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Shell Beans

Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 333-3686
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (29 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“juice” (7 reviews)
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Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
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11 - 20 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Cozy place right on the main street along the waterfront, and a good place to escape the heat of Male with a cold drink. Food is quite good though potion sizes are somewhat small. But its a great place to grab a light meal or...More

Thank Nishan P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went for a lunch with a friend , order for a Grilled Chicken Breast with Mushroom and Pepper sauce , but unfortunately i got an Penn Pasta with chicken and mushroom , request the waiter to change the dish he refuse and request us...More

Thank Saudullah A
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Waiters were prompt and very helpful, even though the place was packed. The food was amazing as always. Do try their froyos!

Thank M M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We found this café while waiting for the other visitors who came with us on the same boat for the city tour. Shell beans is located near the harbour. It has a balcony upstairs. Though we didn’t go there, I can tell it has a...More

Thank star g
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a nice place where to stop to escape from the hot Male. The staff is nice with a good service! The food at lunch was above average. The view is also very good

Thank Ocean_1212
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The eggs benedict looked so delicious when my friend ordered them. I took the island plate with maldivian food, it was amazing. The coffee, having been without coffee for 24 hours, this coffee was the best, as it also wasn't nescafe like the rest of...More

Thank Panizerfani
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

when i'm in male i always crave for japanese food, and shell beans has one of the delicious somewhat affordable food. i decided to dine in when i normally just take away the food.. as i enter the place the waitresses has a grumpy face...More

Thank ksaracho
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always one of my favorite it have a cool interior and well maintained and cleaned and cozy enviroment and state of art dishes.

Thank cookmv
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Thank you for the great comment and we look forward to see you again! Team Shell Beans

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We had a city tour and decided to have a break from walking around, so we decided to have a coffee stop at the Shell beans..we love the lava cake serve with ice cream. 😊

1  Thank tzai
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you for the great review, we look forward to serve you again! Team Shell Beans

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went with 4 friends. Food was lovely. Wife variety. Mango shake was amazing. Pizza ok. Dessert of oreo cheesecake was nice, very rich but unfortunately notvas chilled as would have liked. Would recommend to anyone in that area. Is on male airport island

Thank GeordieThatTravels
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you for the lovely review and we look forward to serve you again! Team Shell Beans

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13 January 2015|
Response from Vagabond W | Reviewed this property |
Shell Beans does not offer a breakfast buffet, sorry about that. Cheers!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Delivery, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
15:00 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
  • Location: Asia  >  Maldives  >  Kaafu Atoll  >  North Male Atoll  >  Male
  • Phone Number: +960 333-3686
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Shell Beans currently has Three cafes located in the heart of Male' and Hulhumale' island. One cafe overlooking the turquoise blue Indian Ocean opposite jetty number 7 and the other cafe centrally located down Ameenee Magu opposite Ghiyasuddin School. Our brand new cafe and restaurant outlet conveniently located off Nirolhu Magu, Hulhumale. just a 05 minutes drive from Ferry Terminal.
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