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Ocean Restaurant

Arabian Nights Annex, Paje 791, Tanzania
+255 777 144 804
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Arabian Nights Annex, Paje 791, Tanzania
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11 - 20 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here one evening to try out a different restaurant in the Paje area. I ordered the veg chilli (because it came with feta) and my partner ordered chicken skewers. When the meals arrived, there was no feta on my chilli, so I challenged...More

Thank Martynkuz
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We had dinner with 4 friends here. We ate chicken stewer, pasta and crab canelloni. The chicken street and canelloni were good, but it was not much. The pasta was nothing special. The problem is that you pay quite a lot for it in comparison...More

1  Thank Sjors P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This restaurant was attached to my hotel (Paje Beach Apartments). It has a very inviting ambience and delicious menu. Prices are reasonable for hotel restaurants in this area. Even if I wasn't staying at the adjacent hotel, I would definiately come back here for both...More

Thank Yesdnyl
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and I stayed in the property next door to this restaurant. We ate probably 6 or 7 meals here over the course of a week, and tried a bunch of stuff on the menu. Everything we had was great! I especially recommend the...More

1  Thank Derek B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I stayed at the Arabian Nights, on Paje Beach, with a group of other 9 family members for 5 nights over the Christmas 2016 holiday. We consumed all our meals at the Ocean Restaurant annex. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Paje. The...More

Thank Olga E
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We didn't get a chance to have a meal here but we really enjoyed the atmosphere and cocktails. They had the best mixed drinks we had on Zanzibar.

Thank allymariem
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Ocean two times on our stay in Paje and both times were good! The service was faster than most other restaurants in Zanzibar! Not fast in European comparison but in Zanzibar messures very fast service. Good food and nice drinks. Especially we enjoyed...More

Thank Hanna B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The atmosphere of this place is great. Right next to the ocean. Very open setting -- there is a little bar in the back of the restaurant more near the beach. Food was AMAZING. all the fish was very fresh. appetizers amazing Service was okay...More

Thank Ana B
Reviewed 12 February 2017

One of the few nice restaurants with decent food on Paje beach. Nicely situated just next to the beach. Menu with varieties of food. Don't be there to late when its getting busy if you don't like waiting for your food. Good service.

Thank sodalino
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place, didn't realize that it's number one on Trip Advisor. After eating here, I can see why. The WiFi is sorta working slowly at best but the decor is classy and the food is delicious. I ordered a mango juice to start...More

Thank lindalchov
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Bashua2014
12 February 2017|
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Response from Bashua2014 |
Thanks a lot. See you on Tuesday. Abi
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Response from Berdien B | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't a dresscode, just come as you are! :-) Say hi to Selina from me!
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Response from Tamaram06 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know how the weather will be there in november. But in December and january is was very warm and humid. It is indeed not a good idea to walk alone in Paje when it's dark especially not on the beach. Taxi's are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arabian Nights Annex, Paje 791, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Paje
  • Phone Number: +255 777 144 804
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Description
Ocean Restaurant, on the beach in Paje, Zanzibar, serves fantastic seafood, grills and pastas, with desserts to die for! Come straight off the beach and enjoy a cold drink, a lazy lunch or laid back dinner. We also serve a cafe menu during the day.
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