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Mercury's Restaurant (Zanzibar)

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Mizingani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
255 77 741 3081
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Mercury's Restaurant is situated right next to the sea port - PERFECT if...
Mercury's Restaurant is situated right next to the sea port - PERFECT if you are entering Zanzibar by boat! Our menu offers a range of fresh fish, soups, seafood, club sandwich, pizza, fajitas & many vegetarian options. All our tables are situated on an open plan deck with a view of the indian ocean & the nearby islands. Come and enjoy a Zanzibar Ice spiced coffee or fresh juice at Mercury's....
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
not good , not bad , just normal

Food : normal ,services : slow, music : good . Price : expensive . If yoou pay a little more , you can have better lunch and better service in Serena hotel .

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Liu H
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New Zealand
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Mercury's in Zanzibar -- check it off the bucket list. This was a great place for dinner, drinks and live music on our final night here. Don't be shy about dancing with the band - it's LOTS of fun :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Sitting in the restaurant as the sun goes down, experiencing a working harbour with the ferry taking on passengers and people swimming below us in the surf and the fishermen tying up their boats for the night has to be one of the best ways to spend out frist night on Zanzibar island. With these surroundings the food was delicious... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Food : normal ,services : slow, music : good . Price : expensive . If yoou pay a little more , you can have better lunch and better service in Serena hotel .

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We made a big mistake by entering this non descript establishment, after a walk along the the front of Stone Town, which has many restaurants we fell into this one, must have been tired or lazy. The service was poor, with an attitude, the food expensive and poor quality, but the best is yet to come. Only having US dollars... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Nice food, I had the grilled tuna salad. Nice service, our waiter was friendly and chatty. Lovely views of the harbour, nearby islands and ocean. Saturday nights have live music, but there Re nice views by day.

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We stopped by Mercury's for a drink, planning to go later for dinner. We sat at the bar and ordered gin and tonic. The drinks were served politely and then we started to observe what was happening. Only one person who was behind the bar appeared to be taking his job seriously. A man came in with a delivery. He... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Fast service, friendly - very tasty food! Flexible with kids orders, yummy Pizza superb seafood!!!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The terrible service and arrogant manner stop me from visiting this place again or recommend it to any travelers. There are tons of restaurants and bars further down the road near Fort and Palace that have great sunset view, music and food. Mercury is the last place I would consider. My friend and I grabbed a drink there last night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I had gone there with family, and we all loved the food. The curries were great, and the portions were good. We had a table overlooking the sea, and it was nice sitting in the dim light and watching the waves come in. The live music was full of pep and you are encouraged to dance if you feel like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Need to get away from the hustle of all day shopping in Stone Town, quick drink when you get off the ferry or just to admire a beautiful Zanzibar sunset... Mercury's is the place for you.

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Additional Information about Mercury's Restaurant (Zanzibar)

Address: Mizingani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255 77 741 3081
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mizingani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: 255 77 741 3081

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups

Description

Mercury's Restaurant is situated right next to the sea port - PERFECT if you are entering Zanzibar by boat! Our menu offers a range of fresh fish, soups, seafood, club sandwich, pizza, fajitas & many vegetarian options. All our tables are situated on an open plan deck with a view of the indian ocean & the nearby islands. Come and enjoy a Zanzibar Ice spiced coffee or fresh juice at Mercury's....
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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