Top Choice Ethiopian in Dar es Salaam

Addis in Dar

Addis is decked out with embroidered umbrella lampshades, hand-carved seats and woven tables where food is served communally. Go for one of the combination meals to sample a range of flavours. Everything is served o…
Top Choice Pan-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 with a …
Top Choice Barbecue in Dar es Salaam

Mamboz Corner BBQ

Makers of Dar’s best grilled chicken, including spicy gujarr chicken, lemon chicken, chicken sekela (with tamarind sauce), dry fried fish and bowls of Zanzibar mix.
Top Choice Indian in Dar es Salaam

Chapan Bhog

Chapan’s Gujurati dhoklas (savory steamed chickpea cakes), south Indian dosas (fermented crepes) and thalis are a vegetarian nirvana in a sea of nyama choma (roasted meat). The all-vegetarian menu is extensive and t…
Lebanese in Dar es Salaam

Al Basha

Dar's best Lebanese restaurant serves a good selection of hot and cold meze dishes, shish kebabs and salads. No alcohol is served but there's a wide selection of fresh juices.
Tanzanian in Dar es Salaam

Chef’s Pride

This long-standing and popular local eatery serves roasted chicken, biriyani and coconut-crusted fish. In addition, the large menu features fast-food favourites such as pizza, Indian and vegetarian dishes, popular w…
in Dar es Salaam

Nyumba ya Sanaa

A small, informal eatery located in the Nyumba ya Sanaa crafts centre, serving plates of chicken and chips and other local fare.
European in Dar es Salaam

Kibo Bar

This is the place to get design-your-own sandwich station at lunchtime on weekdays, and pub fare at all hours at this upmarket sports bar.
Tanzanian in Dar es Salaam


The YMCA canteen serves filling, inexpensive local food.
Indian in Dar es Salaam

Patel Brotherhood

This large compound is a favourite evening spot for local Indian families, with good-value Indian veg and non-veg meals (thali, chicken biryani and more). Service can be slow, but there’s plenty of local atmosphere …