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Samaki samaki

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Mlimani Shopping Centre | Mlimani City, Masaki & Diamond Plaza City Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 782 119 340
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The fish here is above average, though prices are a bit on the higher end. You will definitely not regret it.

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Thank Ken M
nairobi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place lovely atmosphere, however seems to have been designed as a sports bar so not very comfortable for a sit down lunch or dinner. More the kind of place to hang out after work

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Thank Ravi V
nyc
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351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When in Dar this is a reasonable option. Cold beer. Predictable pub style food. Comfortable outdoor atmosphere. Trendy. Busy.

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Thank burnsinny
Moh M, Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this review

Your welcome once again... we are honored to host you.. More 

Yaounde, Cameroon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

an out door spot which u could use to grab some beer and in the evening great with some good music . making it one of the most sort places but working class youth

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Thank peric85
Mumbai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The best of the sea food you will get it here with good ambiance and class .... its situated in a good mall which has lots of other restaurant but this place is the speciality for seafood to must visit

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Thank Sandy0711
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I've been visiting this place from last two years. The quality of food and the level of service has gone down. While the sea food is fresh but the ambience is very poor. The place is congested and the service really slow.

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Thank Rahul S
Moh M, Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this review

Sorry for the inconvenient but we will surely take a look at that and work on it.. Thank you for your comment.. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I visited this place several times and their seafood is outstanding. The ambiance cant WOW but its clean and the seafood taste is yummy yummy. will go back again. The service is also good as soon as you seat someone is already there for you.

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Thank W1271BCdobtz
Moh M, Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this review

Your welcome once again... we are honored to host you.. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely Fish, Prawns, Octopus and etc, Beautifully Served, Has a Lovely atmosphere, Nice place to have your meal! Must visit and Try their fresh fish!

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Thank SalmanKhan786
Moh M, Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this review

thank you for your wonderful review... we would love to host you again.. Karibu sana (your welcome) More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Samaki samaki has a fun interior with a cosy touch. The food is mostly pub food, deep fried or grilled fish. The food was okay, but nothing special. Staff is very friendly and accomodating. The fun part about samaki samaki is wednesday night's karaoke night. Just request your song, have some drinks and enjoy a good night! Especially fun with... More 

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Moh M, Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this review

Your welcome once again... we would love to host you... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Had lunch here while i was in Tanzania enjoyed Tanzania local cuisine with a few friends. Try the meatballs and the fish, i dont remember their name s but i will never forget the taste. i love the way the place i designed to look like a boat

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Thank Somet K
Moh M, Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this review

We are honored to host and serve you the Bruce Lee (fishmeatball).. your welcome More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mlimani Shopping Centre | Mlimani City, Masaki & Diamond Plaza City Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 782 119 340

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