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Cafe Sol

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Sun Square, Rua Beijo de Mulata, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
+258 82 223 3765
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Maputo, Mozambique
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150 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice café in the heart of Maputo. It is a good place for breakfast and lunch. It does get quite busy during the lunch hours. There are a number of sandwiches, salads and bagels on offer and the environment is nice. There is a playground for children and there is often a fair on weekends to buy... More 

Thank Darice S
New York City, New York
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

It's a very nice place. Food is tasty, coffee is very good, and there's a walled-off play area for kids.

Thank shvarz
Maputo, Mozambique
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Cafe sol is a good place to have a relaxing tea or a salad. The ambient is very informal and relaxing. The menu is good and have several light options. They have a playground for kids, that gives you the chance to read while they play. Often they promote a fair where you can buy souvenirs at different price.

Thank msgoliveira
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great food in a relaxed atmosphere, chilled music and the best service we've had in Mozambique. Thank you Ernesto! We had the Turbo Omelette, the Black Olive Bruschetta and the Rissois. Great cappuccino and Pasteis de Nata too! (And for those who have children, it has a play area for them).

Thank Debra M
Swindon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Made a couple of visits on my last visit, including an exclusive use party. Food is great, seafood especially, and toilets are clean. The drive from the centre is typical Mozambique. The restaurant has parking. Lovely view.

Thank jlpjw
New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

During my stay in Maputo, Cafe Sol has become a great haven for me to relax and get some work done. Only place I've found in Mozambique with American-style iced coffee! Good menu variety and strong Wi-Fi. Friendly staff!

Thank piccirim94
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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820 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 865 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This was our second visit to the Cafe Sol. We arrived around 9.30 a.m. and we heard we could order breakfast or any lunch dish. Our waiter was very helpful. We ordered breakfast burrito and also the breakfast regular with eggs, sausage with whole wheat or white toast. French fries came with it too. The Mozambican coffee they served was... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I was on a business trip and during lunch time I would go here to have delicious good quality coffee and some of their food. I had a great carrot cake, sandwiches and a bean tortilla. I would defenitely recommend this place for coffee and lunch! It has nice seating inside and out and their staff was helpful in finding... More 

Thank Marinke B
Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

It's hard to find a proper americano in Maputo. They often just serve you an espresso if you ask for a black coffee - but the americano at Cafe Sol is just perfect! Nice getaway, nice service, nice food and nice market once a month.

Thank Bjørn A
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A tranquil spot within a residential area. Nice for a cup of coffee and bagel. The playground is definitely a plus.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sun Square, Rua Beijo de Mulata, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Maputo Province  >  Maputo
  • Phone Number: +258 82 223 3765

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?