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Blue Oyster Hotel Terrace Restaurant

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Jambiani | Upper floor of hotel, Jambiani, Tanzania
+255 2240163
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Deutschland
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food and service were very good. Although we stayed in another hotel, the 20 minutes walk to Blue Oyster for dinner was worthwhile.

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Thank Cajomeni
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't stay at Blue Oyster Hotel but we ate there at least once a day for ten days. The staff is the friendliest ever, they are super helpful and always smiling and welcoming. Food is wonderful, always fresh and with an interesting menu (part of which changes every days). Andess, the reception guy, is the sweetest guy on Earth.... More 

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Thank Maria G
Moshi, Tansania
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here often before. This time I only had lunch but it was delicious and a big portion. Loving staff which help with your choices. For dinner I recommend to order order in the afternoon already to give the kitchen a heads up if you are an outside guest! Highly recommended food place with amazing views!

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2 Thank Francine_CF
Brussels, Belgium
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Nice diner with excellent food and good wine proposed by the restaurant. Try the baby lobsters, the are delicious !

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1 Thank Dan M
Magaliesburg, South Africa
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182 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely set up , Food nice but average , small portions , empty inside not a lot of clients , service typical Zanzibar style, slow but faster than where we experienced at other places...lovely beachfront but can't see it from the restaurant... we enjoyed it...

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Thank hekpoortheksie
Berlaar
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129 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Good but not excellent food. We arrived late and without reservation. Luckily they arranged for a table for 5 in just a couple of minutes.

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Thank GilsBerlaar
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We were first to attend diner. People came in and got food earlier then us. I complained and they told I had to make reservation of the choosen food 2 hours before. This is so not friendly to people from outside. Had to wait more then 1 hour for starter. The food was good.

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Thank Martijn M
Paris, France
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The view is great and the waiter was welcoming but the food was not good. The "sea food platter for two" was really small and the fish, the two prawns and the small lobster (empty, just the shell) were dry and too cooked.

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Thank Matthieu v
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We arrived without a reservation and the restaurant looked pretty full, but within 5 minutes the enthusiastic staffed moved a couple off a large table to a smaller one and sat us on the now vacant table. Great for us, not sure about the disturbed couple.... Having read about slow food on this site we were worried about a long... More 

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4 Thank Chris I
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and setup. Great first floor restaurant and sea facing beach beds. Good value for money

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5 Thank Ahmad G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 35
Cuisine
African, Seafood, International, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jambiani | Upper floor of hotel, Jambiani, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
  • Phone Number: +255 2240163

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