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Restaurante Sao Joao


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I have tried cuttle fish, bitoque and picanha and all were really good. The food is pricey but its Luanda so you expect it.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tony R
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

I have been last month in November 2017 to this restaurant during a saturday, and the service was the worst you can get. I was about to order a take away and I was kept waiting for 15 min standing in the cashier just to...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Euricleia S
Reviewed September 14, 2017 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.

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed August 9, 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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Belarminov
Reviewed July 26, 2017

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

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Happyreads
Reviewed May 7, 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!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Vincent_van_Halsema
Reviewed March 23, 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

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank adrians625
Reviewed January 26, 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

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Kool2bbop
Reviewed September 22, 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

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank massimobJ5899HV
Reviewed May 20, 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

Date of visit: April 2016
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