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Tam Tam Bar

516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai curry” (11 reviews)
“chilli” (11 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
09:00 - 23:00All hours
International, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brilliant bar, staff friendly, proper beer, none of the holiday resort rubbish, food good as well, definitely worth a visit when you are in santa Maria, enjoy, we did.

Thank mrk1690
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

‘ No stress’ seems to be the Cap Verde motto and it certainly holds for this great little bar on Sal. It’s just a little off the main bar-and-restaurant strip and all the better for it. You can see at once that locals eat and...More

2  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and me visited this little treasure recently and were very pleasantly surprised by how lovely the atmosphere is in this place. They have excellent Wi-Fi and a top-notch level of service. The prices for drinks are great too. We didn't eat here but...More

1  Thank dacquah04610
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place used to be the place to hang out for a beer and burger, sadly it is in decline. Hardly any beer when we called in, What beer was on offer left a lot to be desired.

Thank Steve57C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thus bar is very friendly great to have a drink before dinner, Its not expensive you can also eat there, Although we just had a drin.

Thank lynn w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here again for the second year running because it has a laid back atmosphere and the beer is fab! I only had a snack of French fries (I'd had lunch at my hotel!) and they were proper skinny fries made from potato and...More

1  Thank Shellyh11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting here with my mother and we are both vegan. The vegetarian curry was lovely and safe for vegans :) the service was quick and it had a very friendly atmosphere. Will return during our trip

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place had a lovely tuna steak and tuna tartar. But the biggest happy surplice was the chicken bits, it was home cocked real chicken, no minced and pressed meet here. Taste was good and service lovely. Prices are good for what you get. But...More

1  Thank Henrik E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend told us to eat here and we wernt disappointed,prawn curry with rice and chips was very good, drinks were also good,good atmosphere.

Thank Russ066099
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is a sport bar but they do make nice food and Its really cheap. Go there if your money is low and you just want a relaxing evening

Thank Maria J
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Hello, sorry for the late replay. this bar is not on the front beach line therefore the prices are quite difrente form the beach restaurants. very acessible. confortable and normal prices, good price quality relation, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Rua Amilcar Cabral | Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal Sal, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Ilha do Sal  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 2385872355
  • E-mail
Tam Tam Bar and Restaurant is perfectly positioned in the heart of Santa Maria. Often described by our friends and customers as the 'hub or epicentre' of the town, consistently providing excellent food, beverages and service. Tam Tam is frequented by many nationalities which makes for an International flavour and a very unique ambiance to be enjoyed by all. We offer a delicious range of homemade fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu also offers some very tasty snacks and light bites along with some scrumptious desserts if you fancy a treat! So, whether it's for a bite to eat, to catch up on all the latest televised sports or simply a spot of people watching why not come and join us? We all look forward to welcoming you to your little home from home! Best wishes and happy holidays....The Tam Tam Team
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