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“Highly over-rated”

Jambos Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 15 Restaurants in Paje
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Karachi Pakistan
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Highly over-rated”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

After researching extensively we discovered this bar/restaraunt which had the highest rating in almost every category. Unfortunately, the reality was quite the opposite. We ordered the chicken burger and a plate of calamri with fries - the chicken burger was actually a chicken breast piece forced between two pieces of bread, no garnish, no mayo no nothing. the calamari was slightly better, but only marginally so. the service was deplorable - these two dishes arrived one hour twenty minutes after ordering them and our requests for the food were met with, 'Okay...ill check with the kitchen' but no one would get back to us.
The only thing lovely about this bar/restaurant was the beach - but then you can get that anywhere along the entire stretch! But the prices are relatively cheaper....so...if you are looking for a warm drink/coke/beer, with poor service, poor quality food you will enjoy this place.

  • Visited January 2013
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English first
Milan, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Dancing and Drinking”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

The Jambo bar is the place to be every Friday night. Here the locals come to dance, Jambo style and you can dance the night away or simply sit down and enjoy the atmosphere.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Shazza b
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“friday night”
Reviewed December 10, 2012

if you are looking for a friday night party: the place to go. unfortunately, they play a lot of commercial music, but it's a nice mixture of tourists and locals. amazing spot, directly on the beach, fair prices, entertaining barkeepers!

Visited October 2012
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Thank k_dreamer777
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Warsaw, Poland
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Jumbo Party every Friday night”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

Jumbo party on Friday night is great start for exploring Paje attractions. How often you can dance on the beach sand with Masais, Rastas and people from all around the world?! Kili bear was cold enough, not tried to eat in restaurant, so cannot rank it.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Msafiri_Poland
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Sunshine coast qld
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“great fun”
Reviewed June 1, 2012

great atmosphere. the drinks and music a lot of fun awesome beach party

Visited June 2012
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Thank Leane01
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