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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” (33 reviews)
“stews” (6 reviews)
“rice” (28 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing fancy but everything is delicious. There is a fruit area that provides the best fruit salads EVER. While visiting I discovered that I have never eaten passion fruit and its AMAZING :-) I ate most of my meals at Lukmaan while visiting the beautiful...More

Thank Latasha N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Locals and travelers alike recommended Lukmaan to us and we weren't disappointed. Food is offered at something of a buffet, starting with beverages (mango smoothie is yummy), then passing a whole range of rices, vegetables and grilled meats and fish. The woman at the door...More

Thank Dawn960
Reviewed 1 week ago

was starving and my taxi driver took me here! was so happy, lots of choice, lots of steamed and grilled vegetables, lovely upstairs sitting. good service. just a really lovely ambience, totally recommended!

Thank Ols22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the food at Lukmaans, it is real tasty and yummie local food! price is low but quality high. food is served quickly served by awesome & friendly staff. and the Smoothies!!! oh my god those Smoothies!!! they are the very best I've ever...More

Thank Cyril H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really feels like a restaurant for locals. You see all the dishes and either point or talk to a waiter what you want. Simple foods like stews, casseroles and some grilled fish, squid or shrimps. Most could do with more seasoning. We orders way...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lot the fresh fruit juices, Bungo juice is amazingly tasty and refreshing, Soursop and passion fruit is delicious as well! Friendly staff and great atmosphere, washing room is ok and plenty choices of food.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends from my Kili trip recommended coming here for lunch (they had come for dinner the previous night) There seems to be different counters serving different foods - the samosas etc looked lovely - not tried. I went for chicken (thought it was hot) with...More

Thank Bernadette M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After spending half a day touring Stone Town we stopped at Lukmaan for lunch. We were really spoilt for choice. They have a smoothie bar surrounded by fresh fruit. They offer traditional Swahili food, Indian food and food from the grill like prawns, fish and...More

Thank Agigi7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a good place to taste some local food. They have fresh fruit juices, the food is tasty you have a large choice of local meals. Good point they take credit card. You have a huge baobab tree in the restaurant :) so I'll say...More

Thank _tyffy2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my place to go as I wasn't staying that far from it. Prices were also very reasonable and the food was the best

Thank Katrina A
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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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 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
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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