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Lukmaan Restaurant

Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 482 131
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“biryani” (20 reviews)
“rice” (29 reviews)
“stews” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A good place to have a cheap and flavorful Swahili meal. Their shakes are good and so is their fresh fruit bowl with your choice of ice cream. We were 4 people and had a lot of food and desert with shakes (we were very...More

Thank Maleeha Athar Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Located in stone town, Mkumazini st, few meters from Anglican Church, is legendary Lukmaan Restaurant. This place is famous and always crowded when happened to be there. Full of tourists savoring local, Arabic, and Indian cuisine. Due to its popularity Lukmaan has been extended to...More

Thank Said A
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are on a tour to stone town, you have to eat at Lukmaan's. They serve the best of traditional foods with Arabic and Indian influence. Price is ok.

Thank Fisayo O
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'd heard about Lukmaan on YouTube whilst reading up on Tanzania and it looked like a must do place. It didn't disappoint as there were plenty of dishes to choose from and the prices are far better than the restaurants around and the food was...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice extraordinary smoothies, nice food and good prices. Never undertook if it is a self service or waiter restaurant.

Thank Takis C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was awesome The food is really really really good.It had such a good selection of food. Lots of different dishes. The prices were also really affordable. I hope I get to go back some day. Still think of it fondly

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a busy place. Travellers have discovered this local restaurant serving authentic Swahili food that is well prepared for local prices. If travelling in Stone Town, this is a must visit. Ask directions if you get lost. All the locals can help direct you...More

Thank Bucket_To_Do_List
Reviewed 1 week ago

At down town, fresh juice (several varieties of fruits options) and yummy fresh fruit salad with yogurt. Prices are ok. They have terrace internal and external.

Thank avelop
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good local food, excellent juice bar for very reasonable prices. Everybody can find something according to their taste. I had eaten there twice during my holiday and I am sure I will return.

Thank judineni
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to have dinner there. Unfortunately, biryani was over and i got was rice with brown kidney beans. From the taste of that, i could guess that biryani would've been awesome. The spices were balanced, well cooked, bbq was good. The service was a...More

Thank Aaamish
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26 August 2017|
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Response from Lukmaan | Property representative |
The price of a plate of beef biryani or pilau is two US dollars. A bowl of spinach is one US dollar A bottle of water is one US dollar. Other meals may cost more than that but you can have an average meal for five US... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 777 482 131
Lukmaan restaurant has been serving local cuisine to locals and tourists for over ten years now.Our new location under the Baobab Tree has become more favourite for its open air and live cooking enviroment.Welcome and enjoy the spiritual healthy eating under the Baobab Tree and you will get unique chance to see the real connection between human and the Baobab.
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