Eating & Drinking
Sal is sprinkled with local style and international cuisine, catering to all tastes, the local seafood is usually still kicking it’s that fresh! In the evenings you can find local musicians performing at restaurants and bars.
Santa Maria has loads of good restaurants and cafes where you can grab a bite to eat or sit down to a good meal.
With fresh fish coming in to the town pier every day, there are a number of places to go to taste the local fish and seafood.
Angulo Beah Club continues to grow in the most sought after destination in Sal for eating an drinking. It’s outside yet cozy atmosphere combined with the best pizzas in town, awesome fresh fish dishes and a variety of Gu’d food makes the Angulo Club a must. The national “cerveja”, Strela, is ice cold on tap and the caipirinhas are flowing ateveing time, or stick to josh’s favorite , strong coffee, pancakes and crispy bacon.
La Tortue in the upstairs of the Morabeza, Cabo Verde’s crown hotel is one of the best vibes in the country. The food drink and service is an example of things done right ! Price is on the high end.
Odjo D’Agua is one of the oldest hotels and restaurants in Santa Maria. Situated on the beach just to the east of the town pier, the main restaurant sits out over the water .They serve great fresh fish and lobster as well as traditional dishes. …. Odjo d’Agua is one of the more expensive restaurants in town but the food is good.
Café kreol is one of our favourites. A real local restaurant serving local food. Try the ‘Catchupa’ – a stew of meat and beans. This place is very popular with the local people so can get busy. Good honest food at good honest prices.
Americo’s on Rua Principal always has a good selection of local fish and seafood on display. This restaurant has been here for many years and has always been reliable for a good meal and a decent wine list. They have a terrace upstairs where you can eat with a view over the main street.
Angela’s is a restaurant and BBQ on the beach. Angela has the whole capverdian fast food/ bistro set up dialed and usually draws a good local crowd and ambient.
Cultural Café is in the main square and has a big terrace outside. Local owner, Luciano is a friendly guy and always very active in Sal’s tourism They often have live music ….