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Starfish Restaurant and Bungalows

Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
1 week ago
“great grilled octopus!”
3 Jan 2017
“Good food Great Prices”
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African, Seafood
Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

discovered this place by accident. Owner (Zuba?) was delightful, food was delicious, and prices were reasonable. No alcohol, tho (perhaps because it was Ramadan).

Thank Susaba
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The staff was really friendly and the food was amazing on a great location close by the beach,we eat heare for3 evenings in a row. I recomend it!

Thank BogdanGym89
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Nicely located at the beach. After 1 hour the waiter came and said that Sansibar is super pole pole. Eventually, the food was good. Nothing to complain. Cheaper than restaurants in lodges.

Thank Torsten B
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Atmosphere is so friendly and joyful, nice reggy music. Located in the middle of Jambiani, right on the beach. nice staff, we even became friends) The food was the best in Jambiani! try the prowns (they are really big!) and the calmari. we visited this...More

Thank aristocrat2001
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We stayed there during our honeymoon..yes you read right! Because we decided to have an original one and we booked with an association based in Trento (Italy) called WHY Onlus. The bungalows are 5 meters from the sea in a sandy courtyard with shade trees,...More

Thank jacopo_virgili
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay right on the amazing beach. Good price, for room have a look at ones behind restaurant. Hot water, fan, double and single bed, clean, comfortable. Fantastic breakfast upstairs in chill out room. Staff friendly and will organise anything for you. A...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

We visited here last night. I loved the atmosphere which was basic - an enjoyable change from larger establishments. Everyone here, pleasant and friendly and we were left wondering how such decent food was prepared without electricity. Portions are small but tasty and who can...More

3  Thank Amanda032
Reviewed 6 December 2014

Basic little beach restaurant. The food was just.so so. My fish was a little dry and too small to find much meat on it. But the staff were friendly and we enjoyed our stay there drinking beer as the sun went down.

Thank cshalev
Reviewed 16 October 2014

small family business that has 4 bungalows and a restaurant right on the wight sandy beach of Jambiani. for the first night in Zanzibar we stayed at the next door hotel and payed 3 times more for exactly the same room. After a quick walk...More

Thank Linor L
Reviewed 9 July 2014

My friend and I had a very delicious meal here, the first time I've tried Octopus in coconut sauce. The restaurant was very small which wasn't in itself a problem but there was noone else around so there was little atmosphere and the floor was...More

Thank Richard K
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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
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