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Mercury's Restaurant

Mizingani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 413 081
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good30%
  • Average38%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
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“soup” (11 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
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Mizingani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 632 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice place at the harbour with good food. Just don't be too hungry because the portions are very small and the prices are quite high.

Thank DrChevin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location on the beach, friendly wait staff and meals were very well presented and tasty if a little on the small side. Great spot for a sundowner.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming of the boat from our tour on prison island and before travelling back to our hotel in Jambiani an hour and a half's drive, we stopped for a quick lunch at Mercury' s restaurant. We had Swahili chicken and rice and vegetable curry and...More

Thank Halina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to sit and enjoy the breeze for a long lazy lunch to restore energy after exploring the depths of Stone Town. Attentive service and quite happy that we were on our second Coke before even thought about food, that said it was...More

Thank Neil1911
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here on my first night in Stone Town as it was near my hotel. It is a very pleasant outdoor setting with some good music playing quietly. I had the seafood ragout which came with rice and chutney. It was actually very tasty....More

Thank joanna0907
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the location is perfect by the ferry terminal & port, I wish the food & service was good too. The music helped me from being restless with the wait

Thank Alvito T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant that hardly lives up to its namesake's prowess. While quantities are huge, they lack in flavour and service.

Thank Letisha P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My go to spot for excellent service, great food & a welcoming atmosphere. Diverse menu, smiles and a great playlist! I cannot say enough about how well they treat me and the fresh food. I always wanna come back for more. If in Zanzibar, get...More

Thank Karmalitajones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few pieces of memorabilia of Freddie and Queen, even heard full greatest hits once there. All the stuff can be bought or made, so no effort to find a special "Freddie" article Beer is cold many places cant manage that! Food was slow, and...More

Thank slapsgaffa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Stonetown for a few days and decided to stop at Mercury's restaurant for a cocktail. It was such a disappointing experience. Maybe we were there at the wrong time of day (Mid day) but from the drinks to the ambiance and the...More

Thank Eduan V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mizingani Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 777 413 081
Mercury's Restaurant is situated right next to the sea port - PERFECT if you are entering Zanzibar by boat! Our menu offers a range of fresh fish, soups, seafood, club sandwich, pizza, fajitas & many vegetarian options. All our tables are situated on an open plan deck with a view of the indian ocean & the nearby islands. Come and enjoy a Zanzibar Ice spiced coffee or fresh juice at Mercury's....
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