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Restaurant Tendinha

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Rua da Missao 16 | Ingombotas, Luanda, Angola
+244 923 987 084
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Luanda, null, Angola
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013

friendly neighborhood spot, nice ethnic decoration, tasty simple food, not too expensive... perfect for a weekly meeting and chat with friends or solo... short on space, what makes it somehow exclusive.

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Lisbon
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

By Luanda standards, this is a cheap restaurant. Is is located right in front of EPIC Sana, and it is really small. The food is good but a bit greasy.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2012

Cervejeria Tendinha was right around the corner from my hotel (the Skyna) and right across the street from the 5-star hotel Eden Sana Luanda. I had several good meals there, had several opportunities to share tables with locals, and found the service friendly and helpful. Please take your business to Tendinha -- you won't regret it. Prices (for Luanda) are... More 

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Luanda, Angola
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2012

Small restaurant with several rows of tables on pavement very popular drinking place for locals and expats including customers of epic Sanaa & tropica who prefer the atmosphere and the prices here. Only down side you are on pavement try to avoid outside seats as drunks have been known to steal drinks or anything lying. For some reason it closes... More 

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Houston, Texas
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210 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2012

Local and convenient located just oposite the road from the Epic Sana hotel, nice mix of guests but the food.... grilled fish turned out to be a soft and greasy fried thing, rather tasteless and not at all served in an appetizing way. Looked through the winelist, the first they did not have, they recommended another one which was fine.... More 

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Luanda
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

A central place where you may eat reasonable food in a good atmosphere with acceptable prices for local standards.

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Twickenham
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255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

Just across the road from the Epic Sana hotel and less than two minutes from the Skyna Hotel this friendly cafe is perfect from escaping the clinical atmosphere and high prices of the hotels. Popular with friendly locals and expats it serves local dishes and international staples such as steak, egg and chips. Portions are decent and for Angola the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

A great restaurant for drinks & quick simple food. The outside pavement atmosphere is robust but authentic with visitors and locals enjoying themselves.

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Thank trevor066
Amman, Jordan
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78 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2011

authentic food, a geniune experience inspired by the Angolan culture, and very friendly staff. Carlos, the waiter always makes sure that I am satisfied and that everything is up to my expectations. I dine here almost everyday when I am in Luanda.

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Thank YousefOmar
Arnside, United Kingdom
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72 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2011

Tendinha is located on Luanda's main drag near 3 large hotels: Tropico, Skyna and the newly-opening Epic Sana. Food is served in good portions and is healthy enough. Draught beer is palatable, service is surly and under-welcoming but reasonably efficient. Toilets could do with proper and regular cleaning but the building is a bit neglected. Owing to the heavy use... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Portuguese, African, Bar, European
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Missao 16 | Ingombotas, Luanda, Angola
  • Location: Africa  >  Angola  >  Luanda Province  >  Luanda
  • Phone Number: +244 923 987 084
Description
Portuguese-Angola cafe diner with icecream! Outside seating. Mixed local and contractors. Very fast service with basic fish rice, chicken rice dinners for $20-25. Beer $1.50 for a small beer and $4 for a pint. Walking distance 100 meter from Hotel Tropico down the hill next to BMW dealership and around the corner 100 meters from Hotel Skyna.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?