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Mad Zebu

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Face au marche, Belo Tsiribihina 608, Madagascar
+261 32 40 387 15
09:00 - 21:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is phenomenal. I think they should open another restaurant in Tana. We were driving by the first time I went here and I actually couldn't eat that day (nothing to do with this restaurant -- I was sick beforehand and then the long drive in the car made it worse.) I had heard that it was so good... More 

Thank Amy S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

One of the best restaurant in Madagascar. Amazing taste and the food is serving like in 5 star restaurant (in the middle of no where !!!) . You must go there !!!

Thank Magdalena K
Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Amazing food fro very good price. And served beautiful (!!!) LOVE IT !!! You can't miss it when You will be in Belo !!!

Thank Magdalena_and_Tomasz
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

we had traveled half a day on a rough road and a ferry when we got there for a lunch stop. Looking at the building we thought at best we would get vegetables and rice. Wow were we surprised......The quality of food, presentation and service was way beyond our expectation. The selection of dessert was mouth watering. Whoever thought about... More 

Thank Kidest
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

In this small place I didn't expect this quality. Every plate is a picture. And of superbe taste. For everyone there is enough choice. I enjoyed it very much.

Thank obelips
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

In the middle of absolutely no where... In a place you can not get to without hours of driving and then riding a rudimentary "ferry", an absolutely five star restaurant with the best food in Madagascar....Totally amazing

Thank Bill K
Stockholm, Sweden
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

It is really rare that a very positive description in a guidebook is topped. We ate at Mad Zebu twice (on the way to and back from the Tsingy) and both were excellent experiences. The Zebu in red wine sauce might have been the best meat I have ever eaten. It was incredible. The staff is friendly and service quick.... More 

Thank SanjaAbroad
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Yes, Richard Adams, the Hitchhiker CAN find a restaurant at the end of the universe and it's in Belo Tsiribihina, a remote town on the west coast of Madagascar. The experience of Mad Zebu ('Mad' for 'Madagascar' and 'Zebu' for the traditional breed of cattle herded by the Malagasy) is like no other - after a long, a bone-jarring dirt... More 

Thank Judith-Brisbane
Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a very early lunch and the restaurant was very accommodating. There was no indication in the decor or the location that would lead you to expect getting some of the best food in Madagascar. The food was delicious and so attractively presented. I am not sure how they can serve such amazing food when they are... More 

Thank Traveller376
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Other tourist recommended the Mad Zebu to us and we were delighted. Not only does is taste very good but the food looks amazing too. Best stop for an long lunch or cosy diner. They have a 'real' toilet wich is nice.

Thank wereldreiziger71

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
European, African
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?