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Terrace Restaurant

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Msasani Slipway | Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 755 706 838
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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Late dinner on the terrace of The Terrace, and the ambience was just great. The wait staff was just the right mix of attentive and discreet. I had the calamari and chorizo starter - calamari was very tender and the chorizo was spicy as it should be. My main was a pasta. My companion had the tuna steak in a... More 

Thank deanie2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a chilled spot to have a couple of sun downers and something to nibble on. With a great view over the ocean and moorings of the yacht club. With good company its a great place.

Thank griffin O
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good restaurant at top location overlooking the ocean and with a great set up. Having said this, there are some points of attention. During our stay in Dar we experienced a deterioration in the service, the quality of the food, the availability of the wines, etc. All in all: the place has it all, but lacks stability in quality... More 

Thank Dominic T
Arusha, Tanzania
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service here seriously needs to improve. Like many places in Tanzania due to the post-socialist hangover, the service can be less than impressive if good at all. I ordered their seafood pasta and it was bland, like really bland. Thank goodness i had alcohol ordered so it helped me down the food. i was done by the time (1... More 

Thank evjohn86
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very good meal here and the ambience is wonderful by the pool overlooking the indian ocean. we were lucky that Dazjazz a local jazz band was playing while we dinned under the stars

Thank bgrant722
dar es salaam
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Good place for a couple and group diner. More formal than the surrounding eateries. The venue is ideal for formal and informal diners, and overlooking the slipway area and the ocean. Food is fantastic and you can see they also focus on details when it comes to serving the food. Love that the chef takes time on presentation. Like the... More 

Thank plwaka
Woodside, CA
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

One of the most lovely, spacious terrace/indoor dining places in the area. We had breakfast there every day of our stay. It is gracious and peaceful .. a stunning spot.

Thank cedar3
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is as it says, on an outdoor terrace by a pool. It's in the slipway shopping area so on the weekends there are lots of kids playing on the playground below so it may be a bit noisy at times. The appetizer was nice but too small. They bring bread snacks before your meal which were very good.... More 

Thank Hymes
dar es salaam
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

From the moment management appointed a new restaurant manager, everything approved! we were very pleased to eat there again.

Thank eytanin
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Evening here is something to be enjoyed. The sun setting over the water combined with reasonable drink costs and good food make it a very pleasant place for a meal. The staff was friendly and attentive and while the portions are huge, they are big enough. I had shrimp starter which was excellent but the pork belly main was just... More 

Thank daswo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Seafood, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Msasani Slipway | Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 755 706 838
Welcome to a spectacular restaurant at the Slipway. Upmarket French/contemporary cuisine, seated at the pool and enjoying a scenic view with a great wine selection. Also capable to host functions seated up to 350 pax.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?