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Mkunazini, Stone Town, Tanzania
0777482131
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 4
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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
Local food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Clonakilty, Ireland
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108 reviews 108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The quality of food wasn't really good. I think it is overrated. But the price is good. You can mix with locals and depending on time of the day it can be chaotic.

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Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

They had a great selection of food, which was great and they had amazing juices (I tried tamarind but my favorite was the avocado one). Would definitely go back.

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

You should go for lunch just because the food is great, plentiful and affordable. One of my favourite places for local food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

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