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Food & Restaurants In Praia

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  • Sovaco de Cobra. Locals love this down-to-earth eatery.
  • Café Cachito, Praça Albuquerque,  +238 2 619278-9 915740. The town’s oldest bar, situated in the main plaza.
  • Cybercafé Sofia, +238 2 617546. It’s a nice spot to enjoy some local cuisine while watching the world go by. Expats and the chess community in the area love it.


  • Restaurante Punto D’Incontro, Avenida Cidade de Lisboa,  +238 2 617090, e-mail:[email protected] Cuisine from Italy and Cape Verde.
  • Restaurante Panorama, Rua Serpa Pinto,   +238 2 614100, fax: 2 613076, e-mail:[email protected] Located downtown in the Hotel Felicidade. Open all day. The business community enjoys its feast.
  • Restaurante Flor de Liz, Rua 5 de Julho 43,  +238 2 612598. Cap Verdean cuisine with a vast menu and generous portions.
  • Churrasqueira Dragoeira, Achada S.Antonio, +238 2 623335. This restaurant is known for its barbecue chicken and is also a wonderful place to meet locals.
  • Restaurante Marisqueira Rosita, Hotel América (Largo da Europa, Porta Nº 09, Achada S. Antonio),  +238 2 38 2622888, fax: 2 621432, e-mail:[email protected] 10-23. $500-2200. 
  • Churrasqueira Benfica, Achada S.Antonio,  +238 2 622195. Barbecue restaurant with a Brazilian flair.
  • Restaurante Nova Luar, Terra Branca,  +238 2 614009.  


  • Beramar Grill, Chã D’Areia,  +238 2 612826. Specializes in seafood and is known for its tuna and bacalao served with white wine.
  • Restaurante Gamboa, Cha D’Areia,  +238 2 611115, e-mail:[email protected] African food with generous portions. They offer a good assortment of local wines as well. Service that is pleasant.
  • O Poeta, Achada de Santo António,  +238 2 613800, fax: 2 611603, e-mail: [email protected] O Poeta is a popular hangout for the upper crust and visitors, located next to the Portuguese embassy with a great view of the city. Barbecued squid with veggies and cheese is a house speciality.
  • Restaurante Avis, Rua 5 de Julho,  +238 2 613079, e-mail:[email protected] Good cuisine is said to be available right in the heart of the city, although service is sluggish, as is customary in Cape Verde. Live music is performed on occasion.

How To Travel To Praia

BY PLAINPraia is serviced by Nelson Mandela International Airport, which is located around 3 kilometers northeast of the city.TACV (the national airline) and a few European and African carriers provide flights to a variety of locations across Europe, Africa, South America, and the United States. Domestic flights are also...

How To Get Around In Praia

Numerous bus stations dot the city, and taxis are plentiful.BY BUSThe city is served by two major bus companies: Moura Company and Sol Atlantico. Each route is assigned a unique number. Safende to Achada Santo Antonio, Vila Nova to Achada Santo Antonio, Calbeceira to Palmarejo, Pensamento to Terra Branca, Achada...

Prices In Praia

MARKET / SUPERMARKETMilk1 liter$ 1.10 Tomatoes1 kg$ 0.85 Cheese0.5 kg$ 7.00 Apples1 kg$ 3.40Oranges1 kg$ 2.20Beer (domestic)0.5 l$ 0.85Bottle of Wine1 bottle$ 5.50 Coca-Cola2 liters$ 1.90Bread1 piece$ 0.65Water1.5 l$ 0.85RESTAURANTSDinner (Low-range)for 2$ 20.00 Dinner (Mid-range)for 2$ 45.00Dinner (High-range)for 2$ 61.00Mac Meal or similar1 meal$ 4.30Water0.33 l$ 0.75Cappuccino1 cup$ 0.60Beer (Imported)0.33 l$ 1.45Beer (domestic)0.5 l$ 1.30Coca-Cola0.33 l$ 1.75Coctail...

Sights & Landmarks In Praia

The plateau is home to a significant number of attractions. It was defended from enemies approaching by water by the ancient city wall, equipped with antique cannons. The governmental district is located in the city's southern section.BuildingsPraia town hall (Antiga Câmara Municipal). The town hall, built in neoclassical style with a...

Shopping In Praia

Praia has a number of marketplaces. It's worth a visit even if you don't plan to purchase anything if you want to see a true African market. One of the patterned, colorful linens manufactured in the countryside is a nice keepsake to carry home.Mercado Municipal (Mercado Central), Avenida Amílcar Cabral. From early...

Stay Safe & Healthy In Praia

Praia, being the nation's capital and largest city, has a higher crime rate than the rest of the country. The majority of crimes involve minor stealing, with the majority of victims being locals rather than visitors, however there have been a few occurrences involving foreigners. So, although Praia is...



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