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Stone Town Cafe

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Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
+255 773 861 313
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lunch was simple, chicken and couscous and very good if not a bit plain. Avocado was dressed ( perhaps didn't need to be) but ambience was lovely and perhaps next time I'll just choose the breakfast. Very popular and lovely staff

Thank mrsP7741
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hang out here if you want to get a feel for who is who in Stone Town while enjoying delicious and unpretentious meals. Absolutely the best place to hang out

Thank Hilda_Znz
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the avocado on toast and chicken kebab. The mango shake for drink. Very nice indeed and good price.

Thank Troels L
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place to rest an d drink a coffee or beverage. This place is in a touristic road and only tourists are there. If you want more local experience you should search for other places in stone town.

Thank Panagiotis P
Perth, Australia
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

They're right in StoneTown on the main road and have awesome well priced brekky. Heaps of outdoors tables and friendly staff. Highly recommended.

Thank Katie1519
Mwanza, Tanzania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The staff are decent. The food is decent. Their wifi is awesome. Perfect place to sit in the morning and catch up on work.

Thank Mimmina1967
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We came here just about every day during our stay in Zanzibar. The jugs of coffee are lovely and all the other food and drink we tried were excellent too. We were very touched that the staff seemed genuinely sorry when we told them that it was time for us to go back home!

Thank FreoBob
South Denmark, Denmark
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017

good place s ammeiizing place also you are free to visit this plasser place unique and expirience in this island

Thank danielleship
Cape Town, South Africa
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We read the above line in our Zanzibar travel guide and could not agree more!! Stone Town, with its dirty streets and rich culture, is one of the most fascinating places I've visited, and what better place to sit back, relax, enjoy a cold drink (they don't serve beer) and watch Zanzibari life go by than at the Stone Town... More 

Thank Mareli V
Palm Beach, Florida
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116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The cafe is located on a very popular street for tourist and easy to find. It has the advantage to have a large shaded terrace and is great to sit while eating a meal or just sipping coffee and watch the passing crowd. I got there for an early lunch and the place wasn't crowded yet, service was good, friendly... More 

Thank Sam S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 773 861 313
Open 8am to 10pm, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inside air-conditioned seating, outside seating. Intimate cafe serving big breakfasts, burgers, wraps, quiche, home-made cakes and great chocolate brownies. Real coffee brewed Arabic-style and herbal teas and juices.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?