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Piri-Piri

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Av. 24 de Julho 14, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
+258 21 492 379
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Methuen, Massachusetts, United States
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Piri-piri is a tradition dating to before the revolution in 1975. It is a great place to sit and watch the city. Piri-piri chicken is a must have when in Mozambique, but the restaurant has many other traditional dishes. I had a chicken curry that was delicious. The heat of the dishes can be adjusted to taste. Service was good... More 

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Thank Bill B
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Piri Piri is an icon in Maputo, one of the very few resturants that has stood the test of time. Whether for a meal or drinks with friends it is centrally situated and has the traditional Portuguese side walk table atmosphere as well as tables inside. Known for piri piri grilled chicken but offering a variety of other dishes as... More 

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Thank Ian B
Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The name says it all. This little place has the best frango piri piri in Maputo. You don't wear the golden boots unless you're the best player!

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Thank BMMsafiri
Juba, South Sudan
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166 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

가격이 괜찮았고, 한국의 전기통닭구이의 느낌이 확 나는 통닭을 먹었음. 양념이나 간이 많이 안돼있어서 좋았지만 같이 나온 감자튀김은 맛이 없어서 두개 집어 먹고 안 먹음. Fascinated how they cook fried chicken not so salty and no strong spicy added at very affordable price. Chips weren't good so didn't try too many.

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Thank Taeyoung K
Goa, India
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359 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must try when in Maputo...good service, good helpings..if you are a not great water one into two is ideal...vinho da casa was good too...but be careful of the hangers on outside the place....but can also get a good bargain for necklaces...

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Thank Sparkie09
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I started with half a chicken and ended up ordering the other half as well this is a must if you want to tickle the taste buds😋

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Thank Dewald v
Johannesburg, South Africa
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant before and the food has always been awesome... wonderful prawns and chicken... This time was very disappointing as the food was not very nice. Prawns were small and tasteless... drenched in butter . A pity as this restaurant is a landmark and has a reputation for simple but excellent food.

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Thank RalphSinger
Epsom, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This Maputo institution is a must try for its piri piri prawns or chicken whilst in the city. Service is friendly and efficient - my waitress welcomed me with a big smile. You can take a seat in the old school interior for the vibrant atmosphere or sit outside for some serious people watching (but you may get some hassle... More 

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Thank Hannah75
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The used to be famous piripiri restaurant from old LM or even Maputo times no longer. The service quality makes it annoying and then the quality expectation finishes on the negative. I love Maputo I hate lowing quality for no reason

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Thank Vitor B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Go there if there is no other place to go. Their famous "Frango à Piri-Piri" is not what it used to be. Its location obeys the "Location Location Location" factor, but, that's about it!

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. 24 de Julho 14, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Maputo Province  >  Maputo
  • Phone Number: +258 21 492 379

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