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Mad Zebu

Face au marche, Belo Tsiribihina 608, Madagascar
+261 32 40 387 15
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“filet” (4 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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French, African, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Face au marche, Belo Tsiribihina 608, Madagascar
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

After days on the river, this restaurant was a delightful surprise! The food was delicious. If I closed my eyes, I would think I was eating at a fine dining restaurant in NYC. The portions were a bit small, so I would recommend ordering more....More

Thank Cybil Z
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

The most amazing meal we had in Madagascar came as a complete surprise. In the midst of a dusty uncharming town is this chef serving amazing food. We had to stop again for a three-course meal on the way back. Highly recommended!

Thank Tone S
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is probably THE PLACE for lunch on your way to the Tsingy de Bemahara NP. Their food may not be exactly French food but has heavy French influence. But whatever they are, they are well prepared and delicious. We stopped there for lunch on...More

Thank TX1717
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Can confirm, the food is delicious. I was here twice and had the filet de zebu both times... The first time was so good, I had to order it again.

Thank meow1meow
Reviewed November 18, 2017

We were really surprised by the food at this restaurant. Beautifully presented. Our tour leader took us twice and each time the food was of high standard. The owner is very friendly and speaks English.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Unlike many other reviews, we did not have the best meal of our trip in this place. The restaurant appears to be very organized and the service is very good. We booked ahead one day before as it gets very busy and easily full for...More

Thank JdaC0sta
Reviewed November 9, 2017

By had had a rough morning travelling down the RN 8, which is a very bad road. Our guide took us to the Mad Zebu for lunch. Table beautifully laid, with yellow cloth napkins in silver rings - I ask you? - this is in...More

Thank Richard U
Reviewed October 27, 2017

In case you don't know, Zebu is local breed of cow in Madagascar. You may think twice go eat in a place called Mad Zebu (Cow). But you will not disappoint with the food they offer. We ate there twice, on our way in and...More

Thank TX1717
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Highly recommended, as good as one can get! You would never expect such quality looking from outside, and location is in a small village.

Thank RebeccaFerrant
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Every tourist group seems to stop here, and Mad Zebu seems to get many, many excellent reviews. I agree that the food is fabulous and if you are passing through Belo, this restaurant is a must stop. What amazes me is that Mad Zebu is...More

Thank Karen G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Face au marche, Belo Tsiribihina 608, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Toliara Province  >  Belo Tsiribihina
  • Phone Number: +261 32 40 387 15
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