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“my favourite place”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Karambezi Cafe

Karambezi Cafe
Ranked #2 of 302 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, 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....
Motherwell
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“my favourite place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is my favourite in Dar, I live in Dar for most of 2012, and would visit most days for a cold beer and a seafood meal, got to know the staff very well and I could not ask for better service anywhere. Will be going back there during my next visit in October/November 2013.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Bob S
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bethesda, md
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great view, good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013

I took the wife and daughter of a colleague here for dinner a couple of weeks ago. Of course, the venue is very impressive and it was high tide with waves crashing against the cliff. We sat outside next to the cliff and it was a great location. The service from the wait staff was professional and timely. The food was good, but not great, in my view. Starters (tempura prawns and fried calamari) were good, but my tuna steak was a bit lifeless and looked and felt like it had waited under a heat lamp a bit. My guests' pasta was a good, but not generous, serving. Nevertheless, I will come back for the venue, the service and the food.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Big_Meat_Puppet
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“good food with great view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2013

the place is at its best during high tides. best enjoyed during afternoons.
they do good pastas & pizzas. the cheese & chilli focaccia makes the perfect starter.
the bar despenses good cocktails & mocktails. the staff are good given the exception of first 3 visits, when i had to literally walk out of the restaurant. but i think they did preety well to recover.
the last visit was this sunday & the server Jameson was really the best guy who server us in our last 10 odd visits. not to forget the supervisor Eric who keept a close check on how was our food & drinks and if we were attended properly.
great job!! keep it up....

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank alok s
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Mauritius
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Lunch with great seaview”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2013

Pleasant restaurant on coastline next to and overlooking ocean. Food quality is consistently good, reasonably priced.

Visited July 2013
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Thank DnSGlobeTrotters
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great views, ok food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

The views are splendid.
Food is not always consistent and I order the same dish a few times and every time it is prepared on a different way. Overall, a good place, service is good and enjoyable.
Try the Tuna steak medium-rare.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Janni_br
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