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Hotel Tilapia

Mwanza, Tanzania
+255 28 250 0617
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“tilapia” (39 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
“palak paneer” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Mwanza, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner here twice and both times we got good service and great food. The restaurant is closer to town

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful lakefront location. There is a restaurant, bar, and lounge area above the pool that overlooks the lake. Good music playing all day, TVs to catch a match if you want. Decent prices. They have solid wifi, but you should expect to buy something or...More

Thank Jesse-the-Gooner
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The place is cool, I enjoyed the fresh boiled fish and the view as well. It is a nice place, nice look. I couldn't tell much of but I look forward pay a visit and do my deep research in there!

1  Thank Abduel K
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Great spot for lunch after a busy morning. Relax in comfortable surroundings and eat delicious tilapia fillets with a refreshing glass of something. A little costly but it is a tourist trap and well worth the expense as we don't indluge ourselves very often.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I went ofr Dinner with my daughter here and was quite disappointed. The average rating is for the view which was spectacular. Service was quite poor and extrmeely slow. Starters came after the main. I had ordered a pizza and it has weird taste to...More

Thank Kaushal S
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at this welcoming and friendly hotel once again. I was in a group for Rotary, volunteering on the island Ukerewe in Lake Victoria. It's extremely poor and we were improving rainwater harvesting in the hospital and extending a agriculture project so...More

Thank Alasdair186525
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We often eat at the Tilapia for good food and atmosphere. The service is slow, but it usually is in Mwanza. Just plan to enjoy a drink while you wait for you food.

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Hi, I have been in tilapia a couple of times and i really enjoyed with a hospitalizes in general especially upstairs, was been well hosted and serviced with my Marcel i personal appreciated a lot with his kind of his hospitality and his well organised...More

Thank ssalhabsi
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This was the second time I was having a meal at Hotel Tilapia. On both occasions, I have enjoyed fresh and tasty tilapia! A great place to have a meal

Thank Naje2013
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had a party of 9 for dinner. We had a wide variety of meals from the expansive menu. Everything was delicious.

Thank Holly v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mwanza, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Mwanza Region  >  Mwanza
  • Phone Number: +255 28 250 0617
  • E-mail
Hotel Tilapia is a hotel with great ambiance. Situated along Capri Point on the serene shores of Lake Victoria and only minutes away from town. It is a place where you can relax at our Nirvana Spa, sunbathe at the swimming pool, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the restaurants or cocktails at the famous SP Bar. If you are planning a business trip, Hotel Tilapia provides a business center, conference facilities and a FREE wireless network throughout the hotel. And with its perfect location and most amazing view, Hotel Tilapia is the ideal place for your stay in Mwanza.
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