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“AMAZING The Best in Sal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Marea Restaurant

Marea Restaurant
Rua Salinas, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+(238)9822165
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Ranked #2 of 43 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“AMAZING The Best in Sal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We have been on a two week trip and have been going back whenever we can. The service is so friendly and always willing to change any part of your experience at Marea. The food as we found out was 100% genuine and from the owners home family in Italy. It is a very cozy and pleasing atmosphere within the restaurant. Marea restaurant is not situated right in the center but two roads down (we had slight trouble finding it). Finally the specials are always changing and their specialty has got to be fish, for it is always as fresh as it gets
In conclusion if you are staying in Sal or in the islands around it you should definitely try it out.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Turin, Italy
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29 restaurant reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“The best place in Santa Maria”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I decided to write this recension in english to help people from all over the world that come in Santa Maria to choose the best restaurant in the beautifoul Sal Island. Here you can find tipical italian home made food with high quality ingrdients, fresh fish and meat, the best pasta and be sure the owners will make you feel like at home.
I was here in December and be sure I'll come back again in June!
LOVELY!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Turin, Italy
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“The best Italian food in Capo Verde”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The restaurant is cozy but the real value is in the friendliness of the owners Franca and the chef Davide. Daily home made fresh pasta as well as the bread. The ingredients are fresh and the dishes really original and made with exquisite products.
You can choose between meat and fish cooked on the spot according to the inspiration of the chef . If you try it you will certanly come back because the atmosphere is warm and makes you feel at home. The prices are affordable and the quality superb.
Absolutely recommended

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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7 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Worth spending the time to find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Lots of italian restaurants in santa maria, but few deliver the goods to the level of expectancy, this place is the exception to the rule.
Great food freshly cooked daily and a very varied menu, posts cooked fresh.veal even,all the traditional favorites osso bucco,gnocchi a great deal of unique dishes for ther island.
Small courtyard with several tables.not easy to find but well worth the search.great value.great food.and nice people

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