We don’t expect staff which attended the Swiss hospitality school, but a lot of times it’s even hard to spot a smile. But when it comes to the personnel of sports bar Simpático, it’s totally the contrary.
We were received with a smile and every question was answered properly and fast.
We ordered the famous chicken wings and they were definitely good. It wasn’t a coincidence how we were received, because the service before, during and after the meal was excellent. With being such a rarity in Mindelo, this absolutely must be said and registered in our review.
That said though, it was a disappointment that the power outlets and WiFi were not working. It’s more a disappointment because for us these two things would actually be the things to return. A real real real turn off for us is that there are people smoking inside. It’s a sports bar, so we can imagine that this is permitted or normal, but for us a no go and main reason to stay away. You might have good service, excellent chicken, but if the WiFi is not working as well, we think we might take a raincheck the next time we
Because of the sport character and people smoking inside, it attracts a certain type of folks (we don’t mean to generalize). But you and we of course need to look at the purpose of the place. It’s a sport bar. A place where you drink beer, eat chicken, sit with other men, and watch football. If you are attracted to this image, than this is absolutely the place to be.