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Nungwi, Nungwi po box 3910, Tanzania
+255 777 771 914
12:00 - 01:00
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cholos is perfect for every occasion: fresh smoothie in the morning, tasty tapas in the arternoon, party at night. This bar is located ON the beach, which makes this the perfect hangout spot for lazy days in Nungwi. Big recommendation. Don't try their sushi though.

Thank Jolien B
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for good food for lunch and early dinner and then change to dance club this is the place for you They also have skoba diving center right next to it! You have to go!

Thank Dana C
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little beach bar for an afternoon beer. We were told a number of times about the 'great' beach party they hold on Thursday and Saturday. We went on Thursday night, vibe wasn't nice. We stay stayed 10mins. Would not recommend for groups of girls.

Thank ckUK79
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bar it s lovely and also the drinks(5$ per cocktail) They have a rustic decor,in traditional style! Nice beach and music! We stayed at Hideaway of Nungwi,30 min by walking !

Thank Cosmin Andrei G
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting at the bar, leaning back in an armchair or stretching out on the white beach... Eat, drink, enjoy the music - it's real paradise !

Thank Mike O
Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The bar has really unique shape and the area is nicely decorated. Their cocktails were made of fresh juices and were super tasty. They played good funky music putting everyone around in a good mood. The only disadvantage is its location close to local shops resulting in quite a few annoying visitors trying to offer us drugs but the bar... More 

Thank Miriama M
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254 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Cholo's is a relaxed option that's *just* a bit cheaper than the other places on the beach. They have nice ocean views and a fully-stocked bar. There's a sushi menu and Middle Eastern food, and the servers were lovely.

Thank Shannon S
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped some times for a drink, nice place... quick and friendly service. The music could be better

Thank tamy-rg
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45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

grate location, good food, wonderfull service, nice people , best place to spend a day, food, beach, diving what else do you need?

Thank maddyy
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had a ball of a time at this bar. I think we might have finished all of their South African wine. Nice tapas style food, great people and awesome location! Cholos made up some of my fondest memories of Zanzibar..

Thank lucyinafrica

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Pizza, Sushi, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nungwi, Nungwi po box 3910, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi
  • Phone Number: +255 777 771 914
The only real beach bar in Zanzibar karibu :)

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