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Cape Town Fish Market

180 Msasani Bay, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 758 555 366
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (121 reviews)
“lobster” (28 reviews)
“prawns” (39 reviews)
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Pizza, Seafood, Sushi, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Msasani Bay, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cape Town Fish Market
1. "Fresh thinking"
"CTFM is a very swanky beachside bar."
Imran B
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2. Live Bands on weekends
" My colleague had lobster thermidor and he said it was excellent."
Martin C
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3. Best Sunsets & Sea Views
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This CTFM did not meet my expectations. The fish was overcooked and crispy. The prawns were nothing to write home about. The band was ok

Thank sgabuza
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

Cape Town Fish Market has several things going for it. The beach vibe, the beautiful view and the excellent service. Over the weekend, you get to hear a live band that does pretty decent covers of albums, and the wifi connection is fantastic. As a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was great, staff was friendly, drinks were good. This is the second best Fish market in the peninsula. Recommended.

Thank 19Jack64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

View it’s nice, as it’s located by the beach. Staff attentive, they will come after 10 sec you’ve been sitted. Menu looks good, drinks list too but that’s it. Fresh lobster is served with so much cream that you really struggle to taste to “daily...More

Thank Dariiiiia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for a lunch or a dinner after work. Have been there several times, generally good, nothing sensational but good.

Thank Aleksyu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been visiting this place for more than 5 times and all those times i have been coming here they have never disappointed. First and foremost the food, its always on point. Given CTFM are specialized in sea food, you simply would expect fresh food and...More

Thank reginald n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place. amazing view. Staff take great care of you. Spoiled for choices. Not to be missed if you are in town.

Thank Snoks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good sea food variety, excellent view of the sea and Dar Es Salaam. Expensive but the food quality and everything is of very good quality. Good selection of beers, spirits and cocktails. A must be place when in Dar Es Salaam. Fast and friendly...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in Dar Es Salaam it's place not to miss. Incredible views and mouthwatering drinks. Food is A+ grade

Thank Teet J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have the best fish n chips of the town. The order takes time to be prepared so expect it. They have a wide variety of sea food to choose from.

Thank Sohaib A
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md s
August 28, 2016|
Response from Shekhar P | Reviewed this property |
Dar Es Salaam is very safe place in days or nights. Very few incidents here and there. but nothing to worry. I am regular visitor with family in the evenings till 1000pm. Never had any problem. The place you will find full... More
md s
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Gavin L | Property representative |
Hi there sorry we are in Dar but I am from Cape Town and it is not at all necessary for private driver in SA and you are safe in Cape Town...you won't have any problems and if you do it's not like here it's professional and... More
md s
August 26, 2016|
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Response from Mel M | Reviewed this property |
It's better in the afternoon for a non-alcohol family experience. There are plenty of non-alcoholic drink options. You can spend from 20 USD person. Parking is on the street but with security guards. They do accept tips... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Msasani Bay, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 758 555 366
  • E-mail
On Msasani Beach on the Peninsula...best sunsets you will ever see....Modern Restaurant & Sushi Bar with a wide variety of Fresh Seafood and Sushi...VIP area with modern outside bar...Fresh fruit Cocktails...TV's in bar and big screen in the evenings....group bookings and lots more.
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