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Quintal da Musica - 5al da Musica

€€ - €€€African, International,
Avenida Amlicar Cabral 70, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
+238 261 16 79
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida Amlicar Cabral 70, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The visit here saved our rather disappointing trip to Cape Verde. Some of the great Cape Verdean musicians have sung here (the wonderful Cesaria Evora being just the most famous one), and they continue to appear here every night (except for Sunday). The food was...More

Thank UD K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our table was near the front and the music on the night we were there was rather loud and made conversation very difficult. The food was quite good but nothing special.

Thank ColchesterSleeper
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We tried three times, and didn't get a table! It was fully booked every night. Nevertheless we could sit in the bar and enjoy the music with drinks! Not so bad:-) One evening there was open stage and we heard six different singers. Very enthusiastic...More

Thank Lena H
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We decided to have dinner outside because the music, while nice, is very loud and it's difficult to have a conversation. The food is quite average compared to other meals we had in Santiago or other islands, but the atmosphere is great and the staff...More

Thank AzzurraC80
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We went there to have dinner twice and we love it .There are live music every night with high quality singers and bands . The food is also of good quality and the staff nice !

Thank Max_Luca_Porto
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This restaurant has good tradicional music but the problem is that there is no way you can have a conversation. The music is too loud, so either you scream to the people you are with or you just stay quiet, and go dance. The food...More

Thank Roska
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Very difficult to get a table but really, really worth it. Lots of locals, excellent (really excellent) food, desserts, fun and very friendly staff, and music playing as you are eating. A real delight. Way, way above all the other restaurants on Santiago I have...More

Thank CDFBologna
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly service, good food, great music. Portions are simply huge. Slightly overpriced. Definitely a place to visit in Praia.

Thank Joao_PT
Reviewed 16 December 2017

A nice restaurant with good food and good local music. The activity starts around 10pm so plan on a late night

Thank anthonymU6229RS
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We came in early (round 18.30) and the guy at the door told us they had a table doe us. Inside the waiter told us to wait a couple of minutes because he had to see what he could do for us because we didn't...More

Thank Pjotr R
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
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15:00 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Amlicar Cabral 70, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Santiago  >  Praia
  • Phone Number: +238 261 16 79
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