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Wave's Restaurant and Bar

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At Jambo Brothers Bungalows, Nungwi, Tanzania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we stoped at waves restaurand sometimes for coffe and sometimes for food. they have very tasty hamburger and pasta.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a dinner and expected average meals but we were really surprised by how great every dish was. Their stuffed fish was delicious and service ok, too. We had to wait for quite a while to get our order ready but the atmosphere on the beach is so nice that we didn't mind it.

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Thank Miriama M
Marinha Grande, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good restaurant at the Beach, access from the Beach. Not expensive and Good food, i recommend (15/20 usd for each one) a lot cheaper than hotels

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Thank Bruno901
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is really good. The food is amazing, taste so good! I've tried surf and turf and the prawns were absolutely amazing! The tables are in the beach, not to lightly, not the more comfortable place... but the quality of food really compensate! Cheap

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Thank Joana B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beach bar menu but good food and reasonably priced. Staff were very pleasant service was quick and happy hour 5-8 cocktails are half price

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Thank Roger R
Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I was waiting 55minutes for the most disgusting pizza ever. Microwave pizza taste better. Staff just didnt care. Restaurant was almost empty. You can eat better and cheaper in different place. Save your time and avoid thi place. Cannot recommend it at all

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Thank Petr K
Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

At 6 p.m. when 5-6 people in restaurant we have waited for more then 1 hour to be served with one soup and piece of grilled chicken and rice, unbelievable..you have better things to spend time on, and better food to eat while being on your Zanzibar vacation.

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Thank MirelaAna
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here randomly for dinner after watching a stunning sunset. We are vegetarian and they made us a delicious vegetable curry with rice and flat bread. It was super yummy and a huge portion. I also had perfect mango and avacado juice. The cost was only 10,000 Tanzanian Shillings for my meal (less than $5.00), and this is with... More 

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Thank Lynne G
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We waited for over an hour for 2 pizzas that weren't even properly cooked and looked like they were bought from a supermarket. Service was nice and friendly and the price was fair. But the pizzas were very poor!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Sitting on the beach eating yummy pizza, Waves was great. The pizza was thick dough, very nice. The service was good, and relatively speedy - which is quite rare in Zanzibar. Reasonably priced, it was a nice treat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At Jambo Brothers Bungalows, Nungwi, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi

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