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Zanzistar Restaurant

€€ - €€€French, , Barbecue
Mwendawima | Mwendawima, Jambiani 1000, Tanzania
+255 774 440 792
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“juice” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
Mwendawima | 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 24 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We had an evening meal here and both of our choices were delicious (curry and avocado salad) The service was good with staff very friendly and talkative. Very relaxing chilled out place to be

Thank Lredman
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comment and really happy that you have appreciated our restaurant and our friendly staff, welcome back anytime! Fleur and the ZANZISTAR staff

Reviewed 31 August 2017

The only restaurant in Jambiani that makes the green banana soup. This recipe is unique and delicious and for me is the best original soup you can find in Zanzibar. The bananas come from the restaurant's garden and you see how the staff cuts the...More

Thank Cecilia C
Zanzistar, Owner at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you Cecilia for your lovely comment, and really happy you appreciate our restaurant and our famous green banana soup fresh from the banana trees! Welcome back anytime, Fleur and the zanzi staff

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We visited restaurant after reading many good reviews. Opening hours of restaurant on the web are 12:00-22:00. So we came around 2 pm, almost empty restaurant..We ´ve got menu and ordered drinks. One waiter told us that we have 10 minutes time to order some...More

Thank Humenikova_Beata
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Humenikova Beata First of all we really apologize for what happened to you at our restaurant yesterday. Yes lunch is from 12 until 14H30 but of course we always accept guests when they come for late lunch. The waiter should not tell you yes...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Everything was really delicious, so fresh and tasty. We especially loved their tuna tartar. Don't forget to taste the "Big Five" coktail ;)

1  Thank Lucile d
Zanzistar, Propriétaire at Zanzistar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and so happy that you have appreciated our restaurant and our special cocktails :-) Welcome back anytime!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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 | Mwendawima, Jambiani 1000, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
  • Phone Number: +255 774 440 792
  • E-mail
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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