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“Feel the Sea Spray” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Karambezi Cafe

Karambezi Cafe
Ranked #2 of 258 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East African coast with fine seafood and continental dishes. Travel to Dar es Salaam and one of our thousands of friends will say "You have to go to the Karambezi". Our restaurant evolves and changes daily and through time. Come for a luxurious buffet breakfast from 6 am daily to a cocktail served whilst you overlook the Indian Ocean and dine on an Admirals Platter. Karambezi Cafe....Come Home....
Pemba, Mozambique
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Feel the Sea Spray”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Brilliant location on the rocks with glass panels protection you from the wind and the spray. Upmarket mood with friendly tones. The menu has a 5 star room service feeling but the quality is good. I find the pricing a bit stiff but then again you are in the Sea Cliff company. Out side seating is great. Secure parking.

Visited February 2012
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Aiken, South Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“What's not to like?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Breakfast, lunch, dinner or wine with friends, the food is terrific and the view of the Indian Ocean spectacular. Markus de Smidt and his excellent staff make every meal enjoyable.

  • Visited November 2012
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1 Thank 4Carla
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Netherlands
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I stopped staying at the SeaCliff hotel for bad service. But I always like to dine here. The view is like no other. And Breakfast with Grace is a real treat. Always say hello if she is on duty. Will be back on my next trip.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Nusiax
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Santa Rosa, California
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52 reviews
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“A HUGE meal!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I had dinner here with a group of eight friends for one friend's 50th birthday. The meal was pre-arranged and the food just kept comming! Platter and bowl after platter and bowl of food arrived; fish , beef,chicken, lobster vegetables, rice, etc. etc. It got to be a joke when we saw them coming with another round of food. All of it was well prepared and very fresh. We arrived well after dark so we could not take advantage of the great location but we did sit outdoors in lovely spot. The restaurtant looked very busy and I also noticed a case of beautiful pastry.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank MrsNana2012
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Tanzania
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Fantastic spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

one of the best spots in town to dine, lounge or have lovely sundowners on the bar.
great location, clean kitchen and fine dishes.

  • Visited November 2012
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2 Thank Shay M
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