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Cafe Foro

Forodhani gardens, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 778 717 171
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good55%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Forodhani gardens, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

This cafe is in a very good location right on the waterfront boulevard. It serves very good coffee but we wanted a sticky date pudding as it is known for this desert. They did not have any unfortunately. We also went there for breakfast one...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This place is right on the water and in a big public garden area, so the atmosphere is cool. I got a really good calzone, some very cheap but mediocre ice cream, some good hot chocolate, and a very good milkshake over two days. Can't...More

Thank Eamon O
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Enjoying some snacks, meet Zanzibar people as you watch the boats and ships dock and unload there cargo as well as watch the ferry come in. On the side you get to watch the youths do some spectacular diving stunts you wish you were young...More

Thank Geoffrey O
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Cafe Foro has the best location in Forodhani- Stone town tight in front of the Old Fort facing the sea. They area is not too busy but lively enough to enjoy coffee, masala tea or a quick snack while enjoying the sea breeze.

Thank Luby1986
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Masoud, the owner, takes special personal interest in all his food outlets to ensure good service and good food. Every time you visit one his three places I know--the other two being "Archipelago" and what used to be called "Dolphin", he shows up to oversee...More

Thank Mamarhuby
Reviewed 1 August 2016

It's right at the beach you can see the traffic on the ocean as they get to port and live as you have your drink or food

Thank SalmonAN
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I ordered kingfish and chips (fries) and it was good, but I think it's hard to run across bad food in Zanzibar. This place is in Forodhani Gardens and the seating is outside, so you're guaranteed gorgeous views no matter which way you turn your...More

Thank TheZuriExperience
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The mewls at foro are made more memorable becauseof the activity happening around you. kids jumping into the ocean tourists roaming around, gives you enough time to space to take it all in

Thank Suleiman S
Reviewed 4 May 2016

It does indeed look like a food stand . Mains are 10-15000 Tsh , and and the menu is quite limited -but it is cooked really well . I had Kingfish with chips and a mango relish. it was cooked as well, if not better,...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is more of a food stand than a restaurant, but it's very good. The food I had there was excellent, and the cafe is in a park on the water, so it's pleasant to sit outside and eat..

Thank David S
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forodhani gardens, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 778 717 171
Reopened A Month Ago - After Refurbishment Of The Waterfront Gardens
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