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Largo Santa Isabel, Sal Rei, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
+238 255 11 73
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

During our recent stay in Sal Rei Boa Vista, we visited numerous bars and restaurants, we found that, Naida, in the centre of town on the town square was a good local owned restaurant, with a nice selection of local foods and drink, not the usual bland chain type pseudo European bars that abound in the area. We would recommend... More 

Thank DerbyBradley
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This looks like nothing from outside (it doesn't even look that much from inside) but you really know you're somewhere local! We pre-ordered our dinner the day before, as we noticed that they had a sign that recommended this. They cooked us the local speciality - a kind of stew with bean & sweetcorn. It was lovely, and they just... More 

Thank Ben P
Mayfield, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Pooped in here for a quick drink when we were in town..it's very local and friendly ..another great place to see local life without hassle ..very friendly and worth a look

Thank baileysnake
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

What a nice place... and very autenthic. Menu is simple but works fine. We ate here ghoat, tuna, rosefish and chicken and everything was tasty. If You are looking for a good African style restaurant in Sal Rei, Naida is Your place.

Thank Juha R
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We ate here three times during our recent 10 night stay in Sal Rei. Having read previous reviews it was the first place we visited and although it is very sparsely decorated and basic cuisine,we enjoyed it's unpretentious appearance and homely atmosphere. On one visit, we ordered Cachupa,(which we had to give several hours notice to prepare) the local Cape... More 

Thank binnsey2004
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is small and has a limited menu of grilled fish, pork, goat and a few others. It does seafood rice and more dishes if you pre-order. We had the grilled octopus and pork which were both really nice, served with salad, rice and chips. Basic well cooked local food, not too expensive, would recommend.

Thank RichRJM
The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This restaurant was a pleasant surprise to us, simple menu but good food! Really a place that is worth to return to another time.

Thank Marjo0906
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

i had octopus, my partner i believe ordered tuna. my dish was inedible, his was just not good. the waitress was surly. the locale was tacky and dirty.

Thank hannah v
Lisbon, Portugal
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I always prefer to eat where the locals eat. Not in the over-priced restaurantes where all the flavours were softened to please the tourists. This is an authentic space with authentic people and authentic food.

Thank jmadeiradasilva
Bradford, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

The menu here is great, basically a list of protein! The waitress I think was having a bad day, she did her job but she clearly wasn't enjoying it! Apart from that the general atmosphere was great, the chief seemed like a lovely chap. The food was actually quiet good, would recommend a visit!

Thank christy h

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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Santa Isabel, Sal Rei, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
  • Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Boa Vista  >  Sal Rei
  • Phone Number: +238 255 11 73

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?