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Ancora d'Ouro

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Avenida da Republica | Bairro de Museu, Mozambique Island 3105, Mozambique
+258 26 610 006
08:00 - 22:00
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Nampula, Mozambique
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Have an Italian taste at Mozambique. Very tasty pizza, Pastas & cocktail drinks. Mix culture food joint mainly for European tourists in Ilha.

1 Thank irfan q
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a nice place to skip the sun, our to relax at night.. good ambient, mostly foreigners except at the weekend when the Indian community from the surrounding areas (Nampula, Nacala..) meets up there making the regular waiting time of 40min (this is normal everywhere you go) to 1h40 min (not good at all) and quite... More 

Thank Andréfmlr R
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Âncora offers a delicious and affordable menu. You cannot go wrong with any of their choices. Staff very friendly and quick. My favourite are the Pumpkin soup and the fish burgers. One Very important thing I love: is a dog friendly place so I can take my puppy and have a coffee outside while enjoy one of their desserts.

1 Thank San86Adn
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and good specials. We enjoyed fresh mango juice and lime juice plus great pizzas. The service was also top notch.

Thank Cam B
Maputo, Mozambique
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Amazing to say - but pizzas are simply great - one feels as being somewhere in the middle of Toscana ;-)

Thank Andreas Z
Lichinga, Mozambique
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fairly basic surroundings and eatable but unexciting food. The squid was rather rubbery and chocolate cake dry. Service was friendly and it was not a disaster but there are better places around.

Thank TallGuy-in-Lichinga
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This bistro is a great spot in the heart of Stone Town, Excellent seafood - marlin was fabulous. The place offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. We spent a few hours before departure with a breakfast, coffee/tea, and a game of Yahtzee! The staff was so accommodating and they even have a gift shop to browse for local art. A must... More 

2 Thank Mark L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic pizza, delicious sallads, and a wonderful shrimp curry make Ancoro d'Oro a must. Add to this a cold beer and an amazingly sweet and charming owner and you will leave here feeling terrific.

1 Thank Thomas O
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The visit to the restaurant was great, being pregnant i could not indulge in the lovely seafood dishes they had to offer. But the friends i was with really enjoyed the prawns and crayfish they ordered. The food is affordable being from South Africa and their exchange rate

1 Thank Melanie M
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Very nice, centrally located, bar and little restaurant. No luxuries, but we feel nice there AND they have generator which is a guarantee of having your coffee in a town where power cuts are the rule.

1 Thank Lupinha1960

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, African, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida da Republica | Bairro de Museu, Mozambique Island 3105, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Nampula Province  >  Mozambique Island
  • Phone Number: +258 26 610 006

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