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“the best place to take people from out of town”

Mediterraneo Hotel & Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 309 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Benvenuti and welcome to Mediterraneo Hotel, and karibu to Tanzania!We’ve designed our family-run hotel with relaxation, romance, and leisure in mind. Set around beautiful landscaped African gardens, bursting with tropical flowers and shaded by palm trees, the cool interiors of our rustic cottage-style rooms offer welcome relief from the Tanzania sun, while our restaurant dishes up gorgeous Mediterranean cuisine. Mediterraneo is the only Dar Es Salaam hotel that offers a true home away from home experience, with our friendly staff and excellent attention to detail. Whether your stay in a Dar Es Salaam hotel is for business, leisure, or simply pleasure, Mediterraneo has all you need.We look forward to meeting you, and, like many of our guests, we hope to see you here time and time again.
Toronto
Level 5 Contributor
97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“the best place to take people from out of town”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

A gorgeous view, pretty good food for Dar, GREAT coffee, really nice desserts, and nice wait staff. Plus, in many parts, the floor is beach sand, so the kids can play in the sand while you relax and enjoy your lunch and a coffee.

  • Visited January 2013
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“my favourite spot over looking the beach”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

if you are loking for a freash sea breese , with good food and a beach to go after food with your family or a loved one this is the place to go , its so simple relaxing and amazing place

Visited August 2012
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Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“On the beach”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

The location of the gym on the beach, with its glass window to give you a view of the bay, is this hotel's best asset. Food is good (Italian), great pizza, great outdoor seating area. Rooms are o.k. It is far from the City Centre and Airport. Quite noisy due to nightclub activities nearby at night, but great for relaxing during the day with a view of the sea. Service is good. A bit expensive.

Visited August 2012
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Philly, PA
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beach Front wonder, poor service, pricey”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

The location is unbeatable. You seat pretty much next to the Indian Ocean and the view is simply breath taking. But it all went down hill for me from here. Maybe they were having a bad day because multiple people recommended them.

My Experience
Walked in and was waiting by the bar area for a friend to join me. It took 10 minutes (I was counting) before I was approached and it was not busy. The staff like most locations in Dar is unenthusiastic and luck a sense of urgency to serve unless you call them to ask for something which I had to for my second drink.
My friend finally arrived and we were promptly seated given menus and the server promptly brought our drinks. We had to of course call the server 15 minutes later to take our orders which he did. So imagine our shock when he comes back and tells us that the kitchen was only serving Pizza that afternoon due to an issue!!! Fine but why weren't we informed earlier? We left disappointed shocked at the lack of communication between the kitchen staff and the servers. I am a frequent visitor to Dar but I will NOT be returning to Mediterraneo.

Visited December 2012
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic atmosphere”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Great food, albeit we had to wait for 1,5 hours to get it (but we were a big company of 12 people...) Cosy atmoshpere almost right on the beach - nice to hear the ocean at night!

Visited December 2012
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