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JN 281

Avenida Julius Nyerere 281 | Ao lado do Polana Shopping, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
+258 82 642 5385
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“picanha” (14 reviews)
“filet mignon” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Julius Nyerere 281 | Ao lado do Polana Shopping, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We had an outstanding birthday lunch at JN 281, with the staff providing quick and attentive service. The owner is a personable and hands-on manager, and the picanha was outstanding. Would highly recommend this restaurant for others in Maputo or visiting.

Thank MountainIsland
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant used to be good. Today i had to remind my order to the waiter, had to ask 2 times for salt, picanha came very slow and there is no standart. Sometimes rare sometimes well done.

Thank Nejat G
Pedro C, Gerente at JN 281, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

I’m terrible sorry that you had this experience ! Could you provide me with more details of your visit ? So sorry

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Small and cosy, comfortable venue. Service with a Smile and knowledgeable staff. One of our favorites. Located in the center of town.

Thank NunoRosario
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Good place to eat a good picanha. The location is very good and near many other restaurants. Good service and good setting and clean

Thank AntonioG1071
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A friend took me here for lunch and wow, it was amazing. Had the special of the day which was pork cooked with clams in a tomato based sauce served with fried potato chunks. Plenty to eat, and some wonderful bread to help soak up...More

Thank Mike J
Pedro C, Gerente at JN 281, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank You so Much I see that you enjoyed our daily special It’s called Carne de Porco a Alentejana

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Food is amazing, tasty, one of the best restaurants in maputo, truly recommend it if oyu are a meat enthusiastic this is the place.

Thank Nasser C
Pedro C, Gerente at JN 281, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good garlic langostino starter Nice Portuguese pork mains Very quick service Seating can be tight Open Sunday

Thank onehotcamel
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A cosy spot close to Polana, in the heart of Maputo. Nice to visit with friends after work or for a family dinner. A very good host and excellent waiters. The menu is Portuguese influenced and can match the best spots in Maputo

Thank VerlindeNiels
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Unforgettable experience, delightful and unique food, great complimentary dessert, pleasant atmosphere and friendly staff. We went there twice, first at the beginning of our trip and then at the end... It just had to be done. The food experience was unforgettable. Carefully prepared steak with...More

Thank Pauli_Roth
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The restaurant is very well located in the restaurant area of Maputo and it offers a good selection of high quality food. Although it concentrates on meat and steaks, the choice of fish and other dishes is acceptable and recommended, and the wine list is...More

Thank MarioForjazSecca
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Response from Pedro C | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:59 AM - 10:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 12:00 AM
11:59 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Julius Nyerere 281 | Ao lado do Polana Shopping, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Maputo Province  >  Maputo
  • Phone Number: +258 82 642 5385
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