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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 good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (54 reviews)
“biryani” (41 reviews)
“juice” (59 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday

We went there with our guide for a local lunch and on this side that's right. But we were hoping more local food and not "local fast food" ... Anyway we would advise to go upstair wher you can have the view on the sreets...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vincent2208
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food. Worth a try. Good experience. The restaurant is quite busy but service is quick. The restaurant is in the heart of stone town

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Saajida A
Reviewed 3 days ago

very good food in very good quality and very good prices the staff was very friendly and you have a very big menu to choose what you like very fresh fish

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jordromani
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food and really really cheap when compared to other restaurants of similar food quality in Stone Town. However, service is not the best. We were in the second level and it took a long time for the waiters to bring the food, and when...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank maxcasas
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide took us to Lukmaan after a long day roaming around Stone Town. The restaurant was very crowded, but there was a sort of "just-right" vibe to it. It was exactly where I wanted to eat something local. As I ain't a seafood guy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank adriantc_ro
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lukmaan did not disappoint! They have a plethora of local cuisines to try, and it’s by no means expensive. We ordered a bunch of dishes to try, and they were all delicious. The one knock against them is that it seems chaotic in there— the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank APisME95
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of good choices for a good price. They give you a menu with pics, and kind of explain everything. The fresh cooked seafood looks much better/fresher than the fried fish that we ordered that was very salty. It would be nice if the food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JoshGellman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken here by our guide and probably wouldn't have found it ourselves. It was very busy, full of locals. Took a long time to get served - very basic plastic menu with a range of rice and seafood dishes. Food was tasty and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Q7294TGjoannes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our visit to Zanzibar, visited Lukmaan Restaurant a number of times to have our lunch and also dinners. Their food is so delicious. There is live cooking section where you can fresh sea food, had the calamari and octopus and it was extremely delicious.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jan 6, 2019!First thing we were given as we walked in was a menu, Nobody explained to us how things worked. We sat down in the rooftop for 10 minutes hoping a waiter would take our order. No silverware a napkin or a drink was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Shilalo M
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Questions & Answers
26 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from ren_s744 | 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 R | 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$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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