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Fisherman lokal restaurant

On the road behind eden villa resort, the road has no name, Kendwa, Tanzania
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“kingfish” (7 reviews)
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“octopus” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
On the road behind eden villa resort, the road has no name, Kendwa, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Fisherman Lokal on our second evening spent in the area. The setting was perfectly local as we had expected and wanted, there was also several other tourist diners like ourselves which was a nice surprise. We tend to like eating off the beaten...More

Thank BeckyTeasey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here after reading good reviews and prefer local restaurants over the resorts but unfortunately we left disappointed. We came for the whole grilled fish which was sold out, so we tried the king fish, which was as dry and chewy as the sole...More

Thank 85dennis
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very good. Nice food and it was not expensive. Good portion and the fish is delicious. There is also other food like pizza en wok

Thank hafsae33
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We went there from Nungwi based on the reviews and it was worth it. Nice local place with freshly made food we had grilled snapper giant fish and grilled octopus and we really liked it the prices are not cheap but fairly good. Recommend it...More

Thank Cremy A
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a local restaurant situeted in kendwa. The fish is very fresh, very very good and cheap. You can eat cheap price the lobster, the prawns and the tuna. The service is fast. I advise this restaurant

Thank armnet
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This basic no nonsense restaurant gives you exactly what you’re looking for during seaside vacation. A great selection of grilled fish & shellfish excellently prepared in a very casual restaurant where you won’t feel odd wearing shorts and flip-flops. The beer is cold, the fish...More

Thank Roldan L
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Just had dinner in this local restaurant with my family. The food was very well cooked and the recommendations made by the waiter were amazing. Especially the octopus, which was beautifully cooked. All fish plates come with rice, fries and a cabbage salad which complement...More

Thank joygrapes
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We got a mixed seafood platter and a grilled barracuda : both very nice and sided with rice, fries and vegetables. The fish was fresh and the prices are fair. Definitely a good choice.

Thank Ciliegia87
Reviewed 25 March 2018

if you are in the area and want some simple good sea food go to this place! my wife and I went for dinner, i had the fried garlic prawns with butter, my wife the red tuna and we shared a dish of huge fried...More

Thank ozyeshurun
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We were in this restaurant twice, the food was really good, portions big enough and cheap prices. The restaurat from the outside doesn' t attract your attention, no luxury inside but thats not a big deal- you get all what you need. Staff is okey...More

Thank Lucia R
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Georgiana T
17 February 2017|
Response from Jtraveller87 | Reviewed this property |
It's about $5 for one dish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the road behind eden villa resort, the road has no name, Kendwa, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Kendwa
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