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Jambo's Shamiana

1450/89 Jamhuri Street, Dar es Salaam 5574, Tanzania
+255 773 414 812
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“paratha” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“tasty food” (3 reviews)
Indian, Seafood, International, Barbecue, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1450/89 Jamhuri Street, Dar es Salaam 5574, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It was Sunday, visited Jambo Shamiana Restaurant to purchase my dinner, their special dinner menu for Sunday was chicken biryani and decided to order the same, the food was extremely delicious.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A great simple restaurant in Dar city center. They have a nice terrace, varied affordable and very tasty food.

Thank sergiovelarde
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

It was the month of Ramadan, visited Jambo Shamiana restaurant at around 11:30PM to buy my sehri (take away), and opted their sehri special menu which was chicken pilau, the food was very delicious.

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant to buy special chicken biryani, this is their lunch speciality every Sundays and they serve one of the best biryanis in Dar-es-salaam. I purchased it on a "take-away" order, though this restaurant has got the facility if you want eat there only.

Reviewed 2 January 2017

This restaurant is located in a very secluded place out of the regular restaurants arena. we came to know about this place through a friend. so we decided to give it a try. being only me and my wife alone, so we went on a...More

Thank Shabbir117
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I went to the Jambo's Shamiana restaurant around 23:30 Hrs. they were closing it for the day. Mr.Ali the owner of the restaurant is very kind and believe in serving best to his clients. Though they were closing but still they agreed to give me...More

Thank Skmr828
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I have not much to tell about this restaurant. Nothing there was bad nor good, i.e. the place was mediocre. The premises looks more like a bar than a restaurant. I had fish biryani. The taste was quite good and the the size of serving...More

1  Thank OotsiO
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

So returning to Dar after a 3 year Abscence and I was recommended we visit this place that had Indian type food. The menu was well laid out and the seating was ample to add free wifi and charging ports was a plus point. I...More

1  Thank ImtiB
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing Indian dinner at the end of my trip while waiting for my flight. Staff were incredibly attentive and really nice. They happily put up with me hanging about for about 4hrs before sorting me a cab to the airport. Great staff, great...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The food is so delicious and yummy ... actually i visit there evry saturday the food is fantastic👌👌👌👌👌👌👌

Thank Aaliyah B
jamboinn, Manager at Jambo's Shamiana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Dear Aaliyah B, Thank you for your feedback. We are grateful for your customer loyalty and we aim to provide the best quality of food and service at an affordable price. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450/89 Jamhuri Street, Dar es Salaam 5574, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 773 414 812
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Jambos Shamiana serves Indian, Chinese, Continental,BBQ and exotic seafood. We have a dine in capacity of 24 people. The indoor restaurant is air-conditioned. We provide a free delivery service to hotels, home and office free of charge within city center and karioki. We are open 6 days a week.
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