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Jambos Bar and Restaurant

Paje Beach | next to the Dhow Inn and Chams Restaurant, Paje, Tanzania
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“friday night” (8 reviews)
“cold beer” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, African
$$ - $$$
Paje Beach | next to the Dhow Inn and Chams Restaurant, Paje, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only been to the famous party on Friday night, which is really worth it. A real beach party. Great DJ, open space, cool breeze. And when the electricity went out for a bit, you chill on the beach until it comes back on. Drinks reasonably...More

Thank Psasha
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing I have a lot to say about this place but for today i will say that its a wonderful place don't forget about the party every Fridays and the taxi driver are there anytime to bring you back to the hotel or anywhere

Thank Moudy_Choice
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We did not try everything, but at least the samosa and chicken sandwiches are not too bad but also not really good and too expensive. On most bus stations in Tanzania you will get better Samosa. Further organisation is bad and wait time can be...More

Thank ShoutingPanda
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The place is on the beach, great view and great atmosphere. It doesn't look like the place to get good food but what I tried was really good. I found myself telling the guys to tell the cook that the food was great. I had...More

Thank AneNemro
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening of dancing on the beach at Jambo's. There was a nice mixed crowd. Drinks were very strong and the price average for the area I'd say. If it's raining, don't bother to go as you won't be able to enjoy...More

Thank Marthie v
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The party at Jambos Bar on Friday is fun. All though, warning to women, the bathroom was a little hectic. The was a large crab in the squatter toilet and no running in water in the regular bathroom! But the music was fun and it...More

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Perfect place to enjoy the night breeze on the beach with a cold beer in your hand. Reggae style music under a sky plenty of stars. Relaxed atmosphere. Simply as paradise!

Thank Nuria L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a great beach bar. In fact it is maybe a perfect execution of what the words "beach bar" are meant to convey. Cold beer. Cocktails with slices of fruit wedged onto the rim. A round bar overlooking the Indian ocean on one side...More

Thank Julian H
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Chill vibe and late nights. Recommend during the day (relaxing) or late nights! Drinks are slightly more expensive than the surrounding areas but worth it. The Chicken Pizza was awesome but took forever to come out - I think it is from the restaurant next...More

Thank BackpackingGuru
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

As the sweet night sea breeze blows into the air and the atmosphere becomes warm and hits your skin when at Jambo bar with a cold beer and a hot burning cigarette.... and cool house reggae music at the background there is no place I...More

Thank Jescy E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, African
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paje Beach | next to the Dhow Inn and Chams Restaurant, Paje, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Paje
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