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Jambiani Beach | Kibidija, Tanzania
+255 776 450 127
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Pishi is one of the local restaurants that is not directly attached to a hotel resort. This definitely reflects on the more than reasonable prices as well as the friendly service - besides a fresh, delicious prawn dinner we ended up getting a lot of help on different activities in and around Jambiani. Strong recommendation for anyone travelling in the... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 14 and had gone for lunch. They started preparing all the food from scratch after we placed the order. Cutting and chopping onions, etc. It took almost 1.5 hours to bring the food. The food was good, but the wait was just too long.

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Thank huz152
Paje, Tanzania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2016

the best resturant in zanzibar!!!! the chef is so friendly and professional and the staff too...my girlfriend and i went lots of time there and we had always a great meals!! the price is cheap and the food is amazing!! Asante sana Pishi Resturant..wei can't wait to back again Matteo Federica

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Thank 19traveller77
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2016

the food was just delicious and the waiter was very caring. we got even an extra starter and some gratis dessert. I think it may not be the easiet to run a restaurant at this location, you also don't assume it there, but the food and service was awesome! cheers, alina

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Thank ralinapp
Madrid, Spain
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Wonderful fishes and seafood, specially prawns. Also very keen on preparing vegetables like their aubergines. I went there 3 nights to eat mountains of prawns and aubergines :D

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Thank Lola H
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Pishi is a great little restaurant, hidden behind the beach in Jambiani (but well marked with signs). We tried the pizza, chicken masala and coconut crusted fish. Everything was excellent, especially the fish and the side of eggplant. The atmosphere is very relaxed, with no rush to eat and leave. You could even go for a walk around the beach... More 

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Thank Molly M
Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 review
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Totally cosy atmosphere in this little restaurant in Jambiani, very local and you get the real taste and experience of amazing Zanzibar cuisine.

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Thank Amanda P
Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2015

The restaurant located close to the beach, offers a great variety of local deliciose food. Lovely atmosphere especially when the chef himself, Pishi, is serving his guests. Make sure to popp by when you are in the area. Highly recomended!

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Thank 19maksmei78
Zuchwil, Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviewed September 29, 2014

a little bit hidden from the beach, but with good marker to the small restaurant with very good food, always fresh cooked and very friendly, young staff. We got to know a lot about dailylife on Zanzibar talking to the staff. We went 3 times for fish, chicken and fruitjuice. They also rent bicycle, car and diffrent tours, as many... More 

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Thank sonjali
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3 reviews
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Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Pishi's restaurant is set in the centre of the small fishing village of Jambiani. We walked there from our b and b, and the locals were very friendly, with "Jambo!" bring called out to us left, right and centre. The restaurant is quite hard to find but worth the exploration. The restaurant is quite small and really cute, decorated with... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Italian, African, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jambiani Beach | Kibidija, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island
  • Phone Number: +255 776 450 127

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