Eating in Dar: Masiaga, Urambo st.

Does everyone’s friend like to share the best spot there is with them?
Fortunately, mine do. That is how I discovered Masiaga shop (simply known by the locals of the area around Muhimbili as ‘Mishikaki’) adjacent to PCCB at Urambo street.

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The environment

A walled open space with thatched roofs. Much like many other ‘mishikaki’ or ‘Nyama choma’ joints in Tanzania. For the number of clientele that this place receives, the space is relatively small. There is not enough running fans so it gets hot especially with a big group eating at a time!

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The menu

Well seasoned barbeqye skewers of beef (including ‘nundu’) or fish; 5 pieces of about 2 inch chunks of meat per skewer at 2500Tshs. It is well worth it, the meat is well done and tender. This may be accompanied with sweet bananas at 500Tshs each, chips at 2000Tshs a plate or ‘Dona’ at 2000Tshs each. They also serve the popular ‘chipsi mayai‘ at 3000Tshs per plate.

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The service

During peak hours the service can be very slow and one may have to keep reminding the staff. The drinks are more prompt, you can have the waiter bring them to the table or serve yourself from the canteen.
The waiters try to keep the tables clean and most often do a good job.

My verdict:

For the not quite clean walls and floor as well as around the cooking area plus an unattractive seating area, they lose 2 stars. But the food scores a clean 3 stars.
For the BBQ, I would definitely go back  and obviously recommend Masiaga shop.

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