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Jackies Bar

Haile Selassie Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good39%
  • Average31%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“soup” (2 reviews)
“eat local” (2 reviews)
“beer” (4 reviews)
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Haile Selassie Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son took us to Jackie's as one of his favorite places to grab a beer. It has multiple tables shaded by giant trees and plenty of cold beer. They have food as well, and I understand the breakfasts are quite good, although we didn't...More

Thank jlockledge
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I was really keen in trying local food. It was a late lunch/early dinner. There wasnt many people but they are extremely nice and the food was good.

Thank Daniela V
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The soup and chapatti are lovely especially in the mornings. It's a nice place to chill, eat local food and catch up with friends. Sometimes, the lady servers are slow to respond to female clients & drag their feet 😒.

Thank Christabel I
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Jackies Pub hasn't changed, except the prices. It is still a typical tanzanian container bar located in a high-price residential area. It offers cold drinks and local food. Ideal to unwind after work or to watch live sports on TV. Best waitress was and is...More

Thank Serengeti55
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Jackie's Bar offers an open air setting as a local bar, the drinks are competitively priced, as well as the staff who are friendly provide efficient and quick service. However, the management of Jackie's could learn from their clientèle to wake up and expand their...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Love to go to Jackie bar ,local food always good , beer at local prices so not to expensive . Staff are friendly .only out die tables so not to good in the rain .

Thank Berkhamstead
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

This is where my colleagues took me to introduce me to Tanzanian food. The lunch buffet is very affordable and has covers the range of Tanzanian cuisine. Might be a bit tough to be productive after a big meal, but worth it. Don't miss out...More

Thank Zach L
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Jackie's years ago used to be a staple of the ex-pat community nightlife on Oyster Bay when there was extremely limited choice. Now, its not up to par for locals or expats alike. The owner refuses to turn on any lights in the evening and...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I come to Jackie's for makange pilipili (Tanzanian spicy chicken bbq) and their Sunday buffet. I have to say they have some of the best makange on earth. The service is excellent and fun. You get to really meet friendly people here and cute little...More

Thank Evans2186
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

A must try tanzanian mishkakis and chipsy mayai ( chips with eggs ). Friendly staffs, great under the tree seating. Foreigner friendly. Mediocre price.

Thank Christian P
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haile Selassie Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
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