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Alcove Restaurant

Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 769 213 744
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“naan” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Barbecue, Fusion, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

I took dinner in just place on the night i reached Dar es salam, It was really great the food was very nice, the service is ok, i had a local beer called klemangaro. I recommend trying out this restaurant.

Thank Samer S
Reviewed 27 December 2015

we found out, that on one common item the restaurant charges more than 800% (compare to near-by similar places) if one find such a discrepancy, all the rest is suspected. Y to pay 8 time the price when you can eat the same for a...More

Thank eytanin
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

The Alcove - a long standing establishment - enjoyed the food and service in the past. This time awful service. More than an hour to be served. Other issues I shall not get into - all I can say is be careful - seems to...More

Thank eyedaktari
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I've been going to the Alcove for more than 25 years, and were I writing three or four years ago, I would have given it a top rating. The old Samora Ave. location was fantastic. The menu was extensive, and all the dishes were consistently...More

Thank Fikirius
Reviewed 26 November 2015

At Sea Cliff - near the sea. Good Indian food -briyani : both lamb and seafood -served with a raita thrown in. Authentic spices. Popular and pleasant with the sea breeze.

Thank pagoda2014
Reviewed 23 November 2015

have been here many times in the past few months. have tried almost the full menu here. very good indian taste restaurant. having food here you won't miss india at all. here the indian, punjabi, chinese, etc all is good. this place sereves veg as...More

Thank Shabbir117
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant for business lunches. The owner is very hands on. This is an restaurant that does food well. We started off with vegetable and chicken spring rolls. The fried vegetable rice, nan & prawns done in a curry sauce that was so...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Superb Indian food, which never goes wrong even once after years and years. The shanghai potatoes are yummy. Great food for vegetarians!

Thank jaanshah
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This restaurant serves some of the best food I have eaten in Tanzania! Simply delicious and the outdoor dining on the second floor offers cool views of the city.

Thank IslandKyle
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

They catered some dishes at our wedding and the food was SO good! one of the most well established and well known Indian restaurants in Dar, they have kept a good reputation for decades

Thank Kelsey M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 769 213 744
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Welcome! Since 1987 we have been serving our patrons in the City Centre of Dar es Salaam. We look forward to seeing you in The Alcove .
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