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“Great service and food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Karambezi Cafe

Karambezi Cafe
Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 (78) 704 4555
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Ranked #12 of 192 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Seafood, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East African coast with fine seafood and continental dishes. Travel to Dar es Salaam and one of our thousands of friends will say "You have to go to the Karambezi". Our restaurant evolves and changes daily and through time. Come for a luxurious buffet breakfast from 6 am daily to a cocktail served whilst you overlook the Indian Ocean and dine on an Admirals Platter. Karambezi Cafe....Come Home....
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great service and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

When living in Dar as an expat, sometimes you miss a good steak or pasta. At Karambezi, you know for sure that your food will taste great, that the service will be attentive and friendly, and - very rare in Dar - that the food will be served within maximum 20 minutes, as compared to the usual 1,5 hours! The views are stunning and the wine is excellent.

Visited January 2013
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English first
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“kinda OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

The food wasnt so good i found it tasteless and its soo formal,food takes really long time the waiters are friendly yes but there is something missing like a feeling of " feel at home we are here for you" honestly i did not get that and i would not like to go back there

Visited November 2012
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful view and great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We had dinner at Karembezi last night- we picked lighter options as we were not terribly hungry and some of the normal meal size portions are quite expensive, but the food was delicious and we had room fro some of their delectable desserts!

Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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528 reviews 528 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 110 cities Reviews in 110 cities
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
“The Best Venue in Dar”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This is the best bar or cafe venue in Dar hands down. It is on a cliff by the ocean! Come on!

Yes it is a bit pricey but there is just nowhere else like it, naturally air conditioned, good food, good drinks and great atmosphere, if only I could live here!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Pemba, Mozambique
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Feel the Sea Spray”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Brilliant location on the rocks with glass panels protection you from the wind and the spray. Upmarket mood with friendly tones. The menu has a 5 star room service feeling but the quality is good. I find the pricing a bit stiff but then again you are in the Sea Cliff company. Out side seating is great. Secure parking.

Visited February 2012
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