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Pweza Cafe

Media street,Kijitonyama, Dar es Salaam 0000, Tanzania
+255 656 894 469
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“octopus” (7 reviews)
“masala” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, African
$$ - $$$
Media street,Kijitonyama, Dar es Salaam 0000, Tanzania
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

- Terrible service, we waited nearly 45 minutes for the seafood plater to arrive, and it was cold. Fried not grilled. - Terrible dirty sitting area, it is a passage way for the walking pedestrians looking at your food. Place is full of flies, you...More

1  Thank Husni Z
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Called ahead for my meal. Loved every tasty morsel. It was a seafood mix served with fries and I finished every single bit of it. Don't go here expecting an upscale restaurant, its your regular kibanda with very good food. You can eat it in...More

Thank Wamuyu K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It was the cheapest nicest food I had in Dar Es Salaam for years. They have two branches at Kariako and Kijitonyama. Plus the do delivery

Thank Lemna P
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

After visiting Pweza Cafe at Kijitonyama last month and enjoying their food, today I visited again their Kariakoo branch located at Faru Street (next to Dr. Hameer's Dispensary) to have my dinner. Ordered various dishes including masala octopus with chips, calamari with chips. Waiters were...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

It would be very helpful if you would mention the name of the food on the picture in the website....

Thank Mohammad B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited Pweza Cafe to purchase my lunch at their Kijitonyama branch (nearer to TSN Bamaga Petrol Station), I did not eat there but placed a take-away order, though they have got eat-in facilities. Their service was good and very fast, my take-way order got served...More

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Was on the neighbourhood for a meeting, stuck in traffic and turned to Tripadvisor gor a place near. And found Pweza! Delicious seaplatter (i had octopus & calamares makanga with rice), quick and friendly service. Try it!

1  Thank bonvre
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We tried the 'Pweza Makange' for 15,000/- and it was good. They could easily improve,however, by making the scenery better and increasing the menu.

1  Thank Ro B
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Love the seafood, they have taken octopus to a whole new level integrating it with the local makange recipe and i loved the texture,taste and innovation. The atmosphere was very cozy and everyone was really friendly. I have been there many many times!!!

1  Thank Syakaa W
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I visited the place with my friends and it was awesome. We listened to good music, ate yummy food and received excellent customer service. I tasted their dish Octopus makange was just on point. It's accessible as well.

Thank reenyrayson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Media street,Kijitonyama, Dar es Salaam 0000, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 656 894 469
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The first ever modern cafe for octopus lovers in Tanzania. Come to enjoy our delicious menu.
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