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Chez Pastis

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Vila Ingles, Maio, Cape Verde
00238 25511252
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing food

Hard to get booked in, as it's only a small restaurant and hugely popular, but so worth it, the food is to die for!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Hard to get booked in, as it's only a small restaurant and hugely popular, but so worth it, the food is to die for!

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Paris, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The best smoked fish I have ever eaten!!! Book because places are quickly taken! Adorable service!!!

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

An entry narrow and rough 20 covers max and a chef who knows how to cook fish. The Serra seared for a moment each side is the best I have ever eaten following marvellous garlic prawns , if you are in Santa Maria , this alley is a must visit for a gourmet meal. Ok the chef likes you to... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is a fabulous restaurant set between 2 walls with branches for a roof and mismatched chairs and tables the food is amazing. Owned by a very friendly Italian, this is a must for your visit but make sure you book to avoid disappointment.

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Warsaw, Poland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Watch out dear tourist! If you come late even 5 min vs booking time you may by allowed to eat the dinner but for the desert no chance.The owner may ask you to leave the restaurant immediately once you finished the meals, even poiting out at the door shouting and being very unpolite! I have never ever been trated this... More 

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Milcombe, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

Prior to our trip to Maio, Cape Verde, we were advised to go to Chez Pastis at least once during our stay. We did not anticipate discovering probably the best French Chef(s) in the world out there. You will see Pastis bringing back the fresh catch direct from the boats every morning, on his quad bike with fish boxes mounted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vila Ingles, Maio, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Maio
  • Phone Number: 00238 25511252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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