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Leonardo Cafe

Traversa Pousada, 22, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 41, Cape Verde
+238 981 00 57
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Ranked #9 of 42 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Price range: $19 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, International, Winery, Chowder
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Chic and comfortable, the Leonardo Cafe can give its customers the taste the flavor of "made in Italy". Located in the center of Santa Maria a few steps from the sea, you'll enjoyintimate and relaxing atmosphere for lunch and dinner, with a wide range of wines.Appetizers and music on the terrace from the lounge bar. With these words Leonardo da Vinci referred to his hometown and to the areas on the hills of Montalbano where the land yields genuine products and good will.Here, where hills, villages, priories, villas and farmhouses are surroundedby vineyards and olive groves, the presence of the Great Genius can still be felt.
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Came here after all inclusive bug !!!! Needed nice food and wow We found it !!!!! Well worth a visit we had the steak which was to die for If your all inclusive and get fed up or hippy tummies go here x

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The first time we ate there was 2006.Since then the restaurant has expanded upstairs and the menu has blossomed with a variety of Italian dishes now available ,the Wahoo in lemon sauce is the best I have had anywhere.He used to serve excellent pizzas but he has the full menu now a MUST if you are on Sal ,slightly more... 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

You must give this restaurant a visit. Try the Brazilian Steak it is delicious. Good service great food and reasonably priced.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Found this walking in the street out of season in Santa Maria. Very cute and quaint. Lovely food and service. Great local fish and nice wine dinner. Glad we found this place, made a change eating out of the hotel in town.

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Santa Maria, Cape Verde
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Been a few times to Leonardo's every time just fantastic, this time it was our anniversary and the owner was very attentive, we had a fablous meal of lamb chops and steak, it was just gorgeous and perfect.

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Malmo, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

OK italian food brought to you with an OK level of service. We went here for dinner and by the looks of it, it seems the café possibilities during day time might be better.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Being on Sal for a while makes you long to some good European food. After all.. everyday chicken and chicken is just a bit boring. So one of the last days I went with some good company to Leonardo Cafe for a long and nice dinning. Make a reservation because it's always full. I had a tree course mail which... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The setting is very nice, but the food was a dissapointment and so was the service. The waitress didn't understand english but pretended she understood what we were saying. Not once we were asked if we were enjoying our meal while it was clear we didn't. Conclusion: pretentious

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

Having booked an 'all inclusive' holiday in Sal I was apprehensive about visiting a restaurant in Santa Maria and paying, however I'm glad that the wife and I did visit Leonardo's. Although a bit plain on the outside once you enter the decoration and friendly staff are a delight, seated in a quiet corner we were offered a glass of... More

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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This was a fabulous restaurant - knowledgeable staff excellent food. Great pizza as well as great choice of fish and meat. Mid price range

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Additional Information about Leonardo Cafe

Address: Traversa Pousada, 22, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 41, Cape Verde
Phone Number: +238 981 00 57
Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
Average Prices: USD 19 - 50
Cuisine: Italian, International, Winery, Chowder

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