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De Julho 24, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
+258 84 302 3560
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Milan, Italy
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77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is one of the good places where to go and eat fish! The Crab is wonderful, but you can have matapa, shrimps and many more!!! the look of the restaurant could be improved to show in a better way the soul of the place...but the food is good and you can eat fish at a cheap price!

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Thank Pit B
Maputo, Mozambique
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143 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most antique restaurants in the city and have been here several times and food is always good. The dish is always very fresh and owners choose the best for their restaurant. Try the crab au natural, garoupa rice, shrimps and pregos. They also have patisserie and you can have your breakfast, with a good variety... More 

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Thank msgoliveira
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372 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The waiter remembered me from 3 yes ago. Coffee and cakes still of a good quality. I enjoyed most the coffee and friendly service.

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Thank Timothy W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Good Seafood restaurant. Great atmosphere in and outdoors. Pricy, but worth the visit. Good friendly service. Has a decent range of Confectionery. Off street parking.

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Thank Mohamed Siddiqu... P
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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829 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 891 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We have been to this restaurant several times and have always been satisfied with our food. Last night's dinner was also very good; we had the local dish matapa (with rice as well as chima) and also beef with rice & vegetables. All of us liked our food. The bottle of wine we selected from the list was also to... More 

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Thank SunnyW358
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Enjoyed watching the football match whiles having my dinner, and with a cold glass of white wine. The service was fast and great. They were always filling my glass when it got empty.

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Thank Drew D
Hout Bay, South Africa
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Ordered fish and baby chicken. Good selection of vegetables with the fish and nice fresh salad with the piri piri baby chicken. Both dishes very well prepared and juicy. Service from staff was great.

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Thank Deon V
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

European style cafe with great pastry's and excellent bread. Staff are attentive and food and coffee great. House red was solid also. Very reasonable prices ... did I mention the bread OMG. Steak was perfect, portugese tarts excellent ... must visit option for any tourist.

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Thank steve f
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great good in a big restaurant. The staff are welcoming and friendly and remember you each time you visit. Lovely seafood and good Mozambique dishes. We enjoyed several lunches and dinners at excellent prices. We will definitely go back again and again.

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Thank Fredavolleyball
South Africa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Just stopped over for coffee. Nice little restAurant. Good service. Need to come back to try the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Julho 24, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Maputo Province  >  Maputo
  • Phone Number: +258 84 302 3560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?