this is still one of the more highly recommended restaurants in mindelo but appears to be cashing in on past success.
the four of us ordered (their famous) lobster and were served what i can only describe as the leftovers from a previous client, retrieved from the waste bin and heated up. heaped up on one plate for the four of us.
when we complained the owner shouted that the plate was filled with potatoes, salad and "his famous sauce" and he has only satisfied clients. we replied there was actually no lobster on our plate. he then shouted some more and said he would make a new lobster, which turned out to be a copy of the previous plate served. salad, potatoes and bits and pieces of lobster shell.
getting quite annoyed, three of us left the restaurant leaving the fourth to settle/negotiate the bill. he proposed the owner to pay for our drinks and one serving of lobster.
the owner consequently disappeared and within a few minutes the police showed up. their choice was simple - pay the full bill or join them to the police station. the owner was still nowhere to be found.
long story short, we paid the full bill but this was a completely ridiculous experience.
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