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Alcove Restaurant

Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 22 213 7444
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“naan” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Barbecue, Fusion, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Not a bad place to go for a buffet - even though there was minimum food there but it was quite tasty and of course we all enjoyed. There could be an improvement on waiters response as they take too long to respond to you...More

Thank Kazim M
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

What a nice friendly place to relax with friends. Huge variety of drinks and food. Our waitress imani was just great and served us well. She is the star of the place. Always recommend the best dish of the day Try the alcove special prawn...More

Thank Gert R
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Have been going there for years. Same quality..... very fresh and delicious. A little pricey but worth every penny. Wouldn't mind going there everyday.....

Thank Sushmabhatia
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I took dinner in just place on the night i reached Dar es salam, It was really great the food was very nice, the service is ok, i had a local beer called klemangaro. I recommend trying out this restaurant.

Thank Samer S
Reviewed 28 December 2015

we found out, that on one common item the restaurant charges more than 800% (compare to near-by similar places) if one find such a discrepancy, all the rest is suspected. Y to pay 8 time the price when you can eat the same for a...More

Thank eytanin
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

The Alcove - a long standing establishment - enjoyed the food and service in the past. This time awful service. More than an hour to be served. Other issues I shall not get into - all I can say is be careful - seems to...More

Thank eyedaktari
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I've been going to the Alcove for more than 25 years, and were I writing three or four years ago, I would have given it a top rating. The old Samora Ave. location was fantastic. The menu was extensive, and all the dishes were consistently...More

Thank Fikirius
Reviewed 26 November 2015

At Sea Cliff - near the sea. Good Indian food -briyani : both lamb and seafood -served with a raita thrown in. Authentic spices. Popular and pleasant with the sea breeze.

Thank pagoda2014
Reviewed 23 November 2015

have been here many times in the past few months. have tried almost the full menu here. very good indian taste restaurant. having food here you won't miss india at all. here the indian, punjabi, chinese, etc all is good. this place sereves veg as...More

Thank Shabbir117
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant for business lunches. The owner is very hands on. This is an restaurant that does food well. We started off with vegetable and chicken spring rolls. The fried vegetable rice, nan & prawns done in a curry sauce that was so...More

Thank Jennifer B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 22 213 7444
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Welcome! Since 1987 we have been serving our patrons in the City Centre of Dar es Salaam. We look forward to seeing you at The Alcove .
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