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305 Karafuu

Karafuu Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 754 277 188
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (40 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
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African, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Karafuu Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great decor, but sadly the food did not live up to previous reviews. It was overpriced and unexciting. It was fun to find, tucked away in a side street.More

Thank julies277
Gaspar C, Owner at 305 Karafuu, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for dining with us and for taking time to put down an inspiring review. We will definitely work on the areas that you felt should be improved and hopefully when you visit us again ( soon I hope) you will see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a hidden gem and off the beaten path! The atmosphere is great and the manager so helpful and pleasant. Food is great and good service quite fast. I would recommend the pasta! The restaurant is clean and bathrooms. If going for dinner keep your...More

Thank WamburaWM
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We had read about this place and decided to go. Made reservations and were seated immediately by a smiling greeter. We were given menus immediately and ordered drinks. They quickly came out as apparently we were being served by the friendly owner Gaspar. We ordered...More

Thank Mitch R
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Very cozy, ambient warm lighting. Superb use of color, fabric and Dhow wood. You are immediately comforted by the welcoming staff and Gaspar himself who is an amazing host. Brilliantly prepared food and great service. Will recommend this place to family and friends!

Thank Saumitra G
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant via TripAdvisor. It is nothing but amazing. Gaspar, the owner, is so friendly and a great host. The food was excellent. It is in a very small street and you can barely find it. All the details in the restaurants are...More

Thank Alexis S
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The strange neighborhood is the only remark I have on the place. Other than that, excellent place, great design and artworks, wonderful atmosphere and amazing food. The steaks are superb and the seafood soup was a delight. A positive shout out for the friendly service...More

Thank AhmadE624
Gaspar C, Owner at 305 Karafuu, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thank you for the encouraging remarks. We are pleased that you enjoyed the whole experience. We will always work hard to maintain the good quality of our food and the friendly service. We are already looking forward to serving you again. Thank you so much!

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Really nice place and staff. The whole interior is really unique and cozy. The food was simply delicious- and plenty. We will be back!More

Thank Marie S
Gaspar C, Owner at 305 Karafuu, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. We work so hard to offer good meal and service in good environment. We are so happy that our effort have been reflected in your last visit. I have shared your review with the team and are...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

I’m writing this as I devour my chocolate salami 😋. Hands down the best of Dar and I’ve been to many restaurants in Dar. Fantastic service, such amazing food.

Thank Catherine N
Gaspar C, Owner at 305 Karafuu, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

We are happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. Looking forward to serving you again soon

Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

The owner was so kind and gentle. And the stake was very juicy and full of flavor. I would like to try another dishes in the nearer future.

Thank Hansol P
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We were with a group of friends (7PAX) and ordered a la carte. The orders ranged from Seafood Soup to salads, from steak to lobster and seafood Pasta. All of us enjoyed the food tremendously. The restaurant was build by the owner, Gaspar Clemence, into...More

Thank jpotreck
Gaspar C, Owner at 305 Karafuu, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Myself and the team are happy that your experience with us was a good one. We wholeheartedly take your good remarks about the food and the atmosphere as an encouraging Challange to keep up the high standards and maintain the good quality of our food...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karafuu Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 754 277 188
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