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Mkunazini | Next to the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
255777482131
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great place to grab some local food when in a rush

What i like the most about Lukmaan is that you get to see the food before you order it and it is always hot,fresh and ready to be served.You can either sit there or have it packed.They also have nice fresh juices.You can see tourists,residents and locals enjoying their meal daily in a clean and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

What i like the most about Lukmaan is that you get to see the food before you order it and it is always hot,fresh and ready to be served.You can either sit there or have it packed.They also have nice fresh juices.You can see tourists,residents and locals enjoying their meal daily in a clean and relaxed atmosphere.They don`t serve yesterday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great affordable Swahili food served caferia style. We had stew (vegetarian and liver) with rice and chapatis. Communal seating (indoor and outdoor). Fast and friendly service! A plus is that you can wash your hands in the restaurant. Very family friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is the best place in Stone Town to get authentic Swahili food! They do brisk business for mostly locals, but also the tourists who wander in. It's cafeteria style, so you point at the dishes you want from behind a glass screen and they'll serve it up for you. There are lots of vegetarian options like beans in coconut... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Fantastic sampling of Zanzibar cuisine, delicious local food with great service. No menu just point to what you like. Delicious chipata and fruit juice as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

By far the best food I had in Zanzibar. Its a hole in the wall (of course!) in the middle of Stonetown. Not much atmosphere, but perfect for a delicious lunch. Communal seating, everything in Swahili, and I can still remember the food many months later. A very local, Zanzabari spot. Put this on your to-do list.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This restaurant is next to Darajani square. Certainly not the place to go if you are looking for interantional cuisine but they do offer many option of local dishes (in local prices). Try the octopus curry is one of the best.Full meal with less than 4 us per person and pretty clean for local restaurant.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Great buffet style local food at v cheap price. Near Anglican Cathedral/slave market. Range of local fish, meat & vegetarian options.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is an amazing restaurant near the old slave markets. It was recommended by a local and we weren't disappointed!

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Masindi, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The place is for locals but you can easily sneak in and get yourself some local food. This is cheap, clean and people are friendly and welcoming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Love to have breakfast here whenever we visit stonetown. If you want to try the local cuisine, the food is nice and safe to eat if you are health conscious.. not far from the market area..Love the milk tea..

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Address: Mkunazini | Next to the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255777482131
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
Cuisine: African

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  • Address: Mkunazini | Next to the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: 255777482131

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  • Cuisine: African

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