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Slipway, Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Tasty, nice, fest reasonable priced! Good salats, bruschetta and very tasty pasta with meatballs served under a pavillion on Slipways terrace. Good advice for a lunch

Thank CP_HolidayHannover
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Had lunch and dinner here several times. The pizza is very good as is the Chicken Caesar Salad. Lovely view of the bay, relaxing atmosphere, good service.

Thank cwilli64
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

I stumble upon this nice little cafe and decided to chill out there after a long day on the road. Had a great coffee and pasta. Wish to have more of these in Dar es Salaam.

Thank Reylan M
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Went with family who were visiting from abroad and they loved the view of the sea and Islands. Ordered pasta with a tomato sauce. It took the waiters a good while to get to our order in the first place although there were 3 of them just hanging around. When the food came (half an hour later), the pasta was... More 

Thank Zee T
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

perfectly serviceable food at moderate to high prices in a better than average setting. If you're eating near slipway, it's exactly what you should be expecting.

Thank Explorer_Practicum
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2013

A great spot for an outdoor lunch with quite reasonable prices. Friendly and helpful staff. If you don't mind fried egg on your sandwich, try the club special. There's a playground just across the Slipway pavilion and an ice cream shop next door, so eating here with kids is possible.

Thank Daniel H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, African, International, European
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Slipway, Msasani, 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?