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Khan's BBQ

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Mosque Street | City Centre, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 754 652 747
18:00 - 00:00
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Medan, Indonesia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A great meal to finish our safari. Khans is a great place to have a meal. Do not worry about the location by the side of the street. It is part of the experience.

Thank Aceh C
Winnipeg, Canada
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

As we walked from our hotel through deserted streets into an unattractive area we wondered about Trip Advisor rating for Khans. When we got there it was simply great. The tables were packed. Mr Khan was really friendly and explained to us the BBQ set up. We sat back enjoyed the atmosphere and the people and had a great time.... More 

Thank Ron E
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Khan barbeque is a cozy place to have barbeque in Arusha. Placed out to the street you get a great vibe from all the people coming by.

Thank Thk1989
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A few locals brought a couple of us tourists to eat here and it was excellent food and service! Delicious BBQ meet and they also had a "buffet" style selection of food for you to eat with or before you get your meat (chapati, veggies, salads, etc.). I would highly recommend stopping here for a meal!

Thank Tracy W
Ioannina, Greece
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I had read that this restaurant was one of the "must to taste" restaurant in Arusha. I was disappointed because the quality of the food was not something exceptional and the quantity very small.

Thank Βασίλης Κ
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Hope Ministries is an American medical mission group working along side Tanzania doctors and nurses at the Arusha Lutheran Medical Center (ALMC). We were referred to Khan's Barbeque (Barbeque on the Bonnet) by a local driver (Freeman). Of course, the locals know where to go for the authentic experience of the area! What a delightful evening of a large variety... More 

Thank Patricia W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Khan's, otherwise known as "Chicken On The Bonnet", is Tanzania's best 'street food' restaurant/BBQ. Period. I've been eating at Chicken On The Bonnet since 1989, the year it started, and simply cannot pass through Arusha without stopping to eat there. The chicken tikka is world class. The Khan family that run it are very friendly and welcoming. If you are... More 

Thank Andrew D
Byron Bay, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I love going to Khan's - the staff, the atmosphere and the food all come together to make it an awesome experience. I like to go early in the evening to just watch life in Arusha pass by..

Thank Hannah K
Arusha, Tanzania
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Possible the best BBG chicken in all of Arusha. Amazing food and they feature at multiple events throughout the year.

Thank iloveholidays2015
Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Go for the Chicken Tikka, Shish-Kebab and the Mishkaki. For the adventurous try the nundu. Safe and secure street parking with a local feel to it. Expect it to be busy and service is timely and very friendly. No alcohol. Walk up to Khan and let him show you the chilly and no chilly salads. Opens only from 7pm every... More 

Thank Zouga S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Indian, Barbecue, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mosque Street | City Centre, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 754 652 747

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