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“Amazing food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe at Emerson Spice

Cafe at Emerson Spice
Tharia Street, Kiponda, Stone Town 0000, Tanzania
255 24 22 32 776
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Ranked #1 of 55 restaurants in Stone Town
Price range: $6 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood, Eclectic, Fusion
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Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Unique and Innovative Seasonal Cuisine for lunch in our down stairs Cafeé, 12 to 5PMRoof Top, Tea House for Sunset Cocktails and Dinner Set Menu 5 small courses; a selection of seafood and Zanzibar specialties, Reservations only
Quito, Ecuador
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99 reviews 99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Amazing food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We went for Christmas dinner there. Besides of having an amazing panoramic view of Stone Town, that night there were Christmas carols sang by kids. Food was outstanding and the cooks were so kind. Everything was a part of a very nice atmosphere to celebrate Christmas out of home.

Visited December 2012
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Buckinghamshire
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Special Spice!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Innovative cooking with great use of local ingredients and spices
Great concept - you arrive to see the sunset then eat a set menu all given at the same time.
I think this gives the chefs more space to really go to town on the creative dishes
Very unexpected in a quite sad and dirty town.
Well done Emerson Spice!

Visited January 2013
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Manama, Bahrain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Absolutely loved my meal of shrimps here! Food was fresh and very delicious! A definite must for food lovers!

Visited December 2012
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Bedford Hills, NY
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Delicious Dinner with a Beautiful View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We dined at Emerson Spice on our one night in Stone Town, and are so happy that it was recommended to us! We were traveling with our 10-year-old daughter and 13-year-old son, and we all loved it. The roof terrace provides a wonderful view of Stone Town and is especially beautiful at sun down. My husband and I started our meal with Dawa cocktails which were amazing. Then the 5 course feast began. Each course was an experience of different tastes and flavors, all of which we enjoyed and devoured. We were thrilled to find such a gourmet meal.

Visited December 2012
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Hove, United Kingdom
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“The Best Dawa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

High up view of stone town with comfy cushions to recline on. The most refreshing Dawa - just order the next one when they bring it to you as you'll finish it in no time

Visited December 2012
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