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Jambos Bar and Restaurant

) #5 of 14 Restaurants in Paje $$ - $$$ , African, Seafood
Paje Beach | next to the Dhow Inn and Chams Restaurant, Paje, Tanzania
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“friday night” (8 reviews)
“cold beer” (4 reviews)
“beach bar” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, African, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Paje Beach | next to the Dhow Inn and Chams Restaurant, Paje, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 2 June 2017

The place is on the beach, great view and great atmosphere. It doesn't look like the place to get good food but what I tried was really good. I found myself telling the guys to tell the cook that the food was great. I had...More

Thank AneNemro
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening of dancing on the beach at Jambo's. There was a nice mixed crowd. Drinks were very strong and the price average for the area I'd say. If it's raining, don't bother to go as you won't be able to enjoy...More

Thank Marthie v
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The party at Jambos Bar on Friday is fun. All though, warning to women, the bathroom was a little hectic. The was a large crab in the squatter toilet and no running in water in the regular bathroom! But the music was fun and it...More

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Perfect place to enjoy the night breeze on the beach with a cold beer in your hand. Reggae style music under a sky plenty of stars. Relaxed atmosphere. Simply as paradise!

Thank Nuria L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a great beach bar. In fact it is maybe a perfect execution of what the words "beach bar" are meant to convey. Cold beer. Cocktails with slices of fruit wedged onto the rim. A round bar overlooking the Indian ocean on one side...More

Thank Julian H
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Chill vibe and late nights. Recommend during the day (relaxing) or late nights! Drinks are slightly more expensive than the surrounding areas but worth it. The Chicken Pizza was awesome but took forever to come out - I think it is from the restaurant next...More

Thank BackpackingGuru
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

As the sweet night sea breeze blows into the air and the atmosphere becomes warm and hits your skin when at Jambo bar with a cold beer and a hot burning cigarette.... and cool house reggae music at the background there is no place I...More

Thank Jescy E
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We went to Jambo's because we heard the music coming while walking on the beach. It wasn't even Friday night, which is supposed to be their big party night. We had such a great time hanging out with the people and staff there. The bartender...More

Thank Ashley Faith H
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I went there to discover what is Paje's night life. I discovered a nice place, well organised, with a bar and charts songs. On my side I would have prefered something more local. I really like Swahili charts, so I was just a little disappointed...More

Thank Marine R
Reviewed 7 October 2016

its the place to be on Friday night in Paje... the party normally starts around 11 and the music is a mix between world hits and local music... dont miss it :)

Thank Nagwa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paje Beach | next to the Dhow Inn and Chams Restaurant, Paje, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Paje
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