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Blue Marlin

Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
+238 251 10 99
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tuna” (10 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed today

It’s an interesting little bar/ restaurant. The walls are covered in signatures with not an inch to spare. The G&T WAS THE BEST I HAD ON THE ISLAND.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank juliejames496
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dubious from the outside. Friendly on the inside. Decent, cheap food. Seems everybody who’s ever been inside has signed the walls.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fairinuf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value for the money! Food is ok, waiting time is reasonable, very hard to find a table. The prices are law, but food is ok.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CrisCiu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, this is only my opinion but we (my wife and me) were expecting really something more related to the fame it has. In two weeks visiting Boa Vista and sleeping in Sal Rei this is for sure a Restaurant we will not go...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank OltreXR4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited on 2 occasions on this trip. You need to really book ahead as it is a small restaurant with few tables. On first visit we had grilled prawns followed by grilled fresh fish and the coconut dessert. Second time we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PeteHGuernsey
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Small place, reservations recommended. The “stuffed fish” wahoo was excellent came with capers olives and tomatoes, not exactly inside the fish, but that was a problem of translation not preparation. The coco pudding for dessert was also well prepared. Looking forward to returning for the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Xcski441
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Smoked fish to die for. Mixed seafood spaghetti was amazing - pasta perfectly al dente, tomato sauce aromatic and abundance of seafood. Grilled super fresh fish. Little gem

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jo557
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Had the blue marlin Tina steak, it was big and delicious. Planning on going there everyday for the rest of my stay!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Trek46596578562
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We first visited the Blue Marlin back in 2009 when tourists didn’t normally leave the All Inclusive resort! It was excellent then and it’s still excellent now. Fresh fish caught that day cooked however you like it, nice wine and beer, good service and a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank missbharrison
Reviewed November 6, 2018

To eat the best fish in town ! Only 4 tables inside so don’t forget to make a reservation ! Around 10 euro for a meal ! So delicious ! Very very good , try the different kind of big fish ! Waho, dolfin ....

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tommelein-Laleman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Boa Vista
  • Phone Number: +238 251 10 99
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