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Lukmaan Restaurant

Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 482 131
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“biryani” (30 reviews)
“rice” (27 reviews)
“octopus stew” (3 reviews)
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8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
African, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family went here 2 evenings in a row for dinner. You choose from the various counters (curries, breads, BBQ, Seafood, shwarma, fresh fruit smoothies) and place your order that is then delivered to the table when it is ready (so not everything comes a...More

Thank Piers G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the idea of this eatery....the food is great and the ambience good and seems a fav place for tourists. They can get a bit overwhelmed with the crowd and so takes long for your order to be taken, but one you have the delicious...More

Thank Nyakato
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious home cooked food for locals and tourists at affordable prices. The terrace is nice and comfortable. Perfect for enjoying the fresh Towns nights.

Thank sergiovelarde
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Go nowhere if you want to try and feel the real Zanzibari food and the ambience...the food is local, the price is local, the service too is local..if you got their at peak meal times, you will have to wait to be seated and it...More

Thank Jabs M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the best place to enjoy zanzibari food in an authentic setting, lunch or dinner. We had an amazing meal, sampling a bit of many of the things on offer. The service was really good and surprisingly quick. It was the best value meal...More

Thank Chlo C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had fish, prawns, and more fish. And coconut beans and biryani. For less than ten bucks for two. We sat under a baobab tree. We'll be back every time we come to Zanzibar.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great Value, Good Food, Good service, Lovely upstairs seating,. Highly recommend. the best place to try different Tanzanian delights in what is a beautiful petite intimate setting. No menu needed,.. pick your dishes and 10 minutes later you feasting.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very yummy local food, quick service and good variety of option to choose from. Definitely worth recommending.

Thank Anjali-Neeraj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hygiene and cleanliness 👎🏿👎🏿👎🏿👎🏽 is average I guess if you are in the 3rd world. But not very appetizing to eat here, though 110 % your guide will bring you here. Food was okay to satisfy hunger. The fried fish was cold and hard(again, I...More

Thank Razel Ging E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food great, prices beyond fair. It's a bit like boarding a train in China when it comes to ordering- stand your ground and be persistent.

Thank AndrewBalt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 777 482 131
Lukmaan restaurant has been serving local cuisine to locals and tourists for over ten years now.Our new location under the Baobab Tree has become more favourite for its open air and live cooking enviroment.Welcome and enjoy the spiritual healthy eating under the Baobab Tree and you will get unique chance to see the real connection between human and the Baobab.
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