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Stone Town Cafe

Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
+255 773 861 313
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“avocado toast” (13 reviews)
“banana crepes” (3 reviews)
“masala tea” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 248 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Food is generally good, but the service is slow and not very friendly. No alcohol in this restaurant.

Thank Milorad1971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't had coffee for several days. It's time. And in the mood for pancakes at lunch time for some reason. Stone Town Cafe didn't disappoint. Yummy pancakes with fruit and THE MOST DELICIOUS COFFEE I HAVE EVER TASTED

Thank BMWreview
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this little gem whilst wandering around and have been back daily if not twice daily for their pot of coffee. Absolutely beautiful. Not to mention their avocado toast. DELICIOUS!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a Tuna Steak there for dinner and the meal was very good. Service was excellent and to the point. The place has indoor and outdoor areas.

Thank Marwan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had their spicy avo on local toast - loved it. The coffee was a little watered down - perhaps not as strong as I wanted. The service was a little slow, but in all great spot, WiFi enabled!

Thank Thedoc999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here three times - the highlights are the tender, exactingly grilled octopus with chips and salad with an excellent olive oil/lime/mustard dressing and the avocado Niçoise salad (perfectly ripe avocado replacing the tuna) with similar dressing at 16,000 and 11,000 shillings respectively Coffee...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Stone Town, aware of the UNESCO World Heritage status expecting a perfectly-preserved Arabian Nights-esque dreamy haze of a place but instead found myself exhausted by a real, unkempt, shanty-like labyrinth with lots of local hawkers there to bother you. If you end...More

Thank Maroria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was close to our hotel so we decided go for a coffee or tea, always is full of people. Finally we chose masala tea, we love it they served in a jar really hot just with milk.

Thank elisaledra
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this wonderful B&B where I found the owner and wait staff to be so friendly and welcoming. The banana crepes are so delicious and the masala tea is perfecto. Wish I could have stayed much longer. I'll be back again on my...More

Thank Kbonvicini
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Friendly enough with brilliant grilled octopus and fries. But service can be gruff. Lots of web surfing and cigarette smoking on the comfortable patio. Alcohol is not available.

Thank Kevin L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 773 861 313
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Open 8am to 10pm, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inside air-conditioned seating, outside seating. Intimate cafe serving big breakfasts, burgers, wraps, quiche, home-made cakes and great chocolate brownies. Real coffee brewed Arabic-style and herbal teas and juices.
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