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Starfish Restaurant and Bungalows

Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An overall awful experience. I was extremely disappointed based on previous reviews. The food was overpriced, the rice and seafood undercooked, and the staff was not helpful. It was also listed as a cheap eat which it was not - the prices were the same...More

Thank aiyiyi
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Nice restaurant and guesthouse, Tumbo, the manager of the restaurant, was very kind and served us very tasty and fresh food. The restaurant and guesthouse supports development projects on the island, therefore it´s even more pleasant to dine and stay there

Thank Deinos1
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We are here for A couple days and this is A real nice restaurant. Good service and nice food. It's not so expensive and i liked the reaggaemusic. The place is New and is also A organisation that support school programs in Zanzibar. Keep going...More

Thank Niels K
Reviewed 13 June 2017

discovered this place by accident. Owner (Zuba?) was delightful, food was delicious, and prices were reasonable. No alcohol, tho (perhaps because it was Ramadan).

Thank Susaba
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The staff was really friendly and the food was amazing on a great location close by the beach,we eat heare for3 evenings in a row. I recomend it!

Thank BogdanGym89
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Nicely located at the beach. After 1 hour the waiter came and said that Sansibar is super pole pole. Eventually, the food was good. Nothing to complain. Cheaper than restaurants in lodges.

Thank Torsten B
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Atmosphere is so friendly and joyful, nice reggy music. Located in the middle of Jambiani, right on the beach. nice staff, we even became friends) The food was the best in Jambiani! try the prowns (they are really big!) and the calmari. we visited this...More

Thank aristocrat2001
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We stayed there during our honeymoon..yes you read right! Because we decided to have an original one and we booked with an association based in Trento (Italy) called WHY Onlus. The bungalows are 5 meters from the sea in a sandy courtyard with shade trees,...More

Thank jacopo_virgili
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay right on the amazing beach. Good price, for room have a look at ones behind restaurant. Hot water, fan, double and single bed, clean, comfortable. Fantastic breakfast upstairs in chill out room. Staff friendly and will organise anything for you. A...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

We visited here last night. I loved the atmosphere which was basic - an enjoyable change from larger establishments. Everyone here, pleasant and friendly and we were left wondering how such decent food was prepared without electricity. Portions are small but tasty and who can...More

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Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
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