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“Favourite amongst informed travellers & locals” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lukmaan Restaurant

Lukmaan Restaurant
Mkunazini, Unguja City, Tanzania
0777482131
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Cuisines: African
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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Favourite amongst informed travellers & locals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Great food
Reasonable priced
A favorite amongst locals and informed travellers
No tourist trap - but you might want to check your bill twice
Located in the center of town
Menu has only Swahilli food,
Quality of food is perfect
Try the tamarind juice & octopus curry

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Simple and authentic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

If you are interested in real Swahili food at a reasonable price, but in a "tourist" friendly location, this is the place to go. Any of the curry dishes are fantastic...my favorite is the octopus. The tamarind juice is lovely.

Visited July 2012
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uae
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“local food under boubou tree”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

nice local food, clean , and in center of town, the restaurant open early morning good for breakfast, tastey food.

Visited May 2012
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Cape Town
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A firm favourite, and it has been for a few years.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

It's our Sunday morning brunch must have. We're residents and never tire. Beans,spinach, chapatti, octopus soup..sweet, milky coffee or chai, it's wonderfull. Authentic Swahilli food, amanzing staff, and great on the pocket too, quality of food is far more than you pay for, in terms of local food and what's available. Fantastic pillau and lovely biryanis for lunch. It is a must if you visit Stone Town. Also, try the hibiscus or tamarind juice.
Great for families.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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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
“The real thing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

This is where they serve the real Swahili food and for very affordable prices. Many locals eat here.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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