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P.O.Box 9314 | Azikiwe Street / Sokoine Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 22 211 7050
19:00 - 22:30
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Arusha, Tanzania
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food, tasty, easy to find in New Africa Hotel 9th floor. Nice view to harbor. Soups were exellent, also woks.

Thank UNI1275
Dar es Salam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I was thoroughly impressed with the quality of the food! The portions are also decent sized. It did take some time before we got our order, perhaps the food was being prepared freshly considering the taste and presentation. The service was also very good. We were being regularly asked if everything was ok not just by the waiters but the... More 

Thank AnujJ
Trondheim, Norway
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This restaurant is perfect if you want to eat dinner with nice views of the harbor. The food was decent, but not more than that.

Thank camillakj0
Morogoro Region, Tanzania
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149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I love the view of the ocean, and the dar-es-salaam harbour, right from the restaurant. The food is not the best of the best, reasonable quality food, not as close to real Thai. The restuarnt ambience is good, the service is fantastic. the staff is local, but well versed with the menu, and were able to explain the taste, ingredients... More 

Thank MustansirMusaji
Juneau, Alaska
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Perhaps it was our choices of dishes, but we came away with mixed feelings about this restaurant. Yes, the views are spectacular. Also, they do have a nice selection of wines and the service was impeccable. We greatly appreciated all these aspects of the restaurant and may mean we would try this restaurant again. But we found the chicken spring... More 

Thank akdoghouse
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Loved the ambience. Looks out to the sea. Quiet. If the background music seems harsh you could tell them. Lots of space. All tables look out to the sea. The food I ordered was excellent. Fillet of fish steamed in banana leaf and topped or rolled in veggies including lemongrass and bak Choi. Covered with Thai spices. Served with massaman... More 

Thank MSAhmed
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Very classical touch of Thai food, call a chef for better choice and amazing taste try the Bbq chicken with spicy sauce, view of the restaurant is amazing you can view all harbour best place and calm dining

Thank manfred j
Amsterdam, Nederland
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290 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was located in our hotel, and was also recommended for the view. We had a great meal sharing an assortment of dishes, and the view lived up to its reputation.

Thank Dawn B
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I live in Zanzibar over 22 years and during the many trips l made to Dar l very often ate at the Sawasdee and rarely had to complain about the food but when I invited a couple of friends there on May 24th, it was a really disappointing meal we got served. The food was bland though as always nicely... More 

Thank Georges N
Toronto, Canada
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203 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We were at this restaurant about three hours ago. The view of the Dar es Salaam port was good but the quality of food was far below our expectation. The Barbeque chicken breast was very poorly done and we even had to ask the waiter if it really was chicken. The curry was average in taste. One positive this evening... More 

Thank Munir D

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.O.Box 9314 | Azikiwe Street / Sokoine Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 22 211 7050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?