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Stone Town Cafe

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Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
+255 773 861 313
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonferful spicy coffee (with ginger, cardamom and cinnamon). We ate breakfast here during our whole stay in stone town. The fruit salad with yogurt is great. The place is so cozy beautiful and the staff is very nice and friendly, good service!

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't go anywhere else for breakfast, go here every day you are in Stone Town. It is in the vibrant beating heart of the town, food is amazing, the omelettes and the pancakes in particular. Coffee that will give you bigger muscles than Popeye and his spinach. Just don't miss this place

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Thank TipperaryTipster
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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191 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife had eggs and coconut toast and I tried the spicy avocado toast. The coconut toast was good and the spicy avocado was ok. I didn't love it, but other people seemed to enjoy it. Interesing to watch the street activity in Stone Town as we ate.

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Thank cooperlynx
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Right on the main street, nice lunch or smoothie spot (mango) and chicken schnitzel sandwich. Yummy, quick and affordable with great views of the local activity.

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Thank 24connie
Kiddy
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We read the reviews for this cafe on trip advisor and went there following the great reviews. The staff were friendly, the coffee was great. However that was where it ended. The fillet steak roll was tough and the spinach quiche was burnt. Certainly did not live up to the great reviews. Very disappointing.

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Thank cookekiddy
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

comfortable rooms, good food, and very friendly staff, clean rooms, easy check in and check out, airport pick up and very centrally located

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Thank Michael Z
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I dream about this chai when I am not in Zanzibar...order it and add some sugar! This restaurant is pricey for stone town but its definitely geared towards tourists.

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Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Lunch at the Stone Town Café, Currie was great, also had a taste of the grilled kingfish, relatively overcooked, but that is common and still tasted good!

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Thank 1mountain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Me and my wife had their steak sandwich meal and it was amazing, we had to return a second time. The sticky date pudding is also very good. Beware the coffee is really big, you'll need 3 people to finish it

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Thank Hamzah S
Karachi, Pakistan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Must recommended breakfast place to stop by before roaming around the streets in Stone Town. The coffee is really good and it comes in a unique copper carafe. Also recommend the Avocado Toast and Spanish Omelet. There is no Wifi here so lock n load your google map pins at the hotel. The entire stone town can be seen on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $9
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 773 861 313
Description
Open 8am to 10pm, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inside air-conditioned seating, outside seating. Intimate cafe serving big breakfasts, burgers, wraps, quiche, home-made cakes and great chocolate brownies. Real coffee brewed Arabic-style and herbal teas and juices.

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