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“Casual lunch spot on the water.”
Review of Archipelago

Archipelago
Ranked #20 of 78 Restaurants in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Saint John, Canada
Level Contributor
167 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“Casual lunch spot on the water.”
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We arrived with a group and got great service. The food was well prepared and reasonably priced. The menu varies depending on the catch so check the whiteboard as well as the menu. Skip the swordfish and ask for the tuna.It was the general consensus that it was the better choice. Portions are substantial so sharing is an option.

Visited March 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“lunch”
Reviewed 6 February 2014

we had a light lunch here which was very good and the service and sea views were great.
I do not think we would want to have dinner here as the menu was not that extensive and of course no wine.

Visited January 2014
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Wilmington, DE
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3 reviews
“Great salads”
Reviewed 13 January 2014

The food was delicious and the setting was lovely - ocean views and cool breezes. Try the chicken burger.

Visited January 2014
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Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Service was ok at the cafe, food average. Nothing bad but not great either. we only had one meal here.

Visited January 2014
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Mwanza Region, Tanzania
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200 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Only average”
Reviewed 11 January 2014

The setting of this restaurant is prety good, with beach views, although mostly blocked by a very leafy tropical almond tree.
The menu is pretty sparse, although the dishes sound pretty good and there's a range of specials.
The food as served (regular menu) was patchy - the local octopus dish was alright but not brilliant, and the chicken pilau in a tomato-based sauce was poor, although it must be asids the pilau rice is delightfully spiced.
Many drinks on the menu were not available and service was not the best.
Overall, pretty average and we wouldn't go back.

  • Visited January 2014
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