We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurante Barracuda

€€ - €€€, Vegetarian Friendly
Sur la plage | Santa Maria beach, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 80 10
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (21 reviews)
“suckling pig” (5 reviews)
“tuna” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Sur la plage | Santa Maria beach, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (987)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 411 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A great place to eat, the seafood is excellent and the staff attentive. We ate there during the evening and were not disappointed

Thank 39delphi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really lovely located beach front Restaurant in Santa Maria. Friendly staff, lovely food and affordable prices, you must visit if your in Cape Verde 🇨🇻

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant offers a nice environment but the food wasbadly cooked. The service was also not the best as they forgot our starter and other couple orders. It is expensive for such food and service.

Thank Sara W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit disappointed after hearing good reviews and having made a reservation was fighting to get a table with people just walking in, both choices I made from the menu they didn't have and wasn't much choice left, which for dinner at 8-30 I thought...More

Thank david46007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is right on the beach next to the pier and we noticed on our first night how popular it was. We visited it 2 nights in a row and sat with the sand under our feet enjoying good quality food in a relaxed...More

Thank jamespeter10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You're always welcome at Barracuda and the staff is great. Good prices and good food! Don't miss out on the Jambalaya!

1  Thank Frida R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food, friendly staff and good wine Location is right at the Beachfront- Tourist place and pricy but worth it

Thank Jill_null_zwo_elf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely first dinner in Santa Maria here at Barracuda. We sat with our feet in the sand pretty much on the beach. The food and wine was great and service spot on. We tried the local delicacy Crcas (I think that's what they...More

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have not tried all restaurants on Sal but surely this is one of the best. In particular the Chef’s Tuna was marvellous and the fries/chips were crispy. Excellent location at the beach. The atmosphere is a bit more formal than other restaurants at the...More

Thank Alex29268
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food and a nice view.. Can highly recommend this place! No Reservation needed. Surroundings a little sleezy though.

Thank Thies D
Nearby Restaurants
Chez Pastis
665 reviews
.20 km away
Ocean Cafe
1,205 reviews
.12 km away
'Sapo com fome' The Hungry Frog
541 reviews
.16 km away
Londres Cafe Bistro
410 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Praia de Santa Maria
2,733 reviews
.13 km away
Paroquia de Nossa Senhora das Dores
138 reviews
.09 km away
Nazarene Church
34 reviews
.20 km away
Cuba Libre Sailing Trips
171 reviews
.07 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
25 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Neil Y | Reviewed this property |
They will accept cards and cash The food is very good highly recommended
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing