Dar es Salaam restaurants

Top Choice Ethiopian in Dar es Salaam

Addis in Dar

Addis in Dar is decorated with embroidered umbrella lampshades, hand-carved seats and woven tables where food is served communally. Try a combination meal to sample a range of flavours. Everything is served on a lar…
Top Choice Asian in Dar es Salaam


From the high sheen of the marble-tiled floors to the elegant Asian-inspired furnishings, gloved waiters and immaculate sushi bar, the Hyatt's gourmet Asian restaurant aims to seduce and impress. Fortunately the exp…
Top Choice Indian in Dar es Salaam

Chapan Bhog

Chapan Bhog’s Gujurati dhoklas (savoury steamed chickpea cakes), South Indian dosas (fermented crêpes) and thalis are a vegetarian nirvana in a sea of nyama choma (roasted meat). The all-vegetarian menu is extensive…
Italian in Dar es Salaam

Zuane Trattoria & Pizzeria

With its luxuriant garden setting this Italian trattoria housed in an old colonial villa is one of Dar's most atmospheric dining options. The menu features classics such as wood-fired pizzas, melanzana parmigiana (a…
Barbecue in Dar es Salaam

Mamboz Corner BBQ

This streetside place is home to what many claim is Dar’s best grilled chicken, including spicy gujarr chicken, lemon chicken and chicken sekela (with tamarind sauce), as well as dry fried fish and bowls of urojo (Z…
International in Dar es Salaam


Dine beneath a starry night sky on creative, contemporary dishes such as herb-crusted grouper, spicy jerk chicken and tuna carpaccio. The trendy, open-air terrace is dotted with candlelit tables arranged around a lu…
Steak in Dar es Salaam

Coral Ridge Spurs

Burgers, steaks, a salad bar, birthday celebrations, yummy desserts, fast service and a children's play area with video games make this place a favourite spot for families and children. Evenings, it's almost always …
European in Dar es Salaam

Under the Mango Tree

This bright courtyard-style place serves well-prepared crêpes, burgers, pasta and other light meals. It's worth checking its Facebook page for announcements about frequent evening special events.
Bakery in Dar es Salaam

Épi d’Or

This French-run bakery-cafe has a tempting selection of freshly baked breads, pastries, light lunches, paninis, banana crêpes and Middle Eastern dishes, plus good coffee.
Ethiopian in Dar es Salaam


This small, informal place, next to the well-signposted Wonder Workshop, has delicious, reasonably priced Ethiopian cuisine.