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1740 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3252 (Agate St. & South Coast Highway)
949-715-7777
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 106
    Excellent
  • 98
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It's always "Unique at Mozambique!"

Start of with one of their "House Cocktails" and an array of appetizers! Everything is so good it's hard to choose! Then pick a dinner and nothing will disappoint you! It's all fantastic. Rooftop dining is the best! This place easily earns Five Stars!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Nan2cute4u
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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255 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Start of with one of their "House Cocktails" and an array of appetizers! Everything is so good it's hard to choose! Then pick a dinner and nothing will disappoint you! It's all fantastic. Rooftop dining is the best! This place easily earns Five Stars!

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Bottmingen, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We started off with good drinks on the roof top terrasse. The bar was packed but we managed to find two seats with a great view to the ocean. We stayed the whole evening, had a lovely very tasty dinner (fish) and went later downstairs to the bar. The live band was superb we stayed til after midnight. We would... More 

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Layton, Utah
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Had the chance to try Mozambique for a company dinner. Found the food delicious but nothing really outstanding about this steakhouse that would make me want to continuously return. Did enjoy the African style decorations and atmosphere. The night we went we enjoyed live music. Our server was very attentive and stayed on top of getting us refills and making... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We thought we'd give this another chance after pricey, marginal food eight years ago and ended up with the same experience this time. Food was ok, service was ok, and atmosphere in the front lower dining area is not great. Offensive, loud, bigoted guests at the next table made the overall experience not something I will do again. I miss... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My fiancé and I really enjoy this place. The menu can be a bit pricey but the food is worth it. Their happy hour menu/price is DEFINITELY worth the visit. The sunset from the rooftop patio is beautiful!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you're driving, use their valet -- street parking on weekends is tough. Valet service only $6. Table service is very good -- we were in a group of 10. Food prices are reasonable, given that you're in Laguna beach. However, my dinner was overcooked. Had grilled mahi-mahi that was overcooked with steamed veggies that were mushy. Even worse, the... More 

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Orange County, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Nice place and a quality experience Highly recommend and good music too. Valet parking and xlnt. Service. I highly recommend the seafood and a terrific bartender for cocktails or a great wine list. A must try.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I've had meals at Mozambique a few times. I can't complain about the service or the location - with their rooftop area, you have beautiful and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. The location is within walking distance of all the big hotels. Now the food: The menu is expansive... there is something for everyone. While not cheap, the good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We smelled the burgers from the pool at our hotel. We followed our noses and were not disappointed. the roof top view was beautiful. We even got a free bread pudding for my hubbys birthday. Also best ever,

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Yorba Linda, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great food, service and expansive menu. Multi-level facility with large outside deck. Super views from top floors

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1740 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3252
    (Agate St. & South Coast Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 949-715-7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, African, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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