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Zum Fischermann Turi Fogo

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Santa Maria, Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 991 76 00
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The architecture of the place is fantastic, with walls full of shells collected by the owners from the island. It worths surely a visit when you are in sal! The fish is very tasty and they have a vast selection, its very fresh and peefectly cooked.we had a garoupa and a dourado. Excellent! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and... More 

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Thank Gloria D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Best fish menu in Santa Maria. Fresh and tasteful. Fast and nice servings. The fish was fresh and the best we have ever tasted. Recommendable!!

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Thank Lone M
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2017

This is clearly a German restaurant and for years we steered clear until it was recommended as the Best Fish Restaurant on the Island. We then had to go. We had been too xenophobic! He was right. The German owner is so welcoming, although his wife tends to avoid non-Germans. They start by handing out menus but that is largely... More 

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Thank MelaleucaPhil
Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Popped in on our first night, shown what fish were available and recommended. The restaurant and bar were very quiet, but had a very welcoming atmosphere. Husband and I both selected different fish from the menu, which we were not dissapointed with. We both enjoyed the feel of the restaurant so returned once again, chosing different fish which was also... More 

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Thank kayksmum
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Had dinner here one evening. We both had mixed fish and this was excellent. A shared salad as a starter was plenty. The staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. Did seem to be predominantly German but then to be expected as German ownership. Price of food and drinks were very reasonable. We would definitely visit again and would certainly recommend... More 

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Thank Trevor W
Netherlands
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71 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017

We tried this restaurant as it was across the road from our hotel. Staff were not very friendly but we found that in every restaurant in Santa Maria. As it's on the outside of town, it doesn't get alot of customers and for that reason, the place had no atmosphere. They had a large fish menu which was tasty at... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Ate here the first night of our stay as just across the road from our hotel. The waitress was very helpful and efficient and explained which fish were available. There was quite a few from which to choose. We had tuna and dorada and there was good portions of each. It was very quiet and maybe because it is on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is run by German people and has been established for some years. The food is ok but there is very little atmosphere unless you're watching German football in the bar. Don't forget they don't take cards so take enough cash to avoid embarrassment.

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1 Thank Stephanie D
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

As said, most of the menu was unavailable, so we had tuna carpaccio - very good at only €5 - grilled prawns - good and decent portion for €15 - and deep fried calamari - OK, smallish portion for €15. Not great for a restaurant which is meant to be all about seafood.

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2 Thank Locondro
Stockport, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We visited here as numerous people had spoken about it. The choice of fresh fish is very good and it is very well priced. The owners and staff are very friendly and it is definitely worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, German
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Maria, Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 991 76 00

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?