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Lukmaan Restaurant

Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 482 131
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“biryani” (36 reviews)
“stews” (8 reviews)
“rice” (28 reviews)
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African, Cafe, Seafood, Barbecue, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate nice seafood lunch (octopus, fish, prawns and squids) with 3 sidedishes and drinks for only 14 eur. I gave rating 4 because food were a little bit too cold.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very cheap food with a huge choice. Can see why this is hit with the locals. Would reccomend the shwarma :)

Thank bradnatt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is universally recommended by all the local people we asked about good local restaurants. Its a short walk from most of the big hotels. As you enter a fresh juice bar is on your left, serving freshly pressed juices from all the local fruits....More

Thank salman_zaman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual and with a lot of options that you can see directly. The octupus and squid are very tasty. There are many curries and rice and a nice terrace on the top. The bill was 5 euros each and we ordered abundantly. Highly recommended

Thank DonCesar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here. There was lots of atmosphere, a bit frenetic, and a huge choice of food, mainly Indian I think.Hard to know the system, but a waiter told us what everything was. Reasonably priced and reasonable quality. sat upstairs in the open air....More

Thank peterca20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some locals and other travellers recommended this place. When we first arrived I liked the amount of locals , but only seeing the food wasn't a good experience. One waiter was very nice and she explained what was our dish. As we had no idea...More

Thank Jose A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The family spent the morning on a stone town walking tour that lasted 2.5 hours and by midday was more than ready for a meal. Heard about this restaurant a few times before and asked our guide to point us the way here. Loved the...More

Thank Dzul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap and authentic local food. Much more is offered than what is on the menu. Quick service and very delicious. Would recommend.

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for the first time at almost midnight when we arrived and went back a few times. Food is local and delicious. The smoothies are great, made with fresh fruit. Everything is delicious and very well priced.

Thank FadeelahK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has very delicious food, kind of local food, price is very good, location in stone town, staff is very friendly and helpful......................

Thank Ela K
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26 October 2017|
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Response from René S | Reviewed this property |
No. It is like Fast Food the African way.
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26 August 2017|
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Response from Lukmaan | Property representative |
The price of a plate of beef biryani or pilau is two US dollars. A bowl of spinach is one US dollar A bottle of water is one US dollar. Other meals may cost more than that but you can have an average meal for five US... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 777 482 131
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Lukmaan restaurant has been serving local cuisine to locals and tourists for over ten years now.Our new location under the Baobab Tree has become more favourite for its open air and live cooking enviroment.Welcome and enjoy the spiritual healthy eating under the Baobab Tree and you will get unique chance to see the real connection between human and the Baobab.
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