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The Chinese Dragon Restaurant

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Kanisa Road | at Gymkhana Club, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 27 254 4107
Today
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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265 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Off a dusty road in a nice suburb near the golf club. There were plenty of staff but I had to get my own table and get up to get a menu. The food was tasty but more like take out and too heavy on the soy. Reasonably priced.

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Thank _cornishpixie7_mk
Arusha, Tanzania
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Nearly four years of being based in Arusha, and we'd never heard the Dragon. But to celebrate the upcoming New Year, a group from my husband's office arranged to meet there for lunch. No fancy décor, but the fact that there were a number of Chinese people eating there (along with the owner/chef of one our favorite Arusha restaurants) was... More 

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Thank ADTLilongwe
Arusha, Tanzania
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Yummy food, friendly staff, easy to park & lots of space inside makes it an easy and lovely restaurant to visit

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Thank benagirl83
queensland
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

i was not expecting good chinese food and was very pleasantly surprised. I was as good a meal as in australia. The duck in particular was a huge serve and delicious

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Thank ruthj74
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144 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We had attended a wedding in Arusha and the welcoming dinner from the hosts was served at this restaurant. A nice cosy environment and we really enjoyed the food-which was delicious and the service was superb too!we all had a good dinner as we were mingling with each other. Kudos!

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Thank AamirSK
Arusha, Tanzania
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food was decent. I was put off by the owner/manager, a Chinese man, as he disciplined an employee. That may be okay in some places but it was totally inappropriate in the presence of customers.

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Thank rrmoffett
Arusha Region, Tanzania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Dragon Restaurant is the best in town for those who love Chinese food. if you want to eat Chinese food this is the place to visit. they have mouth watering Chinese dishes.

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Thank Freedom M
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Louis, the owner, is always there to make sure you are happy and you get what you want. Food is a bot oily but thats chinese. I love the chicken mini steak kimchy and the chicken wings. The decor is not that nice but if you like chinese you wont be disapointed. They are also very fast, you will never... More 

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Thank Mylène D
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

There was good service Available Vegetarian items on Menu Quick service and friendly staff Neat Place Fried onions were fantastic

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Thank RAMESHCHANDRAN V
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Best Chinese in Arusha. No question there. Food is excellent, especially the tofu, and the bean sprouts with garlic chives. The restaurant itself is not the most exciting place to sit, so take away is normally our option.

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Thank Johan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kanisa Road | at Gymkhana Club, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 27 254 4107
Description
As with most addresses in Africa there is no street number. However I believe you have the Gymkhana Club listed and the restaurant is literally in front of the swimming pool

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?