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Abyssinian Maritim Ethiopian Traditional Restaurant

Vuga Round about, Next to High Court, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1682, Tanzania
+255 772 940 556
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Vuga Round about, Next to High Court, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1682, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great with an extensive menu to choose from. It is prepared traditionally and served traditionally. Portions are worth the money you pay - definitely a versatile restaurant for everyone: singles, couples, family, friends... Staff are very friendly and welcoming. The decor is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Omar_Ignacio
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Stumbled across this place when visiting Stone Town and decided to give it a try as the menu looked interesting. In fact, it surpassed expectations. The whole meal was a real experience - the service was helpful and we were assisted in making a meal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 588Lighthouse
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends October 2018. Atmosphere was enjoyable and staff were friendly. Food is quite traditional and everyone eats from the same plate which was quite unique. Food was good - we tried a range of chicken, beef and lamb dishes. Recommend trying this place...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MaegenJ
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We were at the restaurant on the 29th of September 2018. Even though we had gone earlier and told them that we would a big group. We even gave them details as to what we would be ordering, how many vegetarians and non vegetarians etc....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hetz4u
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The hospitality of the stuffs , combination & taste of the meal was so cool .The menu has a variety choices like beef,lamb,fish VEGAN(Ethiopian style like SHIRO,SPINACH,LENTILS and so on .ohhh no words about how Delicious the fruit salad was. Ethiopian chicken stew called "Doro...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Meheret M
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This place offers Ethiopian food and what we had it was delicious. How they serve their food in a traditional style is so interesting. It's pricey and it seems they are not going with their time scheduling. Two more times we've been there in the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Narc77
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. Standard menu. Nice enough food. You eat with hands and bread rolls which is part of the experience :) Alcohol is available although the selection is very limited.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Patrisha D
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

After 1:45 minutes waiting we got our food, not enough time for the cook to properly prepare our meal, pasta in the minestrone undercooked, dumplings and sauce burnt, the price us to high for such a low quality lunch, wouldn’t recommended it.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gabriel K
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Slow service. Bad quality food.not tasty like the Ethiopian food that we know very well.lots of cats around our table.the only good thing is the decoration.the pricesareceven more than other prestigious restaurants in the same area. We will not come back again

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank H B
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

You eat by sharing a big plate with the people at your table. The plate is covered in a large thin white bread with which you can roll the veggies and meat you and the other chose into. You can also season with chilly to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Monica_CSR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuga Round about, Next to High Court, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1682, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 772 940 556
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