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Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Tanzania
255 77 746 2311
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 43
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  • 14
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice affordable food

Archipelago is situated next to the beach in Stonetown. They have really nice seafood - dont miss the tuna filet, its really good! Its not to expensive and provides really good value for money! They also make some really nice juices - much nicer than coca cola to accompany your food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Rikard H
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is one of the most popular and reliable restaurants in Stone Town. Great breakfast and excellent meals. Although moved from its balcony location to next door, it still maintains its popularity and excellent service. Steaks are tender and BBQ grilled chicken tasty, Pizzas are also delicious and fresh seafood is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Archipelago is situated next to the beach in Stonetown. They have really nice seafood - dont miss the tuna filet, its really good! Its not to expensive and provides really good value for money! They also make some really nice juices - much nicer than coca cola to accompany your food.

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Damme, Belgium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had lunch in this restaurant on THE 26th March 2015. The food was very good with a big choice of fish of meat. Also very good passionfruit-juice.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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164 reviews 164 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The beach view is obstructed by men repairing their boats and fishing nets and not in a quaint scenic way. The spiced coffee was amazing. I had a vegetable curry that was very good and the date cake was incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Even thou the location has been changed but the food still the best in stonetown..If you never try Chicken Mango Salad I suggest you step on this restaurant.Warm welcoming staff best service ever.Thank you to Danny and his team....Keep it up Mr Masoud and Juddy always the best!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We went for dinner, and ordered a chicken pizza. The pizza was average, with a long wait. Our server was not friendly, (didn't say anything that I recall either in Swahili or English), and the wait for the food was long. Prices were reasonable. The place seemed popular and was busy. During the day, the view was likely good as... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The sea view while one has lunch is great and ...interesting mix of the town and coast atmospheres. Clean, safe and very professional.

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sydney
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We were working in Stone Town earlier this month and raced to Archipelago for a few take away snacks. We all got fish burgers (6 in total) and couldn't believe how amazing it was! Try it!

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Went here once on our 1st night in stone town and before discovering other places. Food just ok - not bad but nothing too great either. View to the sea is restricted by junk yard or something like that. Some locals congregating there too, smoking etc. No ambience or deco. Would recommend to take a few steps down the beach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Service was good. Prices were reasonable. We enjoyed the fish - a couple different kinds. No alcohol, so just had water to drink. Close to the water but no view.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: 255 77 746 2311

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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