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“Fabulous meals” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ocean Restaurant

Ocean Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Paje
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Ocean Restaurant, on the beach in Paje, Zanzibar, serves fantastic seafood, grills and pastas, with desserts to die for! Come straight off the beach and enjoy a cold drink, a lazy lunch or laid back dinner. We also serve a cafe menu during the day.
Dar es Salaam
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous meals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Fresh,and well done food. Taste nice, excellent texture and presented nice. Friendly and quick serviced. Family enjoyed and we returned next day. Will for sure come again when in Paje!

Visited November 2012
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Try this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We visited Ocean twice on our recent visit to Zanzibar and were not disappointed. Very welcoming Manager, Humphrey and attentive staff. Try the fish cakes , the crab balls and definitely the grilled prawns , amazing !

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Mark S
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“6 nights in a row!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Ocean is definately the best place to eat in Paje! I enjoyed it so much i ate here 6 nights in a row! As a solo traveller I was welcomed by Humphry, the lovely manager, and made to feel at home. The food was delicious, very fresh and clean. The service was great and the food was served very promptly, which isnt often the case on the island. The wine was also really good. For about $20 you can have a two course meal and wine, which is probably quite a bit compared to some other restaurants, but definately worth it! Cant wait to go back!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank jessvr
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Jinja, Uganda
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best food in Paje”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

The staff here were so welcoming and lovely, they always ensured that we were very happy. The food here is by far the best on Paje beach and definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank beckyw17
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London
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Food Delicious. Service AMAZING (best in Paje by FAR)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

The staff here bent over backwards to be welcoming, helpful and friendly. We felt really spoilt when we came here and the food is WONDERFUL. Fish curry, fish cakes and crab cakes are especially good. Ambience wonderful too and owner and chef fantastic. Could not rave more about this place. BEST FOOD AND SERVICE IN PAJE!

Visited April 2012
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Thank JessScott
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