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'Sapo com fome' The Hungry Frog

Rua Travessa Da Pousada, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 930 39 89
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Travessa Da Pousada, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lady basically pushed us to buy 2 of her dishes. She did not let us choose on our own. The food was good but we paid 28E for 2 small dishes, without drinks, which was expensive compared to other good restaurants on the island.

Thank Niloufar M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very busy, nice place to eat and local musicians good. IN A SMALL ALLY OFF THE SQUARE, LOTS OF PEOPLE WALKING PAST WATCHING YOU EAT. we had the steakS for my birthday treat, asked if we wanted chips with veg or salad by the...More

Thank B2727NIjaneh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd looked forward to our visit here after what we'd heard and read about it, but problems were apparent almost immediately, and weren't helped by the fact that our table was outside and there was a bit of drizzle from which the restaurant's canopy/umbrellas didn't...More

Thank CWW190763
sapocomfome, Owner at 'Sapo com fome' The Hungry Frog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for your review. I read your comments closely and I am sorry your experience did not meet your expectations. I would like to comment as follows: Water supply continuity is outside of our control. Interruptions are commonplace and likewise for electricity....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Read a few reviews before we arrived in Sal.After walking around looking at others,a bit difficult as my wife was having walking problems at the time,we decided to eat there as a party of 4.We decided to eat inside as tables outside were right on...More

Thank mikebaileycornwall
sapocomfome, Owner at 'Sapo com fome' The Hungry Frog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for taking the time to submit a review. I'm sorry your experience did not meet your expectations. I would like to respond as follows: Our Maitre 'd was on holiday during your visit and it is very difficult to find good...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the very centre of Santa Maria, small restaurant where you can find separate vegetarian menu, which is not so easy in the place oriented mainly for fish. The food is fresh coked and very tasty and the owner communicative and very friendly -...More

Thank ninencja
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table in the afternoon for seating at 7pm, and inside because of the chilly weather. When we arrived 7pm there was no table... But after some discussion they arranged a table for us, no stress... We ordered Hamas for starter and mixed...More

Thank SwedenMike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here 3 times while in Santa Maria. The restuarant is tucked away down a side street and well worth finding. The food is excellent but do have to be patient as it does take some time to come. It does show it is...More

Thank florry42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited this restaurant in 2014, when it was just a few tables inside a small room off a side street. It was great - friendly service and perfectly acceptable food. Now it has expanded exponentially, with dozens of tables both on the pavement...More

Thank Old_StagerStafford
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled into this place a bit by chance but we decided to stay because we saw an advert on an airplane magazine. We definitely enjoyed our evening, we had live music throughout our meal and we even fit in a little dance before leaving!...More

1  Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate here due to the poor quality of the food in our hotel. Booked a table and was glad we did as people were queuing out of the door waiting for a table when we sat down an hour after booking as we wanted to...More

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steven d
October 10, 2017|
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Response from sapocomfome | Property representative |
Thanks Steve for your big vote of confidence ! Enjoyed meeting you and your wife. We hope to welcome you again at the Frog. Nick, Dayenne, Pablo, Lamine and all our staff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Travessa Da Pousada, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 930 39 89
  • E-mail
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