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Mozambique Restaurant

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1740 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3252 (Agate St. & South Coast Highway)
+1 949-715-7777
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found it slightly on the expensive side but the area in general doesn't come cheap so if you take that into account it may not be as expensive. In any case, you get a nice view, excellent staff and great looking dishes. Bound to be worth the visit.

Thank Rainier23
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food. Good service. Barramundi Fish dish was delicious. Spicy sauce on the calamari was tasty. We sat on the roof. They say you can see some beautiful sunsets. It was foggy the night we were there.

Thank Karen W
Fountain Valley, California
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my 2nd visit to this restaurant and I ordered the 14oz Pork Chop for the 2nd time! I love this dish with tasty mash potatoes and sweet berries along with asparagus. Oh and let me not forget the Peri-Peri Chicken livers appetizer, so delicious! The ambiance is fun, listening to reggae music......service is personable and prompt! There is... More 

Thank 82SAH
Stowe, Vermont
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the food and stayed for the music. A warm night made for the perfect opportunity to enjoy dinner on the veranda. Great views from up top. Started with the sampler, which set the stage for the overall meal. Great combination of flavors, with just enough zip. The Chilean sea bass was especially tasty. My guest enjoyed a... More 

Thank FR0NT4
Newtown, PA
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234 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here our first night while on a recent visit to Laguna Niguel, CA. I had the Mozambique salad and Penne Pasta Mozambique. Very good. My husband had chopped steak and it was rather small. It was supposed to be a certain size in ounces, but was far below what was stated on the menu. He told the server,... More 

Thank Songbird811
Ladera Ranch, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited Mozambique prior to a trip to South Africa, then again when we returned home. It definitely reminded us of our trip since the food tasted authentic (flavor/spicing), with just the right touch of Americana !

Thank AmySuchesk
Las Vegas, Nevada
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198 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to make reservations. Four for dinner in the Durbin room which was a good call on a cool Friday evening. Music started at 7 with a very good female vocalist. All the food from the steak sandwich, sea bass, meat/cheese platter, soup was very good. Large menu so there is something for everyone. Nigel our server was attentive... More 

Thank Peggy A
Riverton, Utah
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was so excited to dine here for our anniversary but the food was pretty over priced for what you get. We ordered the pasta dish which i don't recommend. The fried calamari was good, hummus and pita chips were ok. We liked their bread pudding a lot. The ambience is the attraction.

Thank Alisha H
Medford, Oregon
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139 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first went there because it happens to be next to the hotel I was staying at. Lucky choice. The menu is themed to Mozambique and South Africa (even excellent South African wines offered), and it benefits, in my opinion, of the historical Portuguese legacy that Mozambique has. We dined there on a Sunday and we decided the next day... More 

Thank ChefLuigiBo
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A true South African showcase for their dishes and a exceptional great wine list, consistent good service and quality of every product.

Thank PattyFirenze5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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: +1 949-715-7777

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