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Estrada principal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 19 16
11:30 - 22:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Long waiting for everything, food was Ok But not for that price, could get same food somewhere else much cheaper. Never seen worst service. Was a lunch time and restaurant was totally empty But whatever you ask for answer is one moment and staff Just keep chating. Never ever come back again and wouldnt recommend to anyone who wanna have... More 

Thank Matúš Š
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What should have been the best dinner of the week became the worst. After having ordered a lobster dinner the Owner came to the restaurant. Taking all the space- impossible for other costumers to make an order. Yelling to the Staff. In front of other guests. Not ok. Would never recommend to eat here. Bad Owner. Very distrespectful for costumers... More 

1 Thank Anna S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here one evening and had the lobster. The food was fantastic and the service very good. Highly recommended.

Thank Ali C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you time lunch right you can watch fresh tuna being landed on the pier 150m away, delivereded by wheelbarrow to the restaurant and have it on your plate minutes later. Biggest challenge for me was not over ordering it was all so appetising; loved every bite and returned for our last night meal.

Thank Darkand5tormy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fresh sea food is very tasty and the service great. Rather pricey for the alcoholic drinks but would recommend just for the food alone

Thank Samantha G
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seafood and steak speciality, not cheap but ok, the wine a bit overpriced but a change from the hotel

Thank Catherine M
Louth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful beach setting, my husband and I stopped here for lunch last week. The food was very fresh and tasty. We wanted a light snack and shared 2 of the chefs recommended specials which were of good quality ingredients and tasted gorgeous. One of them was a broccoli spaghetti dish which to be honest I thought was quite... More 

Thank sarah c
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location by the fishing pier. Prices here are not the cheapest in town, but where else you can have lobster sandwich for lunch? For dinner I recommend mixed sea food grilled with local white wine.

Thank onenightsowhat
Eardisland, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have had an excellent meal in a beautiful location. An absolute treat highly recommend Ps my review status sAys I need to add more words !! Will say again. Excellent..

Thank yvonneSthomas
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at Cretcheu. Great location, right at the pier overlooking the beach life and the sea. We had a fish club sandwich and the chicken club sandwich. Both were enormous portions but very well prepared (although the fish was a little bit overcooked). We could easily have ordered one club sandwich and shared it. The staff is very... More 

1 Thank Bovri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada principal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 242 19 16

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?