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Lukmaan Restaurant

Mkunazini, Stone Town, Tanzania
0777482131
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you're visiting stone town you must eat here!Second to Forodhani garden this is my fav eating spot in stone town. They have delicious local zanzibar cuisines at a fair prices. The juices and coffee are amazing . Plus friendly staff. Takes a while to order food if you're not used to the system but totally worth every shilling!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

our stay was not completed before he seen this restaurant, a lot of people try to eat here that s why we try also the food was great Swahili plus Arabian style amazing waiters i recommend this place to all

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our hotel recommended Lukmaan for some good local food, and they were absolutely correct! We stuck to the vegetarian dishes, sharing four or five small curries/stews, some kachumbari, and rice. Along with two drinks each, the total price was less than USD10. My favourite was an absolutely delicious pea and coconut curry. Agree with other reviews - it is busy,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It's like a fast food restaurant! You join the queue and show what you want. The selection is voluminous - that's right, but they never have Kisamvu! Then you queue again to pay - others might be in front of you as they only want a drink. You have to check the prices they charge you VERY much as it's... More 

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Dar es Salaam
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Lukmaan's is your best bet for eating real Zanzibari cuisine in a commercial (=accessible) setting. They've recently refurbished, with a more touristy vibe and a symbiotic relationship with the café next door... But the food is still good. It's essentially a lunch canteen-style place where you point at what you want at the counter. Mseto (a mix of rice and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Authentic, delicious and inexpensive. What more could you ask? It's cafeteria style, so you can take a look at what they're offering.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

this is my tip: - spicy rice (cardammon) - vegetable rice (mostly sweet) - octopus in coconut milk - leguminous relish - something fishy (?!) served with rice plate - tamarind juice Prepare not even 10 dollars for 2 person portion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Love this place. A big range of foods and it's always busy so you know the food hasn't been sitting there all day. Prices are cheap, you get your moneys worth in amounts of food. And the service is excellent. Best service in our trip around Africa so far. Love Lukmaan.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

excellent quantity-quality-price combination! I am a vegetarian and this place offers a big variety of veggies as well. Also cakes and a really good italian coffee :-)

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I had a filling Zanzibar biryani with chicken and a bottle of water for about £2 - absolutely great value for high quality food.

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Additional Information about Lukmaan Restaurant

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

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