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“lovely place for a special dinner” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Calabash Cafe - CLOSED

Calabash Cafe
Haile Selassie Road, Msasani Peninsula | P.O BOX 3030,, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Cuisines: International
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“lovely place for a special dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

My family visited Calabash when they were in Ezulwini Valley in Swaziland 16 years ago and they were always great. Was a lovely surprise to see them in Dar when we moved here. Have heard that they are closing down this month tho.

Visited August 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A firm favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Calabash Café is a family favorite... Birthdays, anniversaries, romantic dinners, quiet time, and more are all enjoyed here. The owner and his family take the business seriously, as do the staff, and it shows. Every dish is an experience, every meal a delight, and though it's not the fanciest of locations, it serves its patrons just fine. I can't recommend one dish over another, they're all just delicious. Try it.. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi
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105 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Both the quality of food and the service are excellent. I stay here for quite a while and I do not get tired of the way seafood is prepared, fresh from the sea.

Visited July 2012
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Somerset West, South Africa
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111 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Lovely food, intimate seating next to the pool”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

Nice varied menu of fish, meat and veggie dishes, good quality, fresh, good service.

Visited May 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Good food, good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Eventhough the spot is not that special in Sea Cliff Court, the Calabash does offer really good food and good service.

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