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Samaki samaki

Mlimani Shopping Centre | Mlimani City, Masaki & Diamond Plaza City Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 673 020 000
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (22 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Mlimani Shopping Centre | Mlimani City, Masaki & Diamond Plaza City Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and fresh fish. Cozy local restaurant. Nice friendly staff. Very welcoming. Place to go ! Thanks for this, peter

Thank petersphilipp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love fish you absolutely must do Samaki samaki. Relaxed vibe, fresh tasty fish, good service, value for money! Yes please, I want some more

Thank Scholastica W
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We had good time at Samaki Samaki enjoying some fresh fish and cold beer . customers service at this point is good and all staffs are very helpful. 100% recommend this place to anyone

Thank Yonafika A
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Good fish with vsry strong sauce. Everything went pretty well, except that I ordered vegetables with fish, not potatoes. I got my my plate, there was potaoes. I said about my order to waitress and she took me more potatoes. Waittess was so nice, that...More

Thank mikkok243
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A bar which has collaborated with heineken beer hence it has that african culture atmosphere with a touch of netherland beer.At their placein masaki you can even see a heineken chanderllier.A place to dance and cool down with your friends.They do offer different food categories...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Great food and athmosphare, a bit pricy!! Best place for seafood in Dar es Salaam center, they say!!!

Thank Sofroniadou
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is great Connect with others and eat a great meal of fish and potatoes etc. located within the serene Milimani city. Nice place for dinners and music with friends.

Thank Victor o
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Food is only ok. Plate presentation is nice. Nothing stands out as particularly unique or delicious. Would mainly recommend as late evening stop for a drink and snack as opposed to your main meal. Pricey by Dar standards. Very lively late nite. Decent music-Afro beats...More

Thank dalmity
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I visited the masaki branch I hope I got the area right. Good food Music on point Evening well spent. The karaoke was fun.

Thank rommydedravo
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We chose this place over KFC for having a local flavor and we were not disappointed. Food was amazingly delicious....many varieties of sea food in local preparations. Note that he place only serves sea food, you wont get meat of any type. The service was...More

Thank Vishalnc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mlimani Shopping Centre | Mlimani City, Masaki & Diamond Plaza City Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 673 020 000
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