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Quintal da Musica - 5al da Musica

₹₹ - ₹₹₹African, International,
Avenida Amlicar Cabral 70, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
+238 261 16 79
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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African, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida Amlicar Cabral 70, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A nice restaurant with good food and good local music. The activity starts around 10pm so plan on a late night

Thank anthonymU6229RS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in early (round 18.30) and the guy at the door told us they had a table doe us. Inside the waiter told us to wait a couple of minutes because he had to see what he could do for us because we didn't...More

Thank Pjotr R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is as old as Praia; it's famous for the long list of musicians who have performed here; the feel of the place is nice, cosy, the music can be too loud (but that's why you go there!); but as a vegetarian i can't...More

Thank Roverda
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I went on there on a Wednesday and lucky surprise was a batucada night. All the artists were amazing, the way they enjoyed their music made my night. Try the passion fruit caipirinha and grilled octopus, so delicious

Thank hadadelanoche
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Tiny space where you have people constantly bumping into your table to pass through. Completely overpriced. Dirty linen and broken/uncomfortable chairs. The music was too loud. On the positive side, the food was good and the group music was very nice to hear. Don't think...More

Thank oceane p
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This place is just overpriced and a tourist trap I ate very expensive gambas and i was proper sick the next day Yes! It was frozen gambas while i thought everything was high quality and fresh It's totally wrong Will never go back there and...More

Thank jeylana
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Best location in Praia to have a musical experience 😀 Lovely staff and the owner is an icon promoting local music for many years. Must go, but make a reservation.

Thank PedroGSoares
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were advised to go to quintal da musica to listen to some good live music and have dinner. The restaurant is really nice and the service was really good. However, the food was nothing above average! Certainly a necessary stop if you're in Praia,...More

Thank JSPartre
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Traditional Cabo Verdean live music, great atmosphere and great food in the old plateau neighbourhood in Praia. A must do

Thank The_Baobab_Tree
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a nice place for a good meal in the city but not great one. If you are heading to something more sophisticated or more genuine, there other places in the city. Nevertheless it was worth to try :)

Thank Tozé V
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 29
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Amlicar Cabral 70, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Santiago  >  Praia
  • Phone Number: +238 261 16 79
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