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Restaurante Cesaria

266 Bowdoin St. (Quincy St.) Send to Phone
If you haven't tried Cape Verdean cuisine, Restaurante Cesaria is one of the best places to get an authentic taste.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Restaurante Cesaria Restaurant Review

: Cape Verdean restaurants are hard to find in Boston and uncovering one that is true to its authentic flavors is even tougher. If you aren't familiar with the cuisine, it's a hybrid of Portuguese and West African cookery. A step inside Restaurante Cesaria promptly whisks you off to the Mediterranean and the tropical Atlantic at once. We recommend starting with golden fried yucca or the juicy steak, pepper, onion and Brie "bites." Main dishes shine even brighter: the katchupa is a slow-cooked combination of pork, beans, beef, collard greens and hominy. Signatures include the feijoada, a tasty dish of pork, linguiça and beans, and grilled octopus --- and they are too substantial to allow room for much else. Try it all paired with a whiskey smash or dark and stormy. For dessert there’s a New York style cheesecake and an ice cream "Sunday," but why opt for those when a mango mousse cake is waiting to be indulged?


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