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Alcove Restaurant

Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 22 213 7444
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Barbecue, Fusion, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Second time at the Alcove after 3 years. Food was still tasty. Located in city center easily accessible. Lovely set up. Sea food and Indian is a must eat here, delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SamuelN1028
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Tasty food, Friendly services and a nice ambiance make this place a nice dining place in Dar es Salaam.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Vinaycare
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This was not our first visit to the Alcove, and must admit on previous visits we have enjoyed our meals. Not sure if the Chef has changed or maybe on day off, but this time the food was tasteless, and even after sending one dish...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank allaboutholidaysUK
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very elegant restaurant. The location and setting are really good. Typical Indian food, and delicious also if I may add. Was thinking while I was there “That would be a good place for a date”.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank AhmadE624
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A good place to hangout with friends or family, especially on weekends. menu is having dishes mostly of indo chinese cuisine. food and service is good...

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ajay_hapi
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Like being in Mumbai but straight in Dar Es Salaam. The best Indian dishes and the rest of your choice of food with excellent spices that memorize your tough. A must visit when in Dar Es Salaam

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank gershonb107
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This restaurant has long history at Somora Avenue, and moved to Haidery Plaza a few years ago. I think Indian food at this restaurant is best in Dar es Salaam. Though it is a little expensive compare to other Indian restaurants in city centre, they...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Takataka5931
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Open air or Air conditioned, the restaurant offers both. A wide selection of Chinese and Indian menus. Friendly staff and quick service.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Nader R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I've had the pleasure of dining at Alcove several times with no chance of complaint. Their hot garlic prawns, chili chicken and su chicken are to die for, with wonderful ambience and pleasing service from the Manager personally. Definitely recommended for a filling meal at...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Muqadassa S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A decent place to dine with good choices of food items and fair service.Cool breeze in open terrace is a plus point,

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Kapil D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 22 213 7444
  • E-mail
Welcome! Since 1987 we have been serving our patrons in the City Centre of Dar es Salaam. We look forward to seeing you at The Alcove .
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