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Blue Marlin

Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tuna” (9 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The best restaurant in Boa Vista. It's tiny, you need to book several days ahead to enjoy some very simple, very delicious fresh fish dishes. Not expensive.

Thank rw101
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had tuna and serra. The portions were amazingly huge, and delicious. We are grateful that we followed the advice online to book in advance: booking the afternoon of the day we wanted to return for dinner was sufficient. I will say that another table...More

Thank martinp23
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Amazing food and atmosphere. Recommend you book as always busy. The portion sizes are big, we regretted not sharing the Crayfish! It is huge and would be enough to share. The tuna wasn't the best I've had on the Island but still very very nice....More

Thank lozengehappy
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Amazing atmosphere, it's a small place but everytime we went there we always had a table maybe because we went during off season. Food is delicious and honest, good relation quality/price. My boyfriend ate the tuna and it was a massive portion. The prawns are...More

Thank PatriciaPintodaSilva
Reviewed 29 April 2017

During our trip, we fully recognised the no stress philosophy. However there is no excuse for being ignored, not addressed and not welcomed to the restaurant. We realised after 7 minutes or so that no staff were intending on welcoming us so we left. Not...More

Thank PreZurich
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Blue Marlin was a wonderful little spot. With not more than 5 or 6 tables you should always reserve - and you'll be happy you did. The fish carpaccio, lightly seasoned with pepper and olive oil (and doesn't need more than that) is divine. The...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Casual service combined with fresh tuna in white wine sauce and rice was an enjoyable first evening in Boa Vista. Our daughter of 8 had some simple pasta in tomato sauce which was tasty. Overall a pleasant evening.

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

It's a a very small restaurant directly at the main square of sal rei that offers good food for a reasonable price. As the name of the place says - mostly fish and seafood can be found on the menu but barely any vegetarian options...More

Thank FishingForGopas
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Nice place to stop and have a beer very small but very friendly And not expensive Only had drinks there but food looked nice

Thank paultaylor1963
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I visited Blue Marlin on a sunday, when a children's carnaval parade was marching around the town central square. Blue Marlin has a laidback atmosphere, is excellent to enjoy a beer or a meal and observe the busy surroundings. It's also visited heavily by the...More

Thank Vince V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sal Rei, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Boa Vista
  • Phone Number: +238-251-10-99
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