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Restaurante Barracuda

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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Sur la plage | Santa Maria beach, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 80 10
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful restaurant with good food and very helpful staff who get information on the dishes even if they are not sure.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, you can sit outside and eat with a view of the beach, I had the wahoo in lemon cream sauce was really nice. My dad asked for fish baked in salt but we were told you need to preorder it so maybe go in the day or a few days before and book a table and preorder your... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I find it outrageous to read comments placed on tripadvisor for Barracuda that their staff was young & spoke no to Little english. I was in Lier, Norway last year and the owner of the Hotel we stayed in spoke not a word of english, I dod't go about like a kid complaining that the hotel owner spoke No english.... More 

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Devon
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at the Barracuda a couple of times. The fish menu was extensive and very reasonably priced. The house wine was perfectly acceptable and was also very good value. Located right in front of the beach, the Barracuda is a great spot for lunch and dinner.

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Thank PhilandClare55
Baerum Municipality, Norway
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here twice. Food are well cooked, but very moderate amount of food on the plate. Staff in the restaurant are young and from my point of view unexperienced with poor knoeledge of the english language, they gave us guests the feeling that they was avoiding us. Last night we wanted to eat languster, this was translated to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owned by a British Couple who do wonderful English breakfast and also mugs of tea. They have a good menu at a reasonable price for both food and drinks.

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Thank Olive H
Selby, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great wee restaurant, food excellent. Great service and right on the beach. Beautiful setting Plenty of fish on the menu, Henderson the name

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Thank Pearl070761
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beach resaurant, with an emphasis on sea food. The tuna tartare was outstanding. However the shared seafood platter was underwhelming, poorly prepared gritty, Sh**y, and bulked out with half cooked potato, the bisque at the bottom of the dish was great. Service terrible, close on so many occasions to walking across the resaurant to get attention. Ok... More 

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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

right on the beach, quaint but suggest a night visit which hides the fact your on pallets, this is not to detract from the place the food looks very good

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Thank DERYK l
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was amazing. The location is great and staff is friendly. The fish is very fresh and tasty and we enjoyed it so much, we came back directly the day after. I would advice to make a reservation since it is very busy. Also don't be in a hurry since service can take a while, if the restaurant is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sur la plage | Santa Maria beach, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +238 242 80 10

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