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The Baobab Restaurant

44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 27 254 3004
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 22 min
Indian, African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

The Baobab Restaurant is a most delicious restaurant with a warm, relaxing atmosphere. It offers a wide variety of food, including Indian, American and African cuisine. We particularly enjoyed their Butter Chicken, which had just the right amount of spice. Their breakfast buffet is plentiful,...More

Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We ate at the Boabab 4 times during our one-night stays both before and after our safari. Breakfast buffet was excellent both mornings and had a wide variety of offerings. The dinner menu was quite diverse our meal was excellent. If staying at the African...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The food was delicious, both the indian and the african dishes. Service was exceptional and the management took care of every detail. Charming decoration and attention to every detail.

1  Thank Beatriz D
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

They probably stole my credit card data. We arrived to Tanzania at JRO and immediately transferred to Arusha. Our first meal was at Baobab, representing the first transaction on my CC in Tanzania. The machine in the restaurant was allegedly “not working” so they took...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The restaurant is in the African Tulip Hotel, so we had our breakfasts there. But also the dinner was nice, we thoroughly enjoyed there Indian menu (there is other stuff too)

Thank MsKlimt
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Our group of four women ate two dinners at the Baobab Restaurant and enjoyed each of them. Their menu is extensive and the service and food are both excellent.

Thank val-mn
Reviewed 1 November 2017

While staying at The African Tulip we had delicious dinner and breakfast. Dinner was buffet with a mix of Indian, Western and local dishes including vegetarian. Also wide range of different salads, soups, fruits and deserts. Also breakfast was very good. Staff was very friendly....More

1  Thank MontyStoller
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stayed at the African Tulip for 4 days and 3 nights. Boabab was the place for both dinner and breakfast. They have a great breakfast spread that is broad in its offering and delicious. Their chef(s) are very flexible in customizing some of the...More

Thank CK K
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

By now we knew that good food is possible in Arusha and this restaurant did not disappoint. Beautiful setting with the baobab sculpture on the border of cheesy but everything else very tasteful. The Indian food we had was great, excellent prawn masala and chicken...More

Thank Protea123
MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The Baobab Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to share the experiences you had at The Baobab Restaurant with other travelers on here. It is great to read that you enjoyed your meals and the services provided. We look forward...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Buffet was great. I could always find something that worked for my weight loss diet. Omelets personally made for you daily.

Thank Heidi D
MelissaAmsi, Guest Relations Manager at The Baobab Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Guest, It is always pleasure welcoming you back to our restaurant and I am glad to read that you always enjoy your meals and find something that works for you. We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Melissa Amsi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44/1 Serengeti Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 27 254 3004
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The Baobab Restaurant is uniquely designed and offers a comfortable and enjoyable dining experience. Our Chefs creatively prepare exotic and delicious meals with fresh and natural ingredients giving guests a flavor of both Tanzanian and International cuisine.
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