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Maktaba Street | Maktaba Square, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Had a meal with yummy starters, very tasty n gud quantity!!very friendly environment, lots of choices of food n drinks, center of town and good variety for the lunch buffet!

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Thank Fely V
Cairo, Egypt
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This cafe doesn't have a special to produce but the service was quite good. Appetizers of samosa and chicken rolls was good.

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Thank ShokrMah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Awesome cafe/restaurant Yummy food Love it! It is a great place to unwind and relax. Even let loose with 3 happy hours and music to your taste! I love the friendly atmosphere and A must visit to experience it for yourself! The food is really tasty.. finger licking good. The environment is so homely that's what makes cafe 43 an... More 

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Thank nadzz786
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Never seen a such lazy hosting in hospitality industry. Disappointing to see a very good place is not well handled. I have been visiting this place on and off...like once or twice in 6 months. But no good to notice. In the hot weather of Dar es Salaam, when guest come in, the waitresses/waiters wait till the guest ask them... More 

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1 Thank Samuel S
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I didn't found any thing special in this restaurant. finding the place was a little difficult in night , the environment was clean and simple , menu simple with some choices ,the food was normal same as service . I paid for sweet chicken as main curse plus French fries for starter (but they bring me this with food) and... More 

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1 Thank pesare-parsi
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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145 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Coming back to Dar after 6 months i notice this new place being 5th best restaurant in town all of a sudden, with 15 fantastic reviews, i am a bit suspicious. I had to be in the area for a meeting so i popped in on a tuesday evening, during happy hour. Besides the local staff and the indian origin... More 

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5 Thank Kortenbergtraveler
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Walking into the pitch dark room at Cafe 43, i sensed the tension in the atmosphere. Not knowing what was going on, with the flick of a switch, the room lit up with immediate shouts of "SURPRISE!!!" ringing through my ears from the familiar faces of family and friends who gathered around smiling and laughing at my priceless shocked facial... More 

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1 Thank Daniel D
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Had an amazing evening! Went with friends after work for the happy hour changing it to hours of a lot of fun! The food was yummy.. especially the chicken wings! The owners were very friendly and joined us when we were dancing. If you looking for a fun-filled evening without having to make it too expensive, this is the right... More 

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Thank Reema B
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It is a great place to unwind and relax. Even let loose with 3 happy hours and music to your taste! I love the friendly atmosphere and the chilled beers! A must visit to experience it for yourself!!

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Thank Anthony F
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Cafe 43, is not just a restaurant, it is a place with good music, good service and very friendly staff. The food is absolutely delicious, especially the chicken wings and the fish fingers. Its a wonderful place to hang out with colleagues for a few drinks after working hours or just go out for a nice dinner on a Saturday... More 

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Thank IlonaF333

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maktaba Street | Maktaba Square, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam

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