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Mozambique Restaurant

1740 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3252
+1 949-715-7777
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“peri peri” (15 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
“durban curry” (8 reviews)
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African, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1740 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3252
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My partner is from South Africa and we were amazed to find this place, booked right away and came for dinner. Huge place! Rooftop terrace, 2nd floor was closed for an event and downstairs is like a speakeasy room, this is where we went. We...More

Thank cityboy_nz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not sure with this place but they won me over! Eric our server was spot on and took care of our large group with a smile. WE have a table for 10 but kept adding people as the night went on and he...More

Thank TTherese
Reviewed 1 week ago

A terrific venue, hand crafted african style, definitely worth a visit, quite gorgeous so definitely worth visiting for live music and drinks. Has an atmospheric Speakeasy downstairs for wonderful cool music with wonderful soul style singers/bands and you can wander upstairs for more live music...More

Thank 111kim111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The combination of happy hour specials with spectacular Southern California beach sunset made our time spent on the rooftop of Mozambique a very special celebration. The drinks were good, the ambiance very comfortable, yet we ultimately opted to dine elsewhere just to experience more of...More

Thank NougatHeeler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant at least 10 times and I have never been disappointed by the food, the service or the atmosphere. I actually feel they have great food and a good menu. Ivan the owner has created a very interesting restaurant. I...More

Thank elosie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with my brother and our wives. We ate dinner downstairs. I split a Wedge Salad with my wife. It was good. I decided to have the Mixed Grill to try a bit of several things. It was a lot of food. The...More

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the rooftop outdoor patio for happy hour. We ordered a few appetizers. They were delicious. The shrimp was very good and cooked perfectly. It’s on Pacific Coast Highway in downtownLaguna Beach.

Thank Rudypup
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We discovered Mozambique on this trip, over a mile outside Laguna. I would walk the mile every day to go back there. The rooftop is fantastic, and since we came after the 6-7pm rush hour we had no wait. Staff was extremely friendly and service...More

Thank Philippe_DC
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

2nd time coming here. Unfortunately, the rooftop was closed a private occasion. We sat mid-level with an ocean breeze and enjoyed a wonderful meal. Daniel, our waiter, recommended the wok seared ahi tuna for an appetizer. He was right in the money. Great app that...More

Thank CaboRob
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I loved this restaurant. Sitting outside watching the sun go down while drinking a drunken elephant is the perfect way to spend an evening with friends. Go for happy hour for discounted cocktails and try the skewers. They are really good. The peri peri sauce...More

Thank JCB0812
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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