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 gril…
Cafe in Chimoio

Ponto do Encontro

The aptly named 'meeting point' is one of the town's best meeting and eating places, both as a Portuguese-style cafe (the coffee and pastries are excellent) and as a restaurant. The house special is chicken in mushr…
Cafe in Beira

Café Riviera

Head to this old-world street-side cafe for caffeine Portuguese style and a bolo (cake) as you watch the passing Beira scene – both the pretty and the gritty. It offers all the usual snacks, including chicken and sa…
Cafe in Mozambique Island

Café-Bar Áncora d’Ouro

This lovely cafe evokes the faded charm of colonial Mozambique, with old black-and-white prints adorning the walls and hefty tomes on the tables. There's no better place to relax with coffee and a muffin (or waffles…
Cafe in Quelimane

Cafe-Pasteleria Saima

The city's only really inviting pasteleria isn't large, but it's good for a pastry, a galão (Portuguese latte) or something fast and no-frills (a burger perhaps). Make the most of it: there's not much else like this…
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.
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 Tofo

Café Happi

This good veg-only cafe at Liquid Dive Adventures has tasty breakfasts, salads, sandwiches, smoothies and more. It's near the entrance to town: go left at the Y-junction, and it's about 100m further on the left.
Burgers in Tofo

A Streetbar Named Desire

This quirky place in the town centre's market area serves an array of burgers and other pub food, all named after music of the '60s and '70s, such as the Elvis Presley pork chop. It also has some salads.
Cafe in Maputo

Pastelaria & Restaurante Cristál

This long-standing place has delicious pastries and breads, light meals, indoor and street-side seating, and a popular, reasonably priced restaurant serving well-prepared local and continental dishes.