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Captain Cook's

Near Blue Oyster Hotel, Jambiani, Tanzania
+255 772 608 241
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“fish” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
“the owner” (3 reviews)
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Near Blue Oyster Hotel, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Cpatain cook is really a kind person, respectful and a good chef. We ate a really good grilled fish with chips for a acceptable price! The menù is full of choises and surprisefull!! Romantic place for couples and peaceful!

Thank Finn D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We went to Captain Cook and had a delicious dinner. We we ordered a variety of different dishes, like octopus, calamari, fish, rice, chapaty, vegetables and shared the food. All dishes were reall tasy and good. Captain Cook is such a nice and friendly guy,...More

Thank Simone F
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We went there at lunch. Food was ok but we had around 1000 flies around our table and Captain Cook didn't even give us something to cover the food. Apart from the flies everything was alright until he started staring at us. We felt very...More

Thank Manuel C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I ate in this restaurant and reserved take away several times. I have never been sick or anyone I have bought there to eat with me. Reading some of the reviews I figured some people don't really know how how this restaurant works. So here...More

Thank angeltrr
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We've been invited to Captain Cook´s alias local restaurant when we went to diving center. The guy was nice, smiling he looks ok. He told us he will cook and all dishes are served with rice or what we want and it's no problem with...More

2  Thank Szilvestr O
Reviewed 15 January 2017

this small restaurant was recommended to me and my girlfriend by one of the guys from our accomodation and we can totally recommend it to others as well!!! it maybe takes a bit to find it at the first time, but its super nicely decorated,...More

Thank hunta13
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Captain Cook's on a friend recommendation. When we made an reservation, we ordered lobsters for dinner. When we arrived to the restaurant, Mr. Cook, who was very pleasant when he met us on the beach, became nervous, strange, not welcoming at all....More

1  Thank perozdero7
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Food was really tasty! we came back a couple times because the owner was really nice to us and the food was good! we ordered in the afternoon for the dinner and everything was ready by the time we arrived! Price was fair. I recommend...More

Thank Francesca Maria R
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We stumbled upon this little home-style restaurant after a long walk along the beach, not quite knowing where to find somewhere to eat. The welcome was warm and friendly. The food was freshly cooked while we waited and Captain Cook himself waited on us in...More

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 29 February 2016

After a booking we get an amazing local food experience. We get fresh fish and big lobster. Very recommended.

Thank lilian j
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Dinner, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Blue Oyster Hotel, Jambiani, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
  • Phone Number: +255 772 608 241
Open 24 hours a day, the fish is fresh, cozy atmosphere in a very simple setting. Normally need to make reservations.
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