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“Good food and friendly service” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Baobab Restaurant

The Baobab Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 106 Restaurants in Arusha
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Baobab Restaurant is uniquely designed and offers a comfortable and enjoyable dining experience. Our Chefs creatively prepare exotic and delicious meals with fresh and natural ingredients giving guests a flavor of both Tanzanian and International cuisine.
Seattle Washington
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food and friendly service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2013

We had very good meals in a lovely setting with friendly, informative service. The service wasn't fast, but we didn't expect that at dinner. It also wasn't slow. On our first night in Africa and we were very happy to be staying at the African Tulip Hotel and eating a good dinner at the Baobab Restaurant.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Hannover, Germany
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141 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Food is good, but service was slow.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013

Our breakfast buffet was good. The service here was fine (for coffee and tea). But our service for dinner was amazingly slow. I had to track our waiter down after an hour. The food for dinner was ok.

Visited February 2013
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Thank mike100274
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Washington, DC
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Treat yourself to someplace special after Kilimanjaro”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

I visited The Baobab with friends to celebrate our successful summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. The restaurant was great for us. We were first impressed by the staff as parked at the bar for a drink. We held interesting conversations with the staff on the ubiquity of the swahili language in Africa. While the offerings were more Western than I would have liked, the meal was delicious.

Note this is a restaurant int eh African Tulip hotel and is pricey by Arushan standards. If this were not a special occasion, I probably would have sought a meal elsewhere.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank DrBellowz
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Neumunster, Germany
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181 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Still an excellent place to eat!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

We continue to eat at The Baobab Restaurant on occasions and we continue to be extremely satisfied with the food presentation and quality. Their buffets are outstanding and well worth eating at. We cannot speak more highly for a very nice, quiet and delightful evening.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank frankvassallo
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UK
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Lovely looking place with good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2012

Lovely location in the fantastic Afican Tulip hotel. Restaurant even has a baobabo tree as its centrepiece. Service is very attentive - house wine not bad. Water could have been a little colder and out have liked a little more spice in my dish but other than that it was great. Not the cheapest place in town.

Visited April 2012
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Thank becksupeverest
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