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Lukmaan Restaurant

Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 482 131
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“biryani” (26 reviews)
“rice” (26 reviews)
“octopus stew” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very busy place. Food selection is awesome and very tasty. Biryani, whole fish, prawns, etc. Makes for an awesome lunch or dinner

Thank Tehseen A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Local foodwhich includes all sorts of meat curries and biryani. My husband and I enjoyed a meal for ~$5 USD. Not much for ambiance - it's a bit of a divey place where you order at the counter - but food is tasty and seemingly...More

Thank Maya C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to mingle with the locals and savour great local well priced cuisine. A institution in Stone Town not to be missed. (mildly flavoured)

Thank MarkSeath
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to eat at this place no doubt it was packed. They have selection of freshly cooked buffet and its cheap. Do not miss this place it ok.

Thank jay s
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would go to eat there everyday if it had been close enough to the venue of the event I waa attending. Their food is super good, and they have a good variety of stuff to choose from. Place can get a little crowded though.

Thank Hellen M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal very much at Luukmans, the food was tasty and matched the local traditional dishes. We sat down for a while without getting served and so went to the buffet to order, although other people (groups with guides) did seem to get...More

Thank beachbrums
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found Lukmaan after two weeks of spending a considerable amount on food in Stonetown. Luukmaan is a local restaurant but they do have staff on hand to help you choose your food and to explain what is available. Think buffet style layout and you...More

Thank michelle k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you go in you have a huge buffet of every type of local food you can think of: dough, chapati, ugali, very good vegetable dishes, fish, sea food, wraps.. everything!! We had some fish, squid, prawn, aubergine, spinach, chapati and mango-passion smoothie. Yummy *Take...More

Thank Maya W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A picturesque atmosphere, local food buffet style with some very nice local food vegan alternatives. Comfort food to fill you after a long day at the beach. Full of tourists, but also the choice of locals. It made me happy.

Thank Renata V
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place with a large assortment, which is constantly increasing, for which I am very grateful! The prices are average. The staff is friendly, active, not intrusive (which is very important on the island) It is quite clean, but as for the toilet, it...More

Thank Lana13U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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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