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“Original Italian food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Taverna

La Taverna
Creek Road, Stone Town, Tanzania
+255 776 650 301
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Ranked #8 of 54 restaurants in Stone Town
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta, Wine Bar
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: La Taverna is a story of passion.The story of our family with three generations of cooking in our blood. -------------------------------------------------- We've come together to bring you the best of our family recipes from various regions of Italy: Tuscany, Milano, Roma & Napoli. -------------------------------------------------- We create traditional, home-made pastas, pizzas, breads, & desserts - serving a wide variety of imported, cured Italian meats, cheeses & coffee drinks. -------------------------------------------------- We take great pride in the quality of our ingredients.Many of our pasta's are home-made using a combination of recipes passed down from three generations of chefs.Most of our cured meats, cheeses and italian products are imported.All of our olive oil is extra-virgin, even in our cooking. -------------------------------------------------- Open 11 to 11 - Closed Sundays
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Original Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

La Taverna is a great place too eat. Very good service and delicious food, made of original Italian ingredients. Best restaurant I visited in Zanzibar.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Zanzibar
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Authenticity snd kindness”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Good italian food and wine and atmosphere in a convenient location close to the ancient slave market and central market

Visited July 2012
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Jambiani, Tanzania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Bring repellant.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Food was ok. But sitting outside on the terrace is a nightmare.
Hundreds of mosquito's are trying to eat you.

Visited September 2011
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Montpellier, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Always the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Certainly one of the most friendly place in Zanzibar, The Food is good and the Owners are gems . Not to be missed for a nice dinner with friends

Visited March 2012
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Boulder, Colorado
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Pizza and pasta right from Italy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

I am a regular customer at La Taverna. They have the best pizza in Zanzibar and probably in all of Tanzania. The pizza makes you feel like you are in Italy not Africa and their homemade pasta dishes with seafood are fabulous.

The location is not the best (a bit off of the regular tourist circuit), but the owners have done a great job with the space and it is worth getting out of the tourist areas for the best Italian food in Zanzibar.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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