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Kilima Kidogo Bar & Restaurant

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Jambiani Rd, Paje, Tanzania
+255 777 201 088
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Cape Town, South Africa
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2016

We stayed at Kilimakidogo hotel last year, and this was our go-to restaurant on our front stoop! Delicous food from breakfast to supper. Great cocktails, friendly barmen and waiters.

Thank MarleseWallis
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff. I enjoyed the coconut crusted fish. (Also better wifi connection than many other places in paje)

Thank RF_Edinburgh1
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

THANK YOU for your nice and valuable comment on Trip advisor. We appreciate it. We hope to see you soon again. Dina More 

Bern, Switzerland
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

The location is nicely located. We ordered 3 vegetarian dishes, one with, two with potatoes. The waiter brought two dishes with potatoes and one without potatoes. When he put the dish without potatoes he said "potatoes please" :-). The food was good, nothing special. My daughter forget her jacket. On the next day we wanted to pick it up. It... More 

Thank Torsten B
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mr Torsten, Your bias comment on Trip advisor is uncalled for as you should have brought this matter to my attention and I would have immediately dealt with the issue. We take every incident very serious, and we went back to our CCTV camera footage to get the real picture. For our readers: The Torsten family, (mother, farther and... More 

Stone Town, Tanzania
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4 reviews
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Thank you the chef of kilimakidogo for making special our dinner!!! an excellent t-bone steak cooked very well and very tasty! thnakyou!!

Thank N G
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed January 17, 2016

The food it was good and fresh every day Very good staff The price it was also good not expensive Thank you

Thank Luca L
Malmo, Sweden
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Higher price but worse food than most of the restaurants in Paje and Jambiani. Great location though.

Thank Markus H
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Markus, Thank you for your overall review on Guest house and on Bar/restaurant. Sorry that you did not mention this to me while you were in the house. We would have explain to you that our food gets freshly bought on a daily basis . Our reviews of guests in the house the same time as you tells us... More 

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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Broad menu of pizza, fresh raw salads, and local African seafood dishes. The pizza is ok but the Swahili and curries are excellent. Very chill vibe, peaceful, great view. The servers are attentive and cool. I'd rate it the best #1 in Paje for food.. Much better food than Ocean. However Ocean more of a hip busy vibe. Owner of... More 

Thank Emmy125
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Emmy, THANK YOU for your positive and nice comments. We appreciate your comments. Hope to see you very soon again. Dina and staff. More 

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46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2015

The Kilima Kidogo Bar and Restaurant serves excellent food throughout the day. Fish and octopus were delicious. The restaurant area, in front of the hotel, is open and has a wonderful sea view. Staff is extremely nice and friendly. Very cold beverages, beer and wine by the glass.

KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

THANK YOU Lilian for your nice and positive review. It is our aim to give good service, good Food and send our guests home with a nice memoir. We hope to see you again in near future. Greetings Dina and staff. More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Relax. Grab a beach-facing sofa, have a libation, enjoy! Our bartender was very responsive. And, if your hungry, don't move; it's delightful.

Thank Attabeach
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Laid back, During September we received a very nice comment from you. THANK YOU. We appreciate it when people recognize our home away from home atmosphere and make them selves at home. A warm welcome to you again. More 

Paris, France
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Went for dinner. Good cocktail and fresh juices! Food is good as well. Just FYI the TV is on, not so romantic but chill place to enjoy dinner.

Thank Tal B
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Good food, Like I said in previous response,...YOU are NOT a in house guest of KK. You must learn to talk. If you have come to me or my manager or supervisor and mention your preference for an romantic dinner, I would have set a beautiful setting for you under the palm trees with candle light for TWO and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $17
Seafood, African, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jambiani Rd, Paje, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Paje
  • Phone Number: +255 777 201 088
The Restaurant Stick your toes in the sand overlooking the incredible turquoise sea, it is a perfect place to relax, enjoy the view and of course our food! The Kilima Kidogo Restaurant offers Seafood, Continental, Pasta & Pizza, Swahili dishes and exciting daily specials. We are happy to be among the top four restaurants of the Tripadvisor Restaurant list. Our friendly staff are always happy to assist you, and all guests may use the pool and WI-FI free of charge. The Kilima Kidogo Bar Our bar offers great ambience, warmth and friendly staff as well as a large array of cocktails! You can ask for fresh coconuts or smoothies which are outstandingly delicious. They are not on the menu but can always be prepared with fruits which are available that day.

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