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Restaurant Tendinha

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Rua da Missao 16 | Ingombotas, Luanda, Angola
+244 923 987 084
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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bife a Tendinha, specialty of the house, definitely not something you would have at night. I just wanted to give it a try, sorry no pic, it was worth it, even my tee had a bit!!! Lol. Worth a visit, packed when I walked in at around 8pm, I didn't have to wait too long before I got my dish.... More 

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Thank lagadec29
Johannesburg, South Africa
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335 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great street side restaurant. Simple food had Portuguese steak with egg chips and rice. Very reasonably priced situated between two expensive hotels good pub and interesting atmosphere. Recommended.

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Thank William G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Nice, casual spot. Very friendly service. For Luanda, excellent prices.About one-tenth the prices vs of the Epic Sana hotel across the street. Good , simple food.

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Thank JTB1239
Lisbon, Portugal
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was there one evening and paid with my credit card - next day my bank was calling me asking if I had spent all night in several of Luanda's expensive restaurants, night clubs and even pharmacies !! This was the frist time in my life I had my credit card cloned !! Cockroaches can be seen going back and... More 

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Thank Pope22
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Good and reliable homely dishes, fair portions and a fair price. Not top food but overall quite tasty and laid back as a place.

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Thank VincentRvanH
Casorate Primo, Italy
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Luanda is a very expensive city. If you're looking for good food at affordable price, Tendinha is the right place. Service might look sometimes slow, but on the other side it is also a guarantee that the food is cooked in real time and not pre-cooked and then warmed up in a microwave. I had a good soup, fresh fish... More 

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Thank abbiati2016
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Not eaten here but been a few times for a drink with friends. It is basic in style and surroundings but has a good atmosphere with a diverse clientele. Very entertaining to sit and watch life on the streets with numerous people trying to sell you anything and everything. A good change from the sterile environment of the nearby hotels... More 

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Thank aly_cameram
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

If you stay at Epic Sana Hotel this restaurant is very well located, just across the street. It is a convenient option to get something to eat or to have a cold cuca beer.

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Thank Deods
Perth, Western Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Service is friendly and attentive. The food is fresh with good portions. Kitchen can be a bit slow. Above all the joint has a good vibe with a diverse clientele. I recommend it.

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Thank Wags71
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

They serve fresh food, portuguese and angolan cuisine. Great atmosfer but sometimes outside there are people around asking for money. Nonetheless i eat here amost every week. Quality and portions are very good.

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Thank Joyce J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Portuguese, African, Bar, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Missao 16 | Ingombotas, Luanda, Angola
  • Location: Africa  >  Angola  >  Luanda Province  >  Luanda
  • Phone Number: +244 923 987 084
Description
Portuguese-Angola cafe diner with icecream! Outside seating. Mixed local and contractors. Very fast service with basic fish rice, chicken rice dinners for $20-25. Beer $1.50 for a small beer and $4 for a pint. Walking distance 100 meter from Hotel Tropico down the hill next to BMW dealership and around the corner 100 meters from Hotel Skyna.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?