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Chez Pastis

Rue Amilcar Gabral 5, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 984 36 96
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (101 reviews)
“smoked fish” (18 reviews)
“carpaccio” (16 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rue Amilcar Gabral 5, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure that you ring in advance and book his place because its so small and you'll be so disappointed if you can't experience it. The food is delicious and fresh, if they haven't had it fresh that day, its not on the menu. The...More

1  Thank PaulW_COO
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My man and i decided to have dinner here after having a look at some reviews in tripadvisor. We did not expect to find a small but definitely attractive restaurant, especially when all the restaurant here are quiet big. The restaurant was almost fully booked,...More

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited Chez Pastis after it was recommended by the lovely rep at our hotel, when we were searching for a change from the all inclusive hotel food! Being steak lovers we were excited to try the steak here as we heard...More

Thank Penguinmonkey1992
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing setting, amazing service and then the food WOW the freshest and most amazing tasting food!!! Went for a special occasion and they did not disappoint!!! Thank you!!!

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing quirky restaurant slotted into what looks like an ally way, the Sublime steak was fantastic and the owner Herbert was very friendly and got the brandy out to celebrate my wife's birthday, a great and special evening

Thank KesandMad
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I can honestly say after eating at many places around the world this had to be the smallest restaurant we had ever eaten. It's in an alley squeezed in between two buildings, no roof just a large plant root system. It was a fantastic evening,...More

2  Thank Stevesmith1965
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Read reviews on trip advisor so decided to take a look. Good atmosphere and food. Herbert a great host really enjoyed our night with true Italian hospitality.we even gave it a second visit. Loved the individuality of the place Thanks again cheers! !

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

What a fab little restaurant. If u only leave your hotel once then go here 🍸 fantastic place Herbert the owner very entertaining ! Good food not the cheapest but well worth it 🐙would advise you book as only holds about 20 people but he...More

Thank Siobhan M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We liked this spot but thought compared to some others it was expensive and also a little overrated. They book several days out and the restaurant has a really intimate feel, and the kitchen is visible so you can see the theatre which is great....but...More

Thank davidlross87
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Good food, small restaurant fitted in a tight space, but very cozy. Helpful staff, handled a couple of grumpy and pushy dutch guests like a true professional..

Thank Magnus G
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Marcello L
7 June 2017|
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Response from brc7ar | Reviewed this property |
the best way to make a reservation is to go there in person
25 March 2017|
Response from HerbertFino | Property representative |
Hi Angela, Our website is under mantainance for a few days, I apologize about that but we don't accept reservations via Tripadvisor. Could you please forward your request to herbert fino gmail com? (sorry but I can't write... More
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24 March 2017|
Response from HerbertFino | Property representative |
Hi, Our website is under mantainance for a few days, I apologize about that! Could you please forward your request to herbert fino gmail com? (sorry but I can't write any html in here so make sure there's a point between... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Amilcar Gabral 5, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 984 36 96
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