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Terrace Restaurant at Maru Maru

Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Tanzania
(0)24 223 8516
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Ranked #22 of 55 restaurants in Stone Town
Cuisines: African
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The food was tasty, but the service was unbearably slow. We dined on the first floor rather than the rooftop restaurant, which may have affected the service. Although the hotel has an elevator, it does not go to roof & requires climbing a flight of stairs, which my companion could not manage.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Perfect spot to see the sun set in the ocean while you sip on your happy hour drink. You have a good with over the rooftops.The terrace are on a good spot if you want to continue your night to an other place after the sunset or to stay and have a good meal. Not an sensation, but good compare... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Before dinner we sat in the lounge and watched the sunset sipping on cocktails and enjoying appetizers. Eating late allowed for the weather to cool down while eating in open air dining room. Menu offers many choices. Breakfast self-serve will keep you full for the day.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

we ate at this restaurant one time for lunch and I can tell you that the food didn't have the quality that we expected, specially king prawns that was only very little shrimps and not king prawn , but the dessert was good and we had a good view. I think if you want to go there only go at... More

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Lima, Peru
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The view of the rooftops and the ocean during the sunset was magical. The food and drinks were very good.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Unfortunately, the view is not enough for dinner. One does expect some edible food instead of the indefinable substance disguised in sauce and served as Indian food.

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Orford, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Great views at night. Loved seeing the Aga Khan mosque, a church and a Hindu temple all in close proximity.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

it's a really beautifull place, but that guy, that indian is impolite, really could have kicked his a*s!

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Munich, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Nice to sit and have a drink a sunset. Very friendly staff, average food.Good view vs the church and the mosle

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Bwejuu, Tanzania
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

My name is Culture Hamada and I’m from Zanzibar, I went with my girlfriend to Maru Maru to buy bread take away, we was waiting when I was violently attacked by a person, the manager of the place, because I was barefoot. Without saying “sorry” or “ please” he come to me shouting aloud: "GO OUT FROM HERE, WITHOUT SCHOES... More

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