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“great food great view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Green Turtle

The Green Turtle
Barra Road | Praia da Barra, 1300, Mozambique
820 260 580
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Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood, Eclectic, Fusion, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Paris
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“great food great view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Great food, really fresh and tasty with a fantastic view.Just a bit expensive compared to some other restaurants in the area (for a student's budget).

Visited April 2013
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le pouliguen
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
““best restaurant in inhambane area, probably in mozambique too! and views to die for !!!!””
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Not to mention lovely and chatty joelle, quieter but equally friendly Francois who thrives to cook and deliver fantastically fresh local fish and seafood with an Asian twist and loads of love in the plate. Splash it with a bottle of fat b******d (refused by trip advisor as strong language) after a few 2M and cashews after your morning swim, and you very got the perfect recipe for an absolute stress free day in an amazing place! They offered us to stay with them on our next stay, but we shall refrain from doing so because we would never leave and they ll regret it :-)

Home away from home, the kind of place one would love to be, should they get bored of Europe and decided to change their life ...not to give anybody ideas, I am on top of the list!!!!

Thanks Jo and Francois, we ll be in touch shortly !

Hugo and leonor

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Liverpool, England
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36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
“Excellent food -- but don't pay with dollars!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

The food here is delicious, as all other reviewers note. However, this is the one place in tourist Mozambique that you should avoid settling your bill with US currency. We paid one evening with dollars and didn't even think of asking the rate of exchange, as, up to then, everywhere we had visited calculated bills based on the bank rate. On the second evening on which we ate here, however, we did ask about the level of exchange, only to discover that it was 5 Meticais less per dollar than usual elsewhere. On an average meal for four (two courses each plus drinks) this would mean a loss for the customer of around 20 bucks.
The Mozambican waitresses are very sweet and friendly.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pleasanton, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Mozi sea food with a French flare and right on the beach in a resort area. You want to be driving a 4X4 but it's very nice.

Visited March 2013
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Wells, Somerset
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Barra”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Just spend 10 days in Barra. Loved the Green Turtle, best beach front location, great staff, good quality food, beautifully presented and reasonably priced. HIGH RECOMMENDED!!! Definitely will go back and would love to stay at the lodges surrounding the restaurant.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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