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Tam Tam Bar

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516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in here one evening for a beer and a bite to eat - burgers were good, service was good - oh and the football was on - fancy that! The wife let that one go as the atmosphere was still very relaxed

1 Thank JPR_101
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We asked an ex-pat about where would be good to watch the Six Nations Rugby. They told us Tam Tam's and that they had a table reserved and asked us to join them. It was crowded, but the Staff coped very well, visiting the tables frequently to offer to get drinks, but in a nice way, without being pushy. It... More 

1 Thank John D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go to tam tams if you are feeling homesick and watch some footy with a few beers. Friendly and accommodating, nothing more to say really... 🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺

1 Thank Peter J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this bar a couple of times during our visit as the food was great, with a good choice for adults and children, the drinks reasonably priced and the service really friendly. One of our favourites

1 Thank Llifon W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being fed up of the standard fare in CV, we found this restaurant tucked away in one of the back streets. It has a nice filling menu including some Thai curries which were nice. The best seat in the restaurant is the one near the window and we had 2 pleasant meals there which didnt cost a packet. They dont... More 

1 Thank docppm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went twice for a breakfast which was very good to start a day with. The mango juice served was extraordinary. Very friendly staff - only minus that the bar ain't so close to the beach than what you could expect.

1 Thank 216perttul
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visited tam tam a few times during our stay in sal! nice and clean serving cold drinks of every type!

1 Thank Kevin C
Great Yarmouth, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ( my partner and I ) had a few drinks here on our first night here to make use of the wifi on our walkabouts. The bar itself is ok and the price for drinks was about average to expensive depending on what you drink. Ordered food one night an after about an hour wait, wasn't that busy ,... More 

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to tam tam most days and had food and drink. All was ok with no complaints. Good relaxed bar with nice atmosphere. Staff all friendly with good service

1 Thank Gary200266
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always our 1st choice stop when in Santa Maria. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Good selection of beers snacks etc plus good toilet facilities.

1 Thank BazzaSwindon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
International, European, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 2385872355
Tam Tam Bar and Restaurant is perfectly positioned in the heart of Santa Maria. Often described by our friends and customers as the 'hub or epicentre' of the town, consistently providing excellent food, beverages and service. Tam Tam is frequented by many nationalities which makes for an International flavour and a very unique ambiance to be enjoyed by all. We offer a delicious range of homemade fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu also offers some very tasty snacks and light bites along with some scrumptious desserts if you fancy a treat! So, whether it's for a bite to eat, to catch up on all the latest televised sports or simply a spot of people watching why not come and join us? We all look forward to welcoming you to your little home from home! Best wishes and happy holidays....The Tam Tam Team

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?