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Lukmaan Restaurant

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Mkunazini, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
0777482131
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic value

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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80 reviews 80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is the best place in Stone Town to have local food. You can choose your menu items from the buffet and they will serve it for you. Get there early for a chance to sit outside and sip your juice people watching

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

For those who want good local food at fair price this is the place to visit.Also a good thing is that you see the food before you order it and it is always hot and fresh.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The place to be for some authentic Zanzibarian food, must be Lukmaan! Open kitchen, prepped while you order and every thing you take is a surprise for your taste buds. Another pro: you will meet local people, chat with them and get to know the real taste of Zanzibar...

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I was stranded Sunday without a meal in view and ended up here in the Lukmaan which is more like a cafeteria. The food was nourishing if quite salty, and the cats were delighted with my handouts.

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surrey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have eaten in here on all my trips to Zanzibar. I love it! The food is delicious, and very cheap :)

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Gallivare, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

After a little bit of chaos and sharp elbows you will finally order good, cheap and local food. You will order from a buffet behind the bar by poiting of what you want. Highly recommended the restaurant!

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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Loved the espresso and tamarind juice here! Will definitely be returning for these things, but it's a shame that many of the items on the menu were not available (avocado juice, samosa..) The prices are very good, you don't feel like you are being the ''mzungu price'.''

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mkunazini, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: 0777482131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

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