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Zanzistar Restaurant

Mwendawima JAMBIANI | Mwendawima, Jambiani 1000, Tanzania
+255 774 440 792
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Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Seafood, International, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Mwendawima JAMBIANI | Mwendawima, Jambiani 1000, Tanzania
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Zanzistar Restaurant
1. FRESH CUISINE
"A must in Jambiani !"
Géraldine B
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2. DELICIOUS
" You can spend whole your holidays to taste all dishes and drinks."
Kasia W
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3. THE BEST TUNA
"A small and very pretty guesthouse run by a great couple."
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the neighbourhood of jambiani, unfortunately we coudln t stay at Zanzistar Lodge as it was fully booked. We had diner every single evening at Zanzistar restaurant which serves fantastic food and cocktails! I can only highly recommend the quality of the meals...More

1  Thank Arnaud V
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you so much dear Arnaud and family for your lovely comment about Zanzistar! it was a pleasure to welcome you every evening and share nice moments with you. It is our pleasure to have lovely and easy going guest like you. Welcome back anytime!...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We are a family of 5 travelling to zanzibar and we had a fantastic experience yesterday. We started at the bar by the beach and we went after under the coconut tree for a fantastic meal for us and the kids. The staff is extremely...More

Thank Denis M
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you Denis for your lovely comments, it was a pleasure to meet and to have all of you for dinner at ZANZISTAR :-) Welcome back anytime, Fleur, Martin and the Zanzi Staff

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Attracted by the nice reviews, we went there a night of February. Indeed, the place is beautiful, and the staff is helpful, professional and warm . The owners weren't there to check how it was going on. On the other side, food has been a...More

1  Thank StephaneMoro
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear Stephane, first of all we want to apologize if you had a bad experience at Zanzistar Restaurant. We are really happy that you have appreciated our atmosphere and our friendly and helpful staff and it is too bad we were not there one night...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Laid back, chilled atmosphere. We stopped for lunch, unfortunately there was a power cut (which is quite common in Zanzibar) so some things were off the menu, however the BBQ menu was still on so we opted for the chicken...it was delicious. We returned a...More

Thank Samash67
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely comment and so happy you loved our BBQ at the beach bar and the chocolate Brownie (as I do haha) which is more a "Fondant" . Everything is "homemade" so we are really happy when we see guest...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018

Undeniably the best restaurant of Jambiani! Everything is of the day! You can enjoy fresh fish, seafoods . I highly recommend the cigalle! A large assortment of vegetables. their chicken or beef burgers are a treat. Not to mention the french fries !! I must...More

Thank jkuzee
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you so much dear Jack for your lovely comments, please come back an other time, Fleur, Martin and the zanzi staff

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Delicious fresh food, good service, amazing environment. This is a must do in Jambiani! The restaurant has also a very nice bar on the beach. For us, this bar has the best cocktails in Jambiani! Cocktails are also served in the restaurant. Also a plus,...More

Thank sara d
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you so much Sara for your lovely comment, happy that you have appreciated our beach bar and our restaurant, welcome back anytime Fleur and the zanzi staff

Reviewed 27 December 2017

This place is a fantastic place to chill and have a cold drink. We stayed in Bwejuu about 20 minutes north of Jambiani, but I really wish were were closer to Zanzistar to drink their beverages more often. The frozen mojito is the best I...More

Thank Nate D
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you so much ! You are welcome back anytime, 20 min is not sooooo far for a good cocktail :-) We really appreciate your enthusiasm and thank for sharing with future guests; F and the Zanzi staff

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

A must in Jambiani ! Just try it the eyes closed ! The chief is amazing ... from the barbecue style, to sashimi, the menu is perfect ! Atmosphere and decoration perfect!

Thank Géraldine B
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much Geraldine for your lovely comment, we wish to see you again, Fleur and the zanzi staff

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Very friendly atmosphere, you can feel like in home. But you are still a vip guest. The crew are very polite and really helpful. The cuisine is delicious and drinks are wonderful. The prices are averages. You can spend whole your holidays to taste all...More

Thank Kasia W
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely and enthusiastic comments! We are really happy you have appreciated so much ZANZISTAR's atmosphere, the food, juices and good cocktails. I will forward your comment to all Staff, they will appreciated for sure, thank you and welcome back...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Drinks made with care by a friendly and knowledgeable staff! I recommend lounging beach-side at this spot.

Thank sgnyc114
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comment, and really happy you have appreciated our great cocktails at ZANZISTAR BEACH BAR :-) Fleur and the ZANZISTAR STAFF

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 21:30
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mwendawima JAMBIANI | Mwendawima, Jambiani 1000, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
  • Phone Number: +255 774 440 792
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Description
Every day at lunch time, we organise BBQ - Catch of the day or Chicken skewers- at ZANZISTAR BEACH BAR. In the evening the restaurant is open in our Banana Garden at the lodge with a menu a la carte. Fresh Fish, Tuna Sashimi, burgers, seafood platter, Tuna Tataki, Chicken Tika, Veggie Tarare or grilled Cigale.. ice-cream or brownie 100% home made by the best Chef Angel in Jambiani.
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