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Lucas Restaurant

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Inhaca Island | Inhaca Island, Inhaca, Inhaca Island 1119, Mozambique
+258 87 611 3006
00:00 - 23:59
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The worst meal that I have had. Pity that the island is beautiful it deserves a better place to eat than this. Maybe there other places on the island

Thank fiksd
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great food - have the sea food platter . We ordered before we got there so when we arrived we where served within 10 minutes !

Thank JustinHawes
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

After spending a couple of weeks on the island it is nice to go to Lucas for some grilled squid or prawns. Starting off of course with a Caipirinha (lime/lemon, ice, sugar and Cachaca). Very friendly waiters, nice food and hopefully some beers available.

1 Thank Susanne E
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had the seafood platter. Fantastic prawns, Crayfish, fish and muscles. The atmosphere is quiet, and friendly

1 Thank Raymond S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner. Very friendly service. Not gourmet, but hey, this is an island off of the Mozambican coast with limited accessibility. Food was good value for money and tasty. Vino verde (green wine) and fresh seafood is always a winner!

1 Thank Nadine K
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I visited the island with my sister. We loved the vibe of this small unpretentious place. The food was fresh and very tasty and the staff were friendly. The selection involves local delights. A must whilst on Inhaca island.

1 Thank Vimbai T
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit , we travelled by boat from Camp Carlos +- 12 km After reaching Inhaca Hotel you walk through the local villages without a hitch . On arrival we were welcomed by the staff. Very professional given the location , beers cold , food first class and the price reasonable !! Lucas has maintained a high Standard... More 

1 Thank Gareth R
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good but took a long time to recieve. We only had 3 hours between arriving and catching the ferry back to Maputo. We spent 1 hour waiting for lunch Very quiet and only two other groups on the ferry so maybe not expecting customers for food and nothing prepared prior. Service was painfully slow by a waitress out... More 

Thank steve f
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10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

I had a memorable meal at the restaurant together with my family (grilled king size prawns and crab curry). We chose the menu previously and we agreed the lunch time - although time at Inhaca Island doesn't really matter... The meal was really superb. I got to know that the chef, Mr. Lucas, had already worked on great places, like... More 

Thank Domingos S
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The service was good and the food freshly prepared. The food was not hot when we got it as it had cooled down already. I steak was not done to order. Both my wife and I order medium rare, but the tenderised steak we got was so thin that one could not make it medium rare. Anyhow the rest of... More 

Thank 675brucea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, African
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inhaca Island | Inhaca Island, Inhaca, Inhaca Island 1119, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Maputo Province  >  Inhaca Island  >  Inhaca
  • Phone Number: +258 87 611 3006
We have been serving fresh seafood since 1992...

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