to add a contribution to the wall. Lovely.

Thank traveller84Uk
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We often heard that this place is the best place to eat fish. It was very good - but not the best place in Sal Rei when it comes to taste of the food. Staff was a little bit "rough" - but perhaps that's typical...More

Thank Raul P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The best restaurant in Boa Vista. It's tiny, you need to book several days ahead to enjoy some very simple, very delicious fresh fish dishes. Not expensive.

Thank rw101
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had tuna and serra. The portions were amazingly huge, and delicious. We are grateful that we followed the advice online to book in advance: booking the afternoon of the day we wanted to return for dinner was sufficient. I will say that another table...More

Thank martinp23
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Amazing food and atmosphere. Recommend you book as always busy. The portion sizes are big, we regretted not sharing the Crayfish! It is huge and would be enough to share. The tuna wasn't the best I've had on the Island but still very very nice....More

Thank lozengehappy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Boa Vista
  • Phone Number: +238 251 10 99
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