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“Good times!”
Review of Ocean Cafe

Ocean Cafe
Ranked #4 of 68 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $28
Cuisines: Italian, Brew Pub, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Ocean Cafe Pub await you every day of the year, in the island of Sal, in front of the historic square of Santa Maria. We are always ready to accommodate you with so much warmth, giving to you the best local beers and international cuisine always "fresh" and with a lots of music and live concerts. The environment of the Ocean Cafe is designed to make our guests comfortable creating environments that evoke the traditions of Cape Verde, its music and its rich environment. The Pub is known on the island of Sal as an ideal place to taste the best beers but also as the "right place" to have fun and listen a lots of music. Inside the Ocean Cafe you meet the local people with the international culture and ever inside come new experiences, and yet more you can know new friends and good opportunities to learn about and explore the history, culture and the best chance present in the island of Sal. At Ocean Cafe are also available six romantic suites equipped with every comfort and able to respond to any kind of expectation. FREE WI FI !
Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good times!”
Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

We stumbled on this gem when exploring Santa Maria one day and decided to give lunch a try and found the food to be of a very good standard and the staff friendly and enthusiastic. We decided to return in the evening as there was live music which we found thoroughly enjoyable! In fact we visited on several more evenings and were not disappointed at all! Great lively place to visit!

Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great for a night of fabulous entertainment”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

We came here almost every night of our stay either to start the night or to listen to the live music later on in the evening. This bar is modern and the staff are very welcoming and friendly and quick to get your orders. There is also live music entertainment on the weekend starting about 10pm-it is superb depending on the band they sing in English and/or Portuguese. It is a great place to go with friends and family, including children, to relax, dance, drink. We also ate a meal one night, we had Pizza for 900CVE (about 9Euro) which was an all-you-can-eat (min 4 people). The toppings for the Pizza were fresh and so tasty and the base was crispy and cooked to perfection. I could have sat all night listening to the music and eating away in this friendly bar. When I go back, i'll start my nights here and maybe even complete it here.

  • Visited July 2013
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“Simply the best atmosphere in town!”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Nice people, excelent music & food. Good professionals in a very warm & friendly ambience. Nice approach to traditional Music & Culture.

  • Visited July 2013
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“evening entertainment”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

Visited this bar most nights , good atmosphere not too busy , reasonably good entertainment from around nine to midnight , good staff .

Visited July 2013
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“Night life”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

This restaurant has certainly set the standard for Cape Verde. Brilliant night life, good food, friendly staff. Certainly recommended

  • Visited May 2013
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