Michamvi is a beautiful coastal village located on the southeast coast. This charming village is known for its white sandy beaches, Crystal clear waters and stunning coral reefs at Blue lagoon. It is also home to some of the best restaurants on the island.
Michamvi village is a peninsula, so it has two beach sides. One side is called Michamvi Pingwe and another is Michamvi Kae.
In this post, we will only explore some of the top restaurants in Michamvi that you should definitely check out during your visit.
The Rock Restaurant
The Rock Restaurant is one of the most unique restaurants in Michamvi and in Zanzibar as a whole. This restaurant is situated on a small rock just off Michamvi beach in the middle of the Ocean, which makes it accessible by boat during high tide.
The Rock restaurant offers a breathtaking view of the ocean, making it the perfect place for a romantic dinner and even casual lunch. Restaurant serves a variety of quality seafood and international dishes. If you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience, The Rock Restaurant should definitely be on your list.
Baladin Zanzibar Beach Hotel & Restaurant
Baladin Zanzibar Beach Hotel & Restaurant is located on the beachfront in Michamvi Pingwe, it offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The restaurant serves a variety of seafood, Swahili dishes, and international cuisine.
The food at Baladin is freshly prepared, and the ingredients are sourced locally. The restaurant also has a great selection of drinks to complement your meal.
Kae Funk Sunset Beach
Kae Funk Sunset Beach is also a beachfront restaurant like many restaurants in Michamvi Kae. Its beach offers stunning views of the sunset over Chwaka bay. This is the famous place to watch the sunset in the south east beach.
The restaurant serves a variety of foods including vegetarian, and vegan dishes, and the food is made using fresh ingredients sourced from local farmers and fishermen.
Boho Social Zanzibar Restaurant
Boho Social Zanzibar Restaurant is a beachfront restaurant at Upendo Beach Hotel in Pingwe that offers a unique dining experience. The restaurant is designed just in front of the beach, and from there you can see the Rock restaurant.
The menu features a variety of local Zanzibar cuisines, including fresh seafood just catched from the sea by the local fishermen.
Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort Restaurant
The Restaurant is located within the Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa and offers a fine dining experience. Karafuu is a legendary Hotel which has accommodated travelers in Michamvi for many years.
The restaurant serves a variety of seafood, Swahili dishes, and international cuisine, and vegetarian options. The ambiance of the restaurant is elegant and romantic, making it the perfect place for a special to book your vacation.
Zatiny Restaurant by Matlai Hotel
Zatiny Restaurant is located within the Matlai Boutique Hotel, the best Hotel for couples who are visiting for their Honeymoon. The restaurant serves a variety of international and local dishes with fresh ingredients. The restaurant offers special romantic dinners for honeymooners, so you can request it before you visit.
FAQ about Restaurants in Michamvi
What types of cuisine can I order in Michamvi restaurants?
Restaurants in Michamvi offer a variety of cuisines, including seafood, African, Indian, Italian, and local Zanzibar foods.
Are there vegetarian restaurants in Michamvi Beach?
Yes, if you are vegan in Michamvi beach, we recommend you try a restaurant called Filao Beach Restaurant.
What is the average cost of a meal in Michamvi Beach?
The cost of a meal in restaurants at Michamvi is relatively cheaper compared to other beaches. Around $8 – $25.
Do I need to make reservations before visiting Restaurants in Michamvi?
What are some of the must-try dishes in Michamvi?
Some of the must-try dishes in Michamvi Beach and Zanzibar as whole are seafood platters, grilled lobster, and coconut curries. If you are a food lover, book our snorkeling tour which includes Seafoods lunch.
Do restaurants in Michamvi accept credit cards?
It’s a good idea to carry cash when visiting Zanzibar. Because there are many places that don’t accept cards.
Check our guide For Travelers about Currency in Zanzibar.