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Tam Tam Bar

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516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
2385872355
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're back in Tam Tams after a year best forgotten, Mario is the new man in charge and he's brought the soul back in to the Bar he met us as we walked in and made us feel like family, the food is back to its best and a great night is being had by all, recommend you add it... More 

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1 Thank I-macm
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Hello Ian, Thank you very much for your review and for your kind words! Was a pleasure to serve you. Good places are made with good costumers, you and your friends are a great example of people that we are honored to serve. Looking forward to receive you again at Tams. Wish that you had a great time at Santa... More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as people in our hotel were raving about the place, it was okay , the food was okay , nothing really special, my husband had steak , but didn't realise it came with a sauce ,I had the chicken curry , both were good enough, the things that sells this place more is the friendliness of the... More 

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1 Thank Lynnmerritt
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear Lynn, Thank you for your review and for the nice words, we would like to serve you again to change your opinion about our food, looking forward to see you at our place. We hooper that you had a good time at Santa Maria. Best regards The Tam Tam Team More 

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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rated high on TripAdvisor, this should suppose to be very good. Sorry, but it's a not specially good place. In fact you should Best regards lucky to get a seat and if so any attention here.

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Thank MichaelKron
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear Michael , Thank you for your review, we are sorry if we didn't meet your expectations, we would like to know what was wrong and make it better, your description doesn't tell what the problem was. We would like to have the chance to serve you once again and we are sure that your opinion will change. Hope that... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3rd visit to Sal. This place is my place of safety. Has several had incarnations in my memory but the waitress and cooks I think remain unchanged. The foods always good and the welcomes always friendly. No need worry Amy & Ciaran the girls will always look after the place for you.

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1 Thank Ruth H
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear Ruth, Thank you for your review and your nice words, we are glad that you keep enjoying Tam Tam´s, we keep trying to do our best to serve welcome you. Looking forward to serve you again soon. Best Regards The Tam Tam Team More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here on our first night and sat outside. The restaurant was clean and friendly, the service was good. We had pasta and pizza's and i had the Tam Tam burger which was good. It was approx 40 euros for 4 adults, give it a go!

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1 Thank Ed P
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed our place, we hope that you are having a good time at Santa Maria, and we are looking forward to serve you again. Best regards The Tam Tam Team More 

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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Its located a street behind the mainstreet so its not that buzzing at first sight. We both had a curry and it was served with rice and some chips. The curry was awesome! Something totally different than burgers, pizza or pasta. Service was great

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1 Thank Jacob R
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Hello Jacob, Thank you for your review and your nice words, We are glad that you liked our food! Actually curry its one of our best sellers! Hope that you had a nice holidays at Santa Maria, looking forward to serve you again! Best Regards! The Tam Tam Team More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Read lots of reviews about here and thought we would give it a try.. Very quiet , very average not sure what we missed

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1 Thank Vicky M
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Hello Vicky, Thank you for your review. We try to do our best to serve all kinds of people, however sometimes its not possible because there are different tastes. Some of our costumers like it because its quiet some others don't. We would like to serve you again, maybe we can surprise you! Hope that you had a nice time... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you want excellent food that is reasonably priced then I recommend Tam Tams. Throughout our 2 week stay in Santa Maria my husband and I chose to eat here most evenings. The food and service was excellent and the staff very friendly. Mario the owner was very helpful recommending what to eat and giving advice about the local area... More 

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1 Thank NikNak6161
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Hi Nikola, Thank you very much for your review and nice words. Was a pleasure to meet you and serve you. Good places are also made with good costumers, we are looking forward to serve you again. Hope that you had a good time at Santa Maria. Best Regards The Tam Tam Team More 

east yorkshire
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

this is a little bit away from the main high street, offering a typical cape verde setting with indoor and outdoor seating used by both locals and tourists. We came here a few days for drinks and always had people in and around the staff were very efficient and the bill was always good value for the area. sit outside... More 

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Thank greaves26
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear Greaves, thank you for your review and nice words- We are glad that you enjoyed our place, we hope that you had nice holidays at Santa Maria. Yes you are right we show lots of matches specially from the premier league, sometimes we have 3 matches at the same time depending on the costumers request. Hope to serve you... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommended tam tam bar and we visited one night for food and drinks. The food wasn't very good and it was very quiet. Very average.

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Thank Carron W
mario_matias, Manager at Tam Tam Bar, responded to this review

Dear Carron! Thank you for your review, we are sorry that we didn't meet your expectations, we would like to serve you again and do our best to change your impression. Hope that you are having a good time at Santa Maria. Looking forward to serve you again. Best Regards The Tam Tam Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 14
Cuisine
International, European, British, Gastropub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 2385872355
Description
Tam Tam Bar and Restaurant is perfectly positioned in the heart of Santa Maria. Often described by our friends and customers as the 'hub or epicentre' of the town, consistently providing excellent food, beverages and service. Tam Tam is frequented by many nationalities which makes for an International flavour and a very unique ambiance to be enjoyed by all. We offer a delicious range of homemade fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu also offers some very tasty snacks and light bites along with some scrumptious desserts if you fancy a treat! So, whether it's for a bite to eat, to catch up on all the latest televised sports or simply a spot of people watching why not come and join us? We all look forward to welcoming you to your little home from home! Best wishes and happy holidays....The Tam Tam Team

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