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Nungwi, Nungwi po box 3910, Tanzania
+255 777 771 914
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12:00 - 01:00
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sitting at the bar, leaning back in an armchair or stretching out on the white beach... Eat, drink, enjoy the music - it's real paradise !

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Thank Mike O
Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bar has really unique shape and the area is nicely decorated. Their cocktails were made of fresh juices and were super tasty. They played good funky music putting everyone around in a good mood. The only disadvantage is its location close to local shops resulting in quite a few annoying visitors trying to offer us drugs but the bar... More 

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Thank Miriama M
Kenya
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241 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cholo's is a relaxed option that's *just* a bit cheaper than the other places on the beach. They have nice ocean views and a fully-stocked bar. There's a sushi menu and Middle Eastern food, and the servers were lovely.

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Thank Shannon S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped some times for a drink, nice place... quick and friendly service. The music could be better

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Thank tamy-rg
Israel
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44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

grate location, good food, wonderfull service, nice people , best place to spend a day, food, beach, diving what else do you need?

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Thank maddyy
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a ball of a time at this bar. I think we might have finished all of their South African wine. Nice tapas style food, great people and awesome location! Cholos made up some of my fondest memories of Zanzibar..

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Thank lucyinafrica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fantastic vibe, very reasonable prices, good food, view and decor outstanding. Had a chat to the owners who made us feel so welcome. I will definitely visit again.

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Thank Rudi R
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, good music , good cold beer and very good Middle East food The owners were also very nice

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Thank Rod M
Cape Town, South Africa
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have been to Zanzibar 6 times and no beach bar tops Cholos, by far still our favorite! Love the drinks, love the beach bbq and the best beach in Nungwi!

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Thank LVanZyl
Giv'atayim, Israel
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing location, at what is probably the best beach in Nungui. Great service and crew, amazing food at reasonable prices. The place has a party every thursday, which has a mixed crowed of turists and locals.

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Thank Yaniv G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Pizza, Sushi, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nungwi, Nungwi po box 3910, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi
  • Phone Number: +255 777 771 914
Description
The only real beach bar in Zanzibar karibu :)

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