Market in Maputo

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...

Seafood in Maputo

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...

International in Maputo

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...

Cafe in Maputo

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.

Burgers in Maputo


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.

Portuguese in Maputo

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.

Cafe in Maputo

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.

Cafe in Maputo


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.

Seafood in Maputo

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.

Seafood in Maputo

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.

Indian in Maputo

O Petisco

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

Pizza in Maputo


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

European in Maputo


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

Cafe in Maputo

Café Acacia

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

European in Maputo

Delicioso d'Paõ

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