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Restaurante Sao Joao

Rua da Liga Africana 121 | Maculusso, Luanda, Angola
+244 923 586 173
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good62%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“pollo” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“nice food” (2 reviews)
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Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Rua da Liga Africana 121 | Maculusso, Luanda, Angola
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good, typical Portuguese, food and well priced. Came in at a busy time but the service was good, contrary to some other places.

Thank Cláudio M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Food a this retaurant is usually very good. They serve just about anything from the menu and have daily special that are usually composed of five to 6 dishes to choose from. It is a good value for money as most of the place...More

Thank Belarminov
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Visit Restaurante Sao Joao for delicious gosht, however the menu here is not apt for vegetarian lovers.

Thank Happy R
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Nice location though parking can be challenging during the week. Really excellent Portuguese food and you get huge portions for a very decent price. Make sure to try the polvo a lagareiro or bife. Also don't be shy and have the chocolate mouse for desert!

Thank VincentRvanH
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Recommended to visit this place when I am in town and ordered Naco na pedra. It's beef cooked by yourself on a hot stone. The staff will replace the stone from time to time or upon request to ensure you have a great time cooking...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This is my 3rd review of this Restaurant. Nothing changed about the second one I made a few years ago. Quality service, nice food and affordable for Luanda. A mix of Portuguese and Angolan cuisine. Tasty food made with love and passion as if they...More

Thank Kool2bbop
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food, nothing to say. The location is not the best and is not that cozy. Maybe to pricy for the set up. Having said that the food is excellent, one of the best i have had in Luanda. Generous portions, perfect cooking, fresh...More

1  Thank Massimo B
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This was my second time to the Restaurante Sao Joao. The first time was outside under the many fans. Loved it. Had a great fish dinner, lovely cold beer and a nice time. This time, the proprietor took us inside in the air-conditioned restaurant. The...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We booked and reserved for 17 and ended up with 24 for evening with friends and co-workers. The staff was very cordial and quickly added settings for the additions without any questions asked. For the entire evening the staff was quick to serve , deliver...More

1  Thank Joball24
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Walkable from our apartment, we went with a small group at 5pm to have a few cold draft beers and then dinner. Service was better that normal for Luanda but it is still an outside environment so be prepared to fight the flies. Beef was...More

Thank Joball24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Liga Africana 121 | Maculusso, Luanda, Angola
  • Location: Africa  >  Angola  >  Luanda Province  >  Luanda
  • Phone Number: +244 923 586 173
Telephone 926 430 294
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