Italian in Pemba

Locanda Italiana

Tasty pizza and pastas in the quiet courtyard of a restored building in the baixa. The pizza oven is fired up during evenings only, from 6pm.
Steak in Pemba


On the hill overlooking the port and the bay, with South African meats, plus chicken grills, pizzas, hamburgers, grilled prawns, squid, pub food and ice cream.
Cafe in Pemba

Pastelaria Flor d’Avenida

A long-standing, informal eatery with outdoor tables on a small, street-side plaza offering a selection of standards and pastries.
Seafood in Pemba

Pemba Dolphin

Directly on the beach, with music and a beach-bar ambience, plus seafood grills and pizzas.
Seafood in Pemba

Restaurante-Bar Samar

Tucked away in the car park of the Igreja Reino de Deus, this place features hearty Portuguese cuisine served on a shaded porch.
Supermarket in Pemba


For self-catering try Osman's, about 1.5km east of the main junction.
African in Pemba

Restaurante Rema

A good spot for local meals and local vibes. It’s just opposite Pemba Dolphin.
Seafood in Pemba

Clube Naval

This waterside restaurant-bar has a beachside setting and a large menu featuring salads, seafood, chicken, ribs, pizzas and desserts. There’s a volleyball area on the sand, a swimming pool and a small children’s pla…
Deli in Pemba


The pricey but well-stocked Procongel is attached to Wilson’s Wharf restaurant in the baixa, with produce, imported cheeses and gourmet items.
Seafood in Pemba

Wilson’s Wharf

Burgers, seafood and meat grills, hearty breakfasts and views over the port. Rooms are planned.