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259A Achada De Santo Antonio, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
+238 261 38 00
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Brussels, Belgium
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for lunch and the food was fresh and tasty. They seem to have some Indian dishes but couldn't be ordered, it was maybe for diner only. The location is fantastic, the view is amazing (considering Praia) and they have a lounge part, really comfortable.

Thank O2rey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The place is most notable for its amazing view over the bay. This along with the chique and artsy interior gives the place a modern and up-class vibe. The prices of the meals contrast this as they are very affordable. The staff is helpful and friendly. The food was just exquisite! The fish tasted amazing and the replacement paella (as... More 

Thank Martin d
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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254 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Seated in an elegant restaurant with an amazing view we had great fish dishes, good wine and local draught beer. The service was efficient and friendly, and the food portions large. A great spot for a good meal.

Thank UKbadiabranca
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255 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The choice of "pescado" was not so wide as many options were not available but bacalhau was really good and so was the range of wines. The location is elegant, on aterrace with live music to entertain. Not lively but plesant. The prices are not exaggerate but higher than in other comparable places on the island.

Thank roseglobe
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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397 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Restaurant O Poeta is located near the waterfront in Achada de Sante Antiónio. Beside the restaurant there is a lounge. You can dine or have a drink overlooking the harbour, Santa Maria island and the ocean. O Poeta serves fish and Mediterranean dishes. Food is good but don’t expect fine dining. To our surprise the menu was in Portuguese only... More 

Thank MrsPiket
New York
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We took a taxi to the restaurant (no more than 200 CVE) where we were seated in an almost empty but lovely space high on a hill overlooking the ocean. Our drinks were served almost immediately, and they were very generous. My companion had a gin and tonic which was served with a cinnamon stick, some lime slices and some... More 

Thank Maxene923
Wervik, Belgium
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148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

we had dinner in this restaurant. although low season it was quite busy. it is situated on small hill with nice sea view. it looks to be very popular place. food was not bad, but we had better in praia. but price/quality is ok.

Thank antoonsix
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant. Great view and great food. I go there for the grilled tuna fish. The best. The staff are nice and courteous.

Thank Quetinha
Brasilia, DF
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

What an amazing surprise! Simply the best selection of gin tonica! And the views of the bay are breathtaking! Well worth the visit!

Thank MCLima
Madrid, Spain
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Just a must see in Praia, amazing views, wonderful venue and the best is its meals. From the sea, the best fish and great presentation. My first restaurant visited in Praa, Cabo Verde, and for sure one of my favourites.

Thank luigar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259A Achada De Santo Antonio, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Santiago  >  Praia
  • Phone Number: +238 261 38 00

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