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O Poeta

259A Achada De Santo Antonio, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
+238 261 38 00
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good50%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lounge” (2 reviews)
“bay” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Mediterranean, Portuguese
€€ - €€€
259A Achada De Santo Antonio, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

On the top a hill near Achada de Santo Antonio you can find this well designed restaurant that is calm for you to spend a nice time while tasting some well seasoned food. We went for the typical petiscos but from what we also heard...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch and the food was fresh and tasty. They seem to have some Indian dishes but couldn't be ordered, it was maybe for diner only. The location is fantastic, the view is amazing (considering Praia) and they have a lounge part,...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The place is most notable for its amazing view over the bay. This along with the chique and artsy interior gives the place a modern and up-class vibe. The prices of the meals contrast this as they are very affordable. The staff is helpful and...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Seated in an elegant restaurant with an amazing view we had great fish dishes, good wine and local draught beer. The service was efficient and friendly, and the food portions large. A great spot for a good meal.

Reviewed 7 January 2017

The choice of "pescado" was not so wide as many options were not available but bacalhau was really good and so was the range of wines. The location is elegant, on aterrace with live music to entertain. Not lively but plesant. The prices are not...More

Reviewed 16 November 2016

Restaurant O Poeta is located near the waterfront in Achada de Sante Antiónio. Beside the restaurant there is a lounge. You can dine or have a drink overlooking the harbour, Santa Maria island and the ocean. O Poeta serves fish and Mediterranean dishes. Food is...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

We took a taxi to the restaurant (no more than 200 CVE) where we were seated in an almost empty but lovely space high on a hill overlooking the ocean. Our drinks were served almost immediately, and they were very generous. My companion had a...More

Reviewed 12 June 2016

we had dinner in this restaurant. although low season it was quite busy. it is situated on small hill with nice sea view. it looks to be very popular place. food was not bad, but we had better in praia. but price/quality is ok.

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant. Great view and great food. I go there for the grilled tuna fish. The best. The staff are nice and courteous.

Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

What an amazing surprise! Simply the best selection of gin tonica! And the views of the bay are breathtaking! Well worth the visit!

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259A Achada De Santo Antonio, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Santiago  >  Praia
  • Phone Number: +238 261 38 00
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