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Estrada principal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 19 16
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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York, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really this was ok, thats about all I can say. Food was ok, ambience was ok, servers were ok. It was not somewhere we felt we wanted to go back to though despite it havng one of the best locations

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Thank Phinor
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This resaurant is located on the main beach front overlooking the pier. Our standard is Michelin star restaurants - so 4 stars is high praise. Firstly great staff - attentive and informative. Venue is great - lovely view over the ocean. Food: lobster and prawn carpaccio was really great and easily on par with the best I've had in London.... More 

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Thank DrBen701
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I can recommend the food here. Good value. Great food. So good that we will be back before we leave. Make sure to sit upstairs when the sun is setting :) so beautiful.

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Thank Tim S
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lobster dinner just by the ocean at this pittoresque and charming restaurant in Santa Maria Sal, Cabo Verde. We brought our teenagers and they were happy as well with the foods and friendly service.

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Thank Karolina C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant twice and had fabulous meals on both occasions. The tuna (as a starter and main) is the best I've had and cooked expertly. The upstairs area is cosy with great sunset views over the water. We loved the service; they remembered us when we went back a few days later and were so warm and funny... More 

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Thank travelmad9
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice, breach front restaurant/bar, only had drinks there, but food looks very nice. Next time we're in town, we'll eat there. Staff friendly and attentive.

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Thank Ken B
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 1 week ago

We had two meals in Cretcheu both upstairs at night. Good quality fish, very nice atmosphere with local musicians hitting the right theme. Not cheap but a good experience - definitely one of the best in Santa Maria

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Thank DRB56
Bispham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went specially for the lobster, which was very good only go if you are looking for fish as a specialty, as this is mainly a seafood restaurant.

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Thank Pam G
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Views are fantastic. Food and drink lovely. 2 meals and two glasses of wine for 30 euros. Service very friendly.

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Thank bulletbonce
Southampton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited after seeing the fish being landed and cleaned from the pier - wanted a platter of fresh seafood immediately!. Gorgeously rustic 2 storey wooden shack hut with glorious views of the fishing boats, pier and beach. Food was excellent, so fresh and one platter was enough to share for lunch between us for €19. Octopus, fresh langostines, 2 or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?