Top Ten Seafood Restaurants in Maputo

Eating out in Maputo Mozambique at these top ten restaurants is a treat worth mentioning! Mozambique Travel has all the inside information on the best places to eat seafood in Maputo, and where to find traditional peri-peri chicken and prawns too. At last, a definitive guide to the very best restaurants in Maputo serving up delicious seafood meals and traditional Mozambican dishes. Find out more about the excellent seafood restaurants in Maputo from one of our specialist Maputo holiday consultants right here, so dive right in!

Traditional Mozambican food fish Zambi:

Perfectly located on the Maputo Seaboard, have a great time under the palm trees with a premium menu and top wines, outside on a veranda facing the ocean as dhows drift past. African Asian fusion meals with gusto and delicacy mixed in for new flavours and a wonderful vibe. Unique quality! 

Address: Av. 10 de Novembro, Nᵒ 8 Maputo, Moçambique. Call (+258) 84 339 2624



Santorini Mozambique prawn curry cuisine Sagres Shellfish Restaurant:

Lobster grilled to perfection, exquisite vegetable soup, samosas and rissoles, grilled spicy chicken and indescribable deserts. A talented friendly chef, clean and attentive service. Excellent all around.

Address: 2JR4+MF8, Maputo, Mozambique. Call +258 21 495 201



A plate of traditional Mozambican foodCampo di Mare:

Come and try excellent Italian cuisine and wonderfully flavoured seafood with friendly service and a great location on the beach for sunny afternoons with a cold beer. Diners always have a very good experience with fresh seafood and big dishes that fill everyone up. The homemade gelatos are enormous and fab! 

Address: Avenida de Marginal Anexo ao Clube Marítimo de Desportos, Maputo 1102 Mozambique. Call +258 84 684 4374


The food and cuisine spread out over the table in Sentidos Beach Retreat MarNaBrassa:

Seafood, Mediterranean, European, and Portuguese cuisine. These guys are really cool and the food they cook is A1! Go for the yummy seafood platter to enjoy lobsters, big prawns and squid. Prices are reasonable, on the beach.  

Address: Avenida da Marginal, Maputo 1100 Mozambique. Call +258 82 300 0792



a bucket of ice and different wines Dhow Café:

One of our current Maputo dining out favourites as it combines food, art and retail. A funky outlet in Maputo showcasing a contemporary art gallery with an eclectic mix of fashion and design within a trendy restaurant setting. It’s the ultimate chill spot in the city with gorgeous views of Maputo Bay over the largest suspension bridge in Africa, from the cafe’s garden. Sit in comfortable sofas recycled from old wooden Dhow boats.

Address: Rua de Marracuene No. 4 Bairro Ponta Vermelha, Maputo 1100 Mozambique. Call +258 84 322 2333


wine bottle and candles Botanica:

A little slice of a green oasis right in the city centre – a unique and quite magical courtyard secret garden featuring a giant wild fig tree and hundreds of exotic plants. Enjoy a slow lunch or dinner here and shop between bites at trendy pop-up fashion shops. Mediterranean flavours, Greek tapas and tropical cocktails. A sensory explosion!

Address: 148 Rua Kibiriti Diwane, Maputo, Mozambique. Call  +258 84 558 4558


Burger and chips served at Nuarro Lodge in Mozambique Piri-Piri Restaurant:

Serving Maputo’s best iconic grilled peri-peri chicken for decades, since during the country’s vicious civil war. The juicy chicken is grilled to perfection and the peri-peri sauce is excellent in its simplicity. Always busy, the restaurant is unpretentious and great value for money. 

Address: Av. 24 de Julho 14, Maputo 1100 Mozambique. Call +258 21 492 379



A favorite dish in mozambique Txhapo Txhapto:

Rated the no 1 restaurant in the whole of Maputo and therefore a must-try with its friendly staff, great menu, simple food, great juices and vegetarian and vegan options – and a good choice of cocktails! 

Address: 173 Avenida Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique. Call +258 84 541 9820



A table of different Mozambican foods at White Pearl resort The Taverna:

Offers genuine Portuguese food and is frequented by many local Portuguese people. Lovely bread, meat dishes, and seafood plus decadent desserts. The best place in Maputo for Pasteis de Nata (Portuguese Custard Tarts). The pace of the service relates to the quality of goods – the chocolate milkshake is to die for. Located in a central area with a kitsch design cafe scene that really works.

Address: Corner Avenidas Mao Tse Tung and Armando Tivane Av.julius nyerere n.967, Maputo 1100 Mozambique. Call +258 84 444 5550.


Santorini Cuisine sushi O Farol:

A great day out on Maputo Bay with awesome harbour and city views and tons of fresh prawns for a great price. Garlic bread dipped in prawn sauce is to die for and this restaurant is famous for its shrimps served by the kilo and variety of fresh seafood. Stunning breeze and comfy environment.

Address: Catembe Praia Da Katembe, Maputo 1100 Mozambique. Call +258 82 391 5710.



Join Mozambique Travel on a holiday in Maputo, the vibrant capital of Mozambique, and enjoy the top restaurants and seafood eateries in town. This definitive guide to the best-ever restaurants in Maputo should satisfy even the fussiest eater! Choose from kilos of prawns and shrimps, fresh grilled fish straight from the sea, peri-peri chicken dishes and baked codfish. Desserts are to die for and homemade ice cream is a dream find in some of these amazing Maputo restaurants. Contact Mozambique Travel and find out how we can help you book your dream holiday package to Maputo and Mozambique.