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“Amazing Italian Food!”
Review of La Taverna

La Taverna
Ranked #13 of 78 Restaurants in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: La Taverna is a story of passion.The story of our family with three generations of cooking in our blood. -------------------------------------------------- We've come together to bring you the best of our family recipes from various regions of Italy: Tuscany, Milano, Roma & Napoli. -------------------------------------------------- We create traditional, home-made pastas, pizzas, breads, & desserts - serving a wide variety of imported, cured Italian meats, cheeses & coffee drinks. -------------------------------------------------- We take great pride in the quality of our ingredients.Many of our pasta's are home-made using a combination of recipes passed down from three generations of chefs.Most of our cured meats, cheeses and italian products are imported.All of our olive oil is extra-virgin, even in our cooking. -------------------------------------------------- Open 11 to 11 - Closed Sundays
Reviewed July 14, 2013

A group of us went to La Taverna after hearing from locals how delicious it was! The service was prompt and lovely, and the menu had lots of options! The pizzas and pastas were very tasty and it was a really nice atmosphere to sit outside and relax. It is very close to the dala dala station (a short walk), so transportation is fast and easy. As well, it is very close to the Darijani market which is nice to check out and then head over for a meal.

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Thank kbeetham
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

The restaurant appeared to be full of expat locals - actually not a bad thing - made me think the food would be good which it was - when the people who live here use a place for their Friday night out it's generally good. We ate smoked sail fish, squid, pasta and steak , all well prepared and washed down with wine and Limoncello -excellent and worth a visit

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Thank NikBTanzania
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

I don't have anything that I dislike about this place, which is probably why I go here that often!
The menu has a fantastic selection - pizzas, paninis, pasta, seafood, and knowing where to get a takeaway pizza is always a good thing!

I always prefer to eat outside, but you might want to phone ahead to reserve a table if it is during high season - it can get very busy!

Thank Richard L
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Reviewed April 27, 2013

The very best authentic Italian food in a nice setting. A small garden near to Darijani main dala dala station and market area.
Home made pastas and real ingredients like porcini and pork elevate this Italian restaurant.
Good value, jugs of wine to share. Very good service. Whats not to love? The tiramisu is disappointing, a basic layered sponge over dusted with bitter cocoa powder.

Thank kris_mzungu
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

I didn't actually eat here...it was more like a big party of some expats. But I saw a pizza come out and it looked like the real thing.
One of the problems with Stonetown, and Tanzania in general I'm sorry to report, is the lack of great cuisine. But, hey, who cares with all the game parks and the wonderful people, right?

Thank Maggie2142
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