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Fish Monger

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Sea Cliff Village, Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

This was an exciting visit. You need to arrive early in order to see the boats come in and the auction taking place. You can find all sorts of fish and crustaens, It's a bit messy tho.

1 Thank PGTStJul
Clarksville, Arkansas
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

I had heard great things about the seafood here. While the food was well cooked (seafood and steak alike), the wait staff was slow and rather inattentive. He only had 2 tables and we had trouble getting his attention. The portions were fair for the pricing. The atmosphere is cute but does leave you wanting a little more. It's just... More 

Thank njiani
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

A nice local fish restaurant as it should be. The fish and seafood were fresh. The frenchfries crispy. The desserts good, though it's the chef's interpretation to classics. The prices seem fare for what you get. The only downside is that the place has no AC (seating is outside, on the porch).

Thank Yuri K
Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

I have been here few times, overall good food and service, their 1kg prawns karai is just awesome ... keep it up guys

Thank MoezA
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

After a climb up a tough set of stairs you will find an indoor/outdoor restaurant. I had the fish soup and the seafood salad, The vegetables were fresh. The service was, as to be expected slow.

Thank Stuball1
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Fish Monger, they serve very delicious food, I tried fish and it was very yummy. The environment is quite good and located just besides Sea Cliff Hotel.

Thank saleem-khatri
Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

The fish monger is located in the Sea Cliff Village Shopping center across from the hotel. I had the seafood platter which had lobster, queen prawns and calamari. It was very good and reasonably priced. This is not a fast food restaurant so be prepared to wait about 30 minutes after ordering to be served. The dining area is outside... More 

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36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

It's a super casual atmosphere. The seafood was not as expected. Someone that has been coming here for some time said it was really good. Maybe it was an off night.

Thank Sasja C
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

Fishmonger is next to the more upmarket and expensive Seacliff restaurant in the small shopping mall next to it. It's an outdoor rooftop setting with bistro-like atmosphere. I had the Classic British fish and chips and the only thing missing was the mushy peas!

Thank tropicopter
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

I would have rated this higher but there were just too many flies buzzing all around me to enjoy the food. I had the shrimp and kingclip type fish and the taste was good. But, when you are battling flies, it was just uncomfortable. You sit outside and it was quite hot. I think if they would turn on some... More 

Thank Karen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Cliff Village, Toure Drive, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?