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Lukmaan Restaurant

Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 482 131
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“biryani” (38 reviews)
“stews” (9 reviews)
“rice” (31 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
African, Seafood, Barbecue, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stayed about a stonethrow from Lukmaan’s. I had breakfast there a few times before heading out and I had fresh fish and chips for dinner once and it was delicious . Lovely atmosphere and good food

Thank Funmi O
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a hectic place to look at and you just grab whatever table you can find but it is worth a break. The food is either ordered from a menu or from the buffet area. Overall the food is tasty, the service friendly and...More

Thank Andyjames0711
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Lukmaan restaurant for breakfast and on the same day again for lunch. They have wide menu and also live cooking counter where they were cooking fish, calamari and octopus. When I visited for lunch the restaurant was packed and I had to wait for...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant serves local Swahili food, but the quality is disappointingly low and the food is pre-cooked and mostly over cooked also. Try Mashaa Allah next door for a taste of good Indian cousine.

Thank Alessandra210266
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was amazing, visited here and had the biryani and grilled chicken and it was amazing. Lovely atmosphere with a mix of locals and tourists and the food is fresh and delicious!

Thank Siraj T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Zanzibar for 3 days, and we ate here twice. The grilled fish and prawns were among the best, and certainly the freshest, I have tasted. The puffy bread was to die for, the service was excellent if slightly chaotic, and we just...More

Thank SusanMsalila
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In this basic restaurant where you can find tourists as well as locals, they serve very tasty food and juices! They have a great rooftop and the staff is so friendly! Very good value for money!

Thank xdelphinex
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy street food and a variety of it this is the place to go, plenty of vegetarian as well as vegan options, its a humming and buzzing place, where locals and tourists mix for excellent street food. You will be able to discover...More

Thank Nicoline P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome and delicious local food for a really good price. The freshly-pressed juices are extremely tasty. A must-do in Stone Town.

Thank Jacob I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment i walked in, the mixture smell of many foods turned me off but i decided to go for the lemon-ginger juice and it was fantastic and fresh.

Thank maitham612
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Questions & Answers
26 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from René S | Reviewed this property |
No. It is like Fast Food the African way.
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26 August 2017|
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Response from Lukmaan | Property representative |
The price of a plate of beef biryani or pilau is two US dollars. A bowl of spinach is one US dollar A bottle of water is one US dollar. Other meals may cost more than that but you can have an average meal for five US... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 777 482 131
  • E-mail
Lukmaan restaurant has been serving local cuisine to locals and tourists for over ten years now.Our new location under the Baobab Tree has become more favourite for its open air and live cooking enviroment.Welcome and enjoy the spiritual healthy eating under the Baobab Tree and you will get unique chance to see the real connection between human and the Baobab.
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