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Ocean Cafe

$$ - $$$, , Pizza
Rua 15 Agosto | Main Square Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 18 95
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (94 reviews)
“live music” (114 reviews)
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Brew Pub, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Pub, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua 15 Agosto | Main Square Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here for a pizza and a beer. The restaurant is in a very new and modern building, very different from the rest of Santa Maria. Looked very Western world. The staff was very nice and polite. You can either sit out on the patio...More

Thank Sylvie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from Cape Verde and this was the best bar we found in Santa Maria. Great place for a well deserved cold beer and they mix some great cocktails. Staff friendly and smiley!

Thank Royston1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this bar is a must if you go into town ,cocktails were fab and the music was very very very good ,they managed to get all the people in the bar up dancing , the atmosphere was fab

1  Thank loretta c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have a boogie with amazing cocktails and a great DJ to boot come here between 10pm and midnight. Otherwise their pizza and chocolate brownies are some of the best we've ever tasted!!

1  Thank GaelandDarrenR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We found this bar towards the end of our holiday in sal which is such a shame as it really is a lovely bar! drinks are cheap enough, cocktails between 5-7 euros. Live music every evening. Staff lovely, funny, helpful and speak English. They also...More

Thank KCott42
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, good music, good drink. Very gently waitress. Funniest waiter-dancer! The location is cleen and cozy.

Thank diabolikoste69
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Love it here! Went for the 1st time 3 years ago on an evening trip with our holiday rep and had a great night. On holiday again so we went back last Sunday night for a few drinks. Great live music and fab cocktails, it...More

1  Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Found this wee cracker when we were exploring the area surrounding our hotel. It was the incredible live music that drawn us in. Busy but not overcrowded. Reasonably priced drinks.

Thank Andreas K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Vibes in this place were great, bought something from the shop also! Only stayed for drinks but the food looked nice, would 100% try if I'm back on the island.

Thank danielolivertimms
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We only popped in a coke, but they tried to get us to eat some food by putting a pizza taster on the table, it was alright. If you need somewhere else but the hotel to each I would try here!

Thank Kyle B
Salisland, Direttore at Ocean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Dear Kyle, Thanks for your evaluation. We would like to point out that popcorn and pizza are offered for free and not pay. Thanks again Ocean Cafe - Santa Maria

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Kathleen G
9 August 2017|
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Response from Salisland | Property representative |
Every time starting 10:00PM. Wlcome!
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1 July 2017|
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Response from Salisland | Property representative |
Hello, we are about 20 minutes walk from Belorizonte Hotel. You are welcome! Regards Ocean Cafe
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27 June 2017|
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Response from Cassie S | Reviewed this property |
Children can definitely eat at Ocean Cafe and I'm almost sure children are welcome anytime! You can eat outside and it's definitely worth a visit! I hope you enjoy your holiday in Cape Verde we loved it 😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Brew Pub, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Pub, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 15 Agosto | Main Square Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 242 18 95
  • E-mail
Ocean Cafe Pub await you every day of the year, in the island of Sal, in front of the historic square of Santa Maria. We are always ready to accommodate you with so much warmth, giving to you the best local beers and international cuisine always "fresh" and with a lots of music and live concerts. The environment of the Ocean Cafe is designed to make our guests comfortable creating environments that evoke the traditions of Cape Verde, its music and its rich environment. The Pub is known on the island of Sal as an ideal place to taste the best beers but also as the "right place" to have fun and listen a lots of music. Inside the Ocean Cafe you meet the local people with the international culture and ever inside come new experiences, and yet more you can know new friends and good opportunities to learn about and explore the history, culture and the best chance present in the island of Sal. At Ocean Cafe are also available six romantic suites equipped with every comfort and able to respond to any kind of expectation. FREE WI FI !
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