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Tam Tam Bar

€€ - €€€International, European,
516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai curry” (10 reviews)
“chilli” (11 reviews)
“the owners” (57 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
International, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
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11 - 20 of 599 reviews

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Excelente Tuna sandwish! Friendly staff good prices and all sports BAR. Very fresh fish and local fresh food. Also international cuisine and beer!! free wi-fi, nice terrace with street view.

1  Thank polilena
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the tam tam to watch the Portugal v Russia game on June 18th. Very friendly bar staff the manager was brilliant when the game had finished he asked me if I would like the channel changed. The food was fantastic and cheap. Would recommend...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great night at the tam tam bar lovely people after a lovely walk along the beach. Santa maria very small place but worth the walk which is over an hour.

3  Thank Jeanette N
Reviewed 28 April 2017

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
Reviewed 24 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 21 April 2017 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
Reviewed 19 April 2017 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
Reviewed 12 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank docppm
Reviewed 8 April 2017 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
Reviewed 7 April 2017

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
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28 June 2017|
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Hello, sorry for the late replay. this bar is not on the front beach line therefore the prices are quite difrente form the beach restaurants. very acessible. confortable and normal prices, good price quality relation, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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