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Karambezi Cafe

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Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 (78) 704 4555
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view
Description: For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East African...
For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East African coast with fine seafood and continental dishes. Travel to Dar es Salaam and one of our thousands of friends will say "You have to go to the Karambezi". Our restaurant evolves and changes daily and through time. Come for a luxurious buffet breakfast from 6 am daily to a cocktail served whilst you overlook the Indian Ocean and dine on an Admirals Platter. Karambezi Cafe....Come Home....
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice views and a very friendly staff

The Karambezi Cafe has a very good breakfast buffet with good coffee and pastries, smoothies and freshly prepared eggs; extremely friendly and helpful staff/servers; a great view of the Indian Ocean; and a nice, if not extraordinary dinner menu. On some evenings there's a live band so if you're... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Karol B
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Burke, Virginia
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Burke, Virginia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Karambezi Cafe has a very good breakfast buffet with good coffee and pastries, smoothies and freshly prepared eggs; extremely friendly and helpful staff/servers; a great view of the Indian Ocean; and a nice, if not extraordinary dinner menu. On some evenings there's a live band so if you're planning a work meeting be sure to request a table towards... More 

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Blantyre, Malawi
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is Awesome View of ocean is Awesome (if you are going before sunset) Service is Awesome We had a birthday celebrations there and the way we were treated was superb, All waiters joined in to sing the birthday song Sea is mind blowing and fresh

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Thank syamundarps
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to go , but not cheap . Service can be a bit slow @ times . Food ok but not great . Music was on Friday evening . Set on the Indian Ocean . There are better places to go in Dar for vale for money

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Thank Berkhamstead
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is really beautiful and has a romantic feeling to it. The food is amazing. The service is first class. Waiters are quick and professional. Definitely a place to go for a date or even with a family.

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Thank Shaymaa B
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious. A bit pricey the location and live music is delightful. The menu is a bit limited. I think it needs more flavour . The live band is amazing on the weekends

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Thank Delicia K
Maputo, Mozambique
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a lovely place by the sea to end your day. nice cool sea breeze and stunning views of the shore (if you reach early for sunset)..the staff is nice and accomodating.. Food is nice and they have some choices also, especially the seafood.. They have both open area on the deck and the luxurious upstairs lavish closed hall..Its not cheap... More 

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Thank A S
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After my disappointment at The Slip Way Water Front, I went to the Karambezi cafe were I was welcomed by more professional and efficient staff. This time it was table for two and adequate waiting time, in less than 3 minutes we were asked what drinks we would be having. Asia our waitress was excellent and profesional at her job,... More 

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Thank Patricia991
Province of Segovia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karambezi is always the first stop for me when I come back to Dar es Salaam. The staff is well trained and polite. Rich choices of food and beverages to choose from. I recommend it not for the food but for the ambiance.

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Thank Roco T
Morogoro Region, Tanzania
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karambezi is one of the best restaurants in Tanzania, locationwise. also offers very good breakfast, varieties and choice of food is fantastic, you cant help ut to get a taste some of their custom made fresh juices, freshy made shakes and pancakes. the restaurant also serves other meals. good place for business lunch or dinner.

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Thank MustansirMusaji
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location and good food worth every penny. The place is full but the staff go out of their way to get you a table. Their mini burgers are too tempting and kids would love.

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Thank Irham E

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 (78) 704 4555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Cafe, Seafood, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view

Description

For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East African coast with fine seafood and continental dishes. Travel to Dar es Salaam and one of our thousands of friends will say "You have to go to the Karambezi". Our restaurant evolves and changes daily and through time. Come for a luxurious buffet breakfast from 6 am daily to a cocktail served whilst you overlook the Indian Ocean and dine on an Admirals Platter. Karambezi Cafe....Come Home....

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