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Oriental Restaurant

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Kivukoni Street | Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
255 22 213 1111
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Osmotherley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't often eat in hotel restaurants as I prefer to seek out Trip Adviser recommended restaurants in the locality. But after a long flight and seeing such good reviews I went for the easy option and was not disappointed Very quiet initially ( at 8pm) but got a bit busier. Sushi was good and red and green curries full... More 

Thank Ian G
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

In Dar es Salaam and wanna have Sushi? This is the place to go to hands down, they have no competition when it comes to makkis and sashimis. Haven't tried rest of the menu but other Chinese items are pretty average. Be ready to dig deep into your wallet when visiting this joint, slightly expensive for Tanzanian standards but they... More 

Thank Mo K
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

I am here in TAnzania on business and dining solo, never particularly appealing. However the food and service here changed that. Very good range of wines, I picked an excellent red from Paarl, South Africa. I ate a delicious crispy Mongolian lamb dish with jasmine rice. It was better than anything comparable I have tried in the UK. Very impressed.

Thank Stenvoid
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

What a treat to have dinner here. For TS 66000 a full buffet was served and no preparation was spared. Seafood was available in abundance. Don't miss it if you are visiting Dar and feel like spoiling yourself.

Thank Elaine M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I liked the food and service but I think that 50 USD for a main course and half a bottle of the cheapest whine is too much (for Tanzania). But still worth going there if you're not short of money.

Thank GoodOscar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times. Their service is excellent and attentive Food is delicious and the wine list is great. Will always go back

Thank zfairy
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

Stayed at the Kilimanjaro and ate at the Oriental after a long lacklustre culinary trip in Tanzania. Tom yum soup was very good, but the duck curry just didn't quite hit the mark. Maybe they are trying to do too much in the way of Asian fusion and should just stick to one region and specialise. However I have to... More 

Thank 284Cathyreview
Province of Segovia, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

Great interior design and good location . Strangely there was no music. The wine list is rich. There is mostly seafood on the menu. They have only one chicken dish and it was tasting like fish. The waiting staff is experienced and well trained.

Thank Roco T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Came for dinner on two seperate occasions and on both we were blown away by the food and the ambiance. The staff were attentive and friendly , the sushi was great too and there was a wide variety of drinks to chose from. I could not find any fault and will definitely be back.

Thank Duncan K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

Since its opening, the place has offered continusly a large selection of oriental dishes. The atmosphere is more posh than casual. ( hotel oblige) The service is good and the waiters know the dishes ( quite rare in this part of the world). Selection of drinks is great and food is presented superbly. Taste wise, can't say much as was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Chinese, Seafood, Sushi, Thai
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kivukoni Street | Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: 255 22 213 1111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?