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Cretcheu

Estrada principal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Ranked #28 of 41 restaurants in Santa Maria
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Dec 28, 2013
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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65% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Amsterdam, Nederland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We took the tourist menu, pasta with squid as first and fish of the day with salad as second plate. Very tastfull en cheap. We came back in the evening to dance at disco hits with a margarita.

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Dorsington, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is a fish restaurant .... I think you need a bit of experience with eating shell fish to eat here ! I would not have known where to start with the lobster! The prawns are huge and taste delicious. The staff very friendly. Because the meals are so fresh and cooked to order, you do need to wait for... More

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Oxford
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

The freshness of the seafood was amazing, their Tuna carpaccio was melt in your mouth. The outside restaurant overlooks the pier and beach which is lovely. Overall great food, and a good service.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

Please do not eat here. We were the only people in the restaurant. I was seated directly under a 100 watt lightbulb that was doing nothing for me. There was no option to have a glass of wine rather than a bottle except for the house wine. So they let us try the house before we committed to a carafe.... More

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Helsinki
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We went for a lunch in this place together with my girlfriend and it was not a happy experience. We waited for our food to arrive for 40 min. The tuna she ordered was not properly cooked, but was raw inside. My mixed seafood came with salad despite I ordered no salad please. It was very quiet at that time... More

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UK
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This restaurant is next to the pier and seems to be an old round tower. The shrimp in garlic was fantastic!

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Steenbergen, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

why would you eat meat on Sal? And this is certainly a fish restaurant! well, just for a change. I must say they do not know how to cook meat. Well done ordered, almost rare on the plate. Of course they correct themselves, but not with a smile. Location is good. Staff is not interested and do not seem to... More

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

The view from this restaurant is very good whilst the food is satisfactory. The pasta was no more than you could cook for yourself at home and for what it was, it erred on the expensive side in comparison to other restaurants in the area. The staff were not unhelpful but they did not go out of their way to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We went here one night as it was right on the beachfront. We wish we had spent our money elsewhere as it was very expensive for what we had, the food we could not eat and the manager was rude and ate our left food. Prawn cocktail was hot, pasta was not cooked and we didnt stay for a dessert.... More

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N Wales
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136 reviews 136 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

In a good location, near the pier and a couple of mins walk along the promenade from the Morabeza. Nicely decorated, staff were so-so. Not overly helpful but not aloof either. Asked for the local cocktail (Caipirinha) but they didn't have it. Odd as you can get this drink just about anywhere! Free appetizer of tomato sauce with dipping chips... More

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