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Restaurante Barracuda

Sur la plage | Santa Maria beach, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 80 10
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (19 reviews)
“suckling pig” (5 reviews)
“tuna” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Sur la plage | Santa Maria beach, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a very Nice dinner here, and actually came back a couple of times for lunch couse the food was so good. The grilled tuna with tropical fruit sauce is Probably the vest dish ive ever had in my travels of 24 countries, you must...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ksexploring
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here three times in one week. Had the Caracas for starters , has to be done! The fish was all amazing. We order the catch of the day baked in a salt crust (order 24 hours in advance) it’s was fabulous. Lovely staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Liz C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice . We tasted the following : tuna tartare, costs cheese, barnacles ( which were actually delicious), jambalaya and seafood for 2 people. No complaints at all. Staff were lovely, good service .. food good, decent enough wine list .. we would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ofey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with some friends, it’s right on the beach, great service, and the taxi’s are parkedright outside for a cheap trip back to your hotel.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank B5212GUmartins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very good place to eat, great view and the tuna is perfectly made. The waiter Edgar made a really good impression!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank F4090LCsandrag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really lucky to get outside table for dinner without reservation. We both had delicious tuna dishes and especially the chef's tuna was probably the best single dish for the whole week. Very nice service and staff. Should be a nice place for lunch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 0baz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this little gem on the beach as part of day out which included cocktails which was delicious

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bellybuster44_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not much to ask: a decent table wine at say 5 euros for 500 cl. Sadly the stuff they serve in the Barracuda would not be accepted as vinegar. To offer a recognised white in a normal size bottle as the alternative at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nicholasfI7659MO
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal here, the baked goats cheese starter was excellent as was the grilled octopus with rice.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael J
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting, nice seats by the beach, don’t think you will get served quickly in Cape Verde it’s no stress. Really could do with more toilets.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank golfer35
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Lewis G
6 May 2018|
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Response from J0_Bus | Reviewed this property |
At the Barracuda 10 to 12 euros for a main course. About 2.50 euros for a glass of wine and 4 euros for a pint. Bottles of wine anything from 16 euros up. Most restaurants around the same price. Prices at places like... More
25 January 2017|
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Response from Neil Y | Reviewed this property |
They will accept cards and cash The food is very good highly recommended
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sur la plage | Santa Maria beach, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 242 80 10
  • E-mail
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