Best restaurants in Maputo

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    Fish Market

    The lively Fish Market is in a large white building en route to Costa do Sol. Peruse the many creatures that inhabit the nearby waters, or go all the way and choose what you’d like from the main hall and get it grilled at one of the small adjoining restaurants. Cooking prices average about Mtc160 per kilo.

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    Restaurante Costa do Sol

    A Maputo classic dating from 1938, this beachside place – now under new management – draws the crowds on weekend afternoons. There’s seating on the large sea-facing porch or indoors, and an array of seafood dishes and grills, with prawns the speciality. It’s about 5km from the centre at the northern end of Avenida Marginal.

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    Feira Popular

    This is a Maputo institution, where you can mix and mingle with the crowds as you wander amid dozens of small bars and restaurants set inside a large, walled compound. O Escorpião, with hearty Portuguese fare, is one of the most popular. Taxis wait outside until the early hours.

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    Pizza House

    Popular with locals and expats, this place has sidewalk seating, plus reasonably priced Portuguese-style pastries, sandwiches, burgers, grilled chicken and a good-value daily menu.

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    Maputo Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

    This place has well-prepared seafood dishes (meat dishes as well), indoor and outdoor seating, views over the water and live music Friday and Saturday evenings.

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    Mundo’s

    Burritos, burgers, pizzas and other hearty fare are served up in large portions on wooden tables set around a street-side veranda and cooled by a misting system in the summer months.

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    O Escorpião

    O Escorpião, in the Feira Popular, close to the entrance, is a classic Portuguese family-style restaurant offering a wide selection of well-prepared Portuguese and Mozambican dishes.

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    Café Continental

    This faded but classic place in the baixa is a Maputo landmark, with a large selection of well-prepared pastries, plus light meals, a large seating area, a small street-side terrace and lots of ambience.

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    Surf

    This large, amenable place has indoor and garden seating, views from the escarpment over the bay, a children’s play area, reasonably priced snacks and light meals, and fast service.

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    Cais 66

    Enjoy sushi and snacks on the upstairs deck or seafood grills in the breezy waterside dining area downstairs. It's located at Clube Naval, Maputo's long-standing yacht club.

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    Marisqueira Sagres

    This waterside place is popular for dinner and Sunday lunch, with a large menu of well-prepared seafood platters, plus meat grills and continental fare, and a small pool.

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    O Petisco

    The in-house restaurant at Hoyo-Hoyo Residencial serves tasty Goan and local fare at reasonable prices.

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    Gianni Sorvetaria

    Delicious Italian gelato, plus sandwiches and light meals.

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    Mimmo’s

    This bustling street-side pizzeria also has pastas, and seafood and meat grills. Service is usually prompt. Check your bill and your change carefully.

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    Taverna

    Tasty Portuguese cuisine with fado music in the background and a large wine selection; it’s just up from Avenida Eduardo Mondlane.

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    Café Acacia

    A tranquil garden setting with a children’s play area and bay views, plus tasty pastries and coffees.

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    Delicioso d'Paõ

    This place with counter seating is popular with locals and good for a quick, inexpensive bite.

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    Pastelaria Bico d’Ouro

    A worker’s cafe, with sandwiches, soups and inexpensive but filling set menus.

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    Supermarés

    A large mall with a supermarket, as well as ATMs and many shops.

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    Deli-cious Deli

    Fresh breads, cheeses and sliced meats.