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Wave's Restaurant and Bar

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At Jambo Brothers Bungalows, Nungwi, Tanzania
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sitting on the beach eating yummy pizza, Waves was great. The pizza was thick dough, very nice. The service was good, and relatively speedy - which is quite rare in Zanzibar. Reasonably priced, it was a nice treat.

Thank Sasha T
Toronto, Canada
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We initially found ourselves frequenting Waves, a beach restaurant because of its proximity to our B&B. . .one daren’t ask if the fish is fresh (despite the too dry portion I had on our first night here). . .Nungwi is a fishing village. Boats on the water (60 dhows at a time spotted on the horizon our first night here),... More 

Thank Ruth H
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

THis was recommended to us by the owners of our accommodation. Ordered a whole snapper. Came with rice, chips and little bit veggies. Was very good, but a little dry. My friend ordered the seafood kebabs, he enjoyed it. The food was nothing special. The restaurant is on the beach, which is great - feet in the sand, awsome sunset...... More 

Thank Stellies_Squirrel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

So so only, we ordered platter, fish and prawn was not fresh, the rest still okay. Friendly staff, long waiting time as usual.

Thank Syeek
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great food, freshly cooked, friendly service, sitting directly on the beach. For me the best eating location in Nungwi.

Thank Mahendra S
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a hidden gem in Nungwi. It's a little out of sight from the beachfront - we wouldn't have found it hadn't a local recommended it to us. Mohammed is a great manager, very friendly. The food was great, so we returned there the next day during my stay in Nungwi. However, the second time I ordered a different... More 

Thank ybjolly
Turin, Italy
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We tried for lunch the first day...we never changed it. Top class for quality food. Staff always kind. Good prices (grilled fish 7$ hamburger 5 $ all served with fries, rice and vegetables) Strongly reccomended

Thank Lennonliam
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Lobster fresh, great grilled fish, bottle of white wine, all for 39€ with table on sand. Will come again!

Thank Simona P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff, great vibe, nice food and not too expensive. There is not so much alcohol in the cocktails.

Thank Karina B
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Went there a few times with my friends even night after night. The food was amazing especially the Broccoli soup which we came back for. The place is right on the beach, has great fresh juices and cheapest prices on the beach. Hamburgers are a little small.

Thank Daniel W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At Jambo Brothers Bungalows, Nungwi, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?