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The Great Wall Restaurant

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Haile Salassie Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 757 558 888
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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a high expectation but it didn't do the justice. The chicken with mixed vegetables was tasteless; I had to add pickles so that i can eat with the steam rice. The sizzling prawns was ok, not great either. However I must say the service was very quick. Overall it wasn't great and I don't think I... More 

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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Everything from the welcome, to service, order recommendations to free testers, assorted wine and ambience was magical. Highly recommended.

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Acton, MA
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Don't be fooled by the location indicated on Trip Advisor. The Great Wall Restaurant is in Bibi Titi Street near the city center. Apparently there is a Great Wall Hotel in Msasani, which does have a restaurant, but there is no connection I am aware of. A colleague of mine who used to host delegations of Chinese textile and garment... More 

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Thank ckrakoff
ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Beautiful place with excellent food, All the food we ordered was very nicely prepared and served, and quite fast, They have to train the waiters a bit more before puting them on the serving roster, it takes ages to get a right drink, an on at that note I must say I was really disappointed, getting a right bottle of... More 

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Thank ROSALSTONETOWNHOTEL
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is the first Chinese restaurant that had delayed our food for over an hour! The waiters are clueless, had to order a drink three times to get it right. Otherwise great food.

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Thank mahbib j
St Neots, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have been going to The Great Wall (One in town next to Maktaba complex) And each time i have left with my tummy full and a memorable experience. The portions are big and selection of food and drinks are extensive. Waiters also have full knowledge of each dish and service is excellent. Would recommend families, friends and Business men/women to... More 

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Thank chigsd
ajay_hapi
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78 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

if you are a fan of chinese food than this restaurant is a must place to visit in dar. ambience was good though restaurant was empty when we visited it. food and service was good...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Very bright lighting and rather empty when we went. Lots of Chinese there though which I always think is a good sign. My dish was excellent (sweet & sour prawns) but my husband's was not good (chill chicken).

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Ernakulam, India
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224 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

One of the best Chinese hotel in Dar es salaam. You will love to have all good food in this place.Good ambience inside hotel.superb service.Good place for meeting and get together.

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Thank KALATHINGAL
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We are living in Dar for a year. A very strong hankering for dim sum lead us to the Great Wall. Walking into the restaurant around noon, on a Sunday, had us worried when there were no other customers. But the menu had the usual dim sum offerings and once the dishes arrived, and we tasted the food, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haile Salassie Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 757 558 888

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