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The Restaurant @ Casa Rex

Bairro 19 de Outubro, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
+258 29 382 048
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“samosas” (9 reviews)
“prawn curry” (6 reviews)
“crab” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bairro 19 de Outubro, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
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Reviewed today via mobile

The food was good at Casa Rex but not quite what we had hoped bearing in mind the waiting list (you have to book 3/4 days before in holiday season) and the amazing reviews. The service wasn’t the best

Thank Dtwilliams23
Reviewed 3 days ago

Chorizo squid heads were amazing, Great food, service and setting not sure what else to ask for in a restaurant ! 😀

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed great taste of mozambican and prtuguese dishes at Casa Rex Restaurant. My family loved the food.

Thank Joel J
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We read the other reviews on TripAdvisor and saw that CasaRex was rated #1 in town It certainly is very good and is more upmarket than the other restaurants we ate at but i didn’t feel it lived up to the reviews The prawn samosas...More

Thank RobertGreenstein
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We had a superb dinner at Casa Rex. The setting is sublime - book an outside table and enjoy a stroll in the garden. The menu is the most varied in Vilankulos with everything from incredible seafood to fragrant curries, to fantastic steaks. We ended...More

Thank Penny G
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We tried it and didn't go for another resturant our entire stay.. pretty much sums it up i guess....

Thank André S
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The best food we had at Vilanculos by far!!! This place has an awesome view of the beach and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner even if you aren’t a guest at the hotel. You can also just go for a drink. I would...More

Thank Tamsin D
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We were really looking forward to our meal at Casa Rex as it is the number 1 place to eat in Vilanculos. Our starters were nice - soup and samoosas. My fish main was good, however my partner's prawns were not fresh or overcooked, which...More

Thank tanya_withers
Reviewed 21 November 2017

If you are not lucky enough to be staying here, visit Casa Rex restaurant during your Vilanculos stay for a charming old world dining experience. We enjoyed a leisurely, bountiful breakfast served efficiently in this charming colonial setting, amongst gentle breezes lifting off the bay....More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We ate a late lunch at Casa Rex. The food was good but took ages to arrive. Luckily the spectacular view over the bay to the islands makes up for the wait. The wine served by the glass was not the best we had.

Thank colin_long
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Amanda A
25 October 2016|
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Response from Bozeman-Dublin | Reviewed this property |
Very affordable Amanda and always a hearty meal. Yes it's more expensive than in the town but by Western standards you won't find it in the least prohibitive. And the views of the garden and coast majestic it a really good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bairro 19 de Outubro, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Inhambane Province  >  Vilanculos
  • Phone Number: +258 29 382 048
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