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Abyssinian Maritim Ethiopian Traditional Restaurant

Vuga Round about, Next to High Court, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1682, Tanzania
+255 772 940 556
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“injera” (25 reviews)
“tibs” (5 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vuga Round about, Next to High Court, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1682, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Terrible service, long (1:45 hour) wait for food, got to watch a slow moving RAT emerge from the kitchen to eat scraps in the dining area, and finally under cooked chicken. This place seems to thrive on the fact the most patrons are one time...More

1  Thank srwpowell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for my first try of Ethiopian food with my daughter. She recommended we try a vegetarian combo (we had #2). The food was absolutely awesome! Plenty of it as well, we were stuffed. We were the only ones there at 6 for dinner...More

Thank Kerstin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have tried a lot of authentic Ethiopian food and this place is 100% up there with the best. I am unsure why people complain of price when I believe you get what you pay for and what you get is a fantastic dining experience....More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there because we wanted to try their bread made of teff. Sadly they didn't have it. A nice women welcomed us, and the location was nice. We ordered a combination dish with chicken, beef and lamb. It was ok, nothing special. A little...More

Thank Kristina H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Way over priced for the mediocre food served here. The Injera is not tasty. Have had Ethiopian food before and this is not my favorite.

Thank 608annsalem
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Injera, there local bread with all dishes! Options for vegans and vegetarians, beef or chicken.. Food coming on traditional basket. With a lots of board with interesting Ethiopian history.

Thank Raphael B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The first thing to say is that The Abyssinian's Steak House is much more than a steakhouse. In case steak is not your thing, or maybe not for someone in your group, then there are a number of other dishes on the menu to suit...More

1  Thank pwezapweza
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This place is a real delight with tasteful ambience. Loved the offerings but when tourists like me are out to experience the food with inadequate cash in hand, it becomes difficult as the outlet does not accept credit cards and the nearest ATM is a...More

Thank virendsA
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Bit of a hike from Stone town centre, but worth the walk. Bit pricey, but food is genuine and very tasty. Service was quick and staff super friendly.

Thank jirih74
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Like most of the people visiting this place, we (a group of 3 persons) visited this restaurant based on TripAdvisor recommendations. Unfortunately, anyone who has ever visited a decent (not luxury) restaurant, anywhere in the world, can easily notice that everything related to this place...More

Thank AndrewAlx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuga Round about, Next to High Court, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1682, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 772 940 556
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