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Zanzibaar Bistro

34 Saint Patrick's Street, Cork, Ireland (Centre)
021 4272895
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Ranked #360 of 457 Restaurants in Cork
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Centre
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Place is ok service is so so the good is not great below par really it really needs a clean out and menu redo

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Ireland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Ate with my husband here, ordered nachos and he had burger and chips. All going well until I found a pubic hair in my dish, called the waitress, absolutely disgusted with what I had just found. Told her I would not be paying for our meal. She started to argue and say that my husband's meal would have to be... More 

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Liestal, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was in Cork in 2007 for 8 months. We were a plenty of times here for Lunch. And everytime it was very very delicious. And the food was plenty. We had nice lunches there everytime. The staff was also very friendly. If i come back once to cork i will go to eat there again. I can't say something... More 

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It reminds me of maybe going to a friend who doesn't ever cook for dinner and getting served with 'old el paso' soggy nachos and undercooked fajitas. The good intention is there but perhaps the knowledge of how to translate that into a good meal needs brushing up. Than being said the staff were friendly and the place has a... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

You will never leave this place hungry as the portions are Hugh for the price you pay. Great value for money

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I visited this restaurant back in March with a friend. What a mistake! It is advertised quite well and menu looked great from the street level but as soon as we reached the first floor the restaurant was not what we expected! Musty, stale kitchen smell, very dated and no atmosphere. I ordered the fajitas and my friend ordered chicken... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I've eaten here a few times and never get sick of it. The first time we tried it, it was because we thought it looked "different". An African theme. The food is amazing and the waitresses always greet us with a warm smile. The portions are HUGE and the prices are cheap compared with other City Centre places. You definitly... More 

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Kinsale, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

I really enjoyed my last visit at Zanzibaar, every time I come to Cork with my wife we stop by Zanzibaar. Food is excellent!! Zanzi Sky Skrapper or Fully Loaded, amazing burgers, staff are friendly, would recommend to anyone.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Well. It's not like me to write pitiful reviews... but this is my exception. I actually worked here for 7 - 8 months while travelling around Ireland, and I have to strongly encourage you to NOT EVER eat here. If it's still run by the same guy, with the same chef, ruuuuuuuuuuun! A chef who smokes in the kitchen, an... More 

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Ireland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Service was first class, Food was excellent and plenty of it. First stop in Cork next visit will be to Zanzibaar.

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Additional Information about Zanzibaar Bistro

Address: 34 Saint Patrick's Street, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 021 4272895
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
Cuisine: Mexican

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