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O Poeta

259A Achada De Santo Antonio, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
+238 261 38 00
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good52%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (4 reviews)
“indian dishes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
259A Achada De Santo Antonio, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Went there with a friend for a dinner, we were told that has a good sea views, perhaps there is a building in construction which is covering it. We had a nice wine, tasty tuna tartar, as a main I ordered octopus that was extremely...More

Thank hadadelanoche
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were a small group of five. Three of us had the menu du jour and two ordered a la carte. The service was good and the dishes were all tasty. My one complaint was with the chicken stew dish: it contained wings and necks...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

A must stop in Praia. Recently upgraded and the food is nothing short of excellent and for those that like wine and whiskey, the selection is among the best on the island.

Thank goodtrip78
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The food was good although not what we ordered - three of four were correct. Food took a while, so we weren't sending anything back. It was on the pricey side and compared to other restaurants in the area. Also plan to spend longer there...More

Thank SunnSandChic
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Nice restaurant more upscale of a restaurant but the quality of the food was really good. Nice views no need for a reservation pretty big place, sit outside it's nice on a warm night. Good options for a vegan.

Thank dev00312
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We've been around different Cape Verdean islands for two weeks and the dinner we had at O Poeta was definitely the best one ever. We tried the tuna fillet which was semi raw as it should be and accompanied by lovely sides. Overall the menu...More

Thank dongiu2016
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favor restaurant. I love having dinner here. The view at night is charming. The food ate delicious. Would recommend this place.

Thank Quetinha
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is the place you want go after a day of city exploring. Elegant but not demanding, good food, good wine and calm or not, depending if there is a show. :)

Thank Tozé V
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

On the top a hill near Achada de Santo Antonio you can find this well designed restaurant that is calm for you to spend a nice time while tasting some well seasoned food. We went for the typical petiscos but from what we also heard...More

Thank Luís A
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch and the food was fresh and tasty. They seem to have some Indian dishes but couldn't be ordered, it was maybe for diner only. The location is fantastic, the view is amazing (considering Praia) and they have a lounge part,...More

Thank O2rey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259A Achada De Santo Antonio, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Santiago  >  Praia
  • Phone Number: +238 261 38 00
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