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Shangani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City po box 976, Tanzania
054 234688
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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11:30 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Shangani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City po box 976, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is a little hidden off suicide alley. I found the food to be pretty good. The price was very cheap. The service is slow but normal for african standards. I recommend it. Best and maybe only chinese restaurant in town.

Thank Rafael T
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is located at the back of the Africa Hotel, down a flight of steps and unfortunately directly past some pretty smelly toilets. On arrival at 7pm, myself and family were the only diners. Service was good, food was piping hot and reasonable Chinese fare....More

Thank amsmtg
Reviewed January 31, 2017

The price compared to Zanzibar price range is reasonable. The food was fine, we did not have to wait to long. We had spring rolls, sweet and sour chicken and some beef dish, I cant remember. But I do remember the sweet and sour was...More

Reviewed August 21, 2016

First I would like to report that Pagoda has now banned all smoking in the restaurant! Thank you Pagoda! The food was great! i had the salt and peppered chicken and egg fried rice. It was the best fried rice I had ever eaten. The...More

Thank Bernard W
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The food at Pagoda was a poor excuse for chinese food, the sweet and sour chicken tasted like chicken with ketchup and we had to ask for our dishes to be heated up as they were not even luke-warm when they arrived. The next morning...More

1  Thank Petra N
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We were staying near the Pagoda Restaurant and did not want to go very far for a meal. After reading mixed reviews we decided to give it a try. The food that we had was only just warm. I had chicken with black bean and...More

1  Thank Mazagrewp
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant when you tired of expensive hotel food. Good atmosphere and economical. Service got busy so book early and have some patience. Recommended.

Thank William G
Reviewed January 14, 2016

On the advice of a few locals, I thought I would give Pagoda a try. This place is near the Africa House and is a bit of a stair climb to get to the restaurant. The décor is very dated, and the ambience was far...More

2  Thank digitalroc
Reviewed January 13, 2016

When we got there after 12 we were the only ones in the restaurant but it filled up with Chinese tourists and business people and a post wedding dinner with locals. The food was very good and authentic. Hot and sour soup, a spicy chicken...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed January 10, 2016

I wouldn't go so far as to say they have great food here, but they are the only place that serves Chinese cuisine in Stone Town! The prices are very decent and the portions are large. Although the ambiance and décor could use a serious...More

Thank NJM88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shangani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City po box 976, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: 054 234688
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