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Barracuda

Seafood, International
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Sur la plage | Front of Pier, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
2428010
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We had an evening meal in the Barracuda and was not disappointed. We had the barnacles to start as neither myself or my husband had tried them. When they arrived we were not sure how to eat them, so had to be shown! They were quite small but very tasty. The food was very filling so could only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
JackieL54
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London, United Kingdom
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Westerham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

On the beach or inside dining. Great local and European dishes. Smiley service and reasonable prices.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We had an evening meal in the Barracuda and was not disappointed. We had the barnacles to start as neither myself or my husband had tried them. When they arrived we were not sure how to eat them, so had to be shown! They were quite small but very tasty. The food was very filling so could only manage 2... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Great menu, good prices, nice wines, very friendly staff. The serve fish an meat dishes (you must try the suckling pig)

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Belper, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A large selection of dishes especially fish and always well prepared and presented. The seafood in good and always fresh. The restaurant has a great beach front location.

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Interesting experience.. Had the fried prawns as a starter which were awful. As for the mains - one went for tuna with tropical fruit and the one went for tuna with yogurt... The tuna with tropical fruit was stunning. Beautifully cooked tuna fillet pink through the middle. The tuna with yogurt was different though, a different cut of tuna and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This is a lovely venue however the food was a little bland and overpriced for the island standard. I had the jambalaya which had little flavour and my wife had the filet minion which was OK.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Really cannot say a bad word about the food, the tuna was cooked to perfection and the lemon cream it came with was rich and full of flavor. My wife also loved her fish dished and we both felt the staff were amazing. The only thing that spoilled it was the outdoor lighting going off at regular intervals it didn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We personally was not the best impressed the food was ok and edible but nothing fancy for what we paid.

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Chilworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Small restaurant on the front. Local dishes are cheap however like much if the food. Anything different is very expensive. Would recommend coming here if you fancy a change from the hotel buffet. Service was quick and very friendly.

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Pula, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We like to eat in Baracuda. Lowely place with local food for good price. If you Visit Santa Maria pass by for lunch or dinner! Cheers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sur la plage | Front of Pier, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 2428010

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, International

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