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Mad Zebu

Face au marche, Belo Tsiribihina 608, Madagascar
+261 32 40 387 15
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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African, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Face au marche, Belo Tsiribihina 608, Madagascar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving at mad zebu was like arriving at my other Malagasy restaurant. But then the food came and wow it was good. We were with a big group and completely blown away by the tastiness of the dishes. Please do not skip this place!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Britt P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best food in Madagascar, the location, being basically in the middle of nowhere, magnifies the wow effect, but the restaurant can easily get a Michellin star if not would be listed. A secret gem.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Odyssey431899
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We stopped here twice during our tour of Madagascar and were warned by our guide that the portions were quite small. We were not warned, however, that we would be absolutely blown away by the food! This restaurant is in a hot, dusty, unassuming town...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mumb4ll
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This place is incredible!! A very unassuming looking place but it's reputation precedes it and it didn't disappoint. The food was delicious and by far the best we've had in Madagascar thus far. The desserts were a particular highlight. I had plantains, a basil mousse...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ali_travels2
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We were on a group tour that stopped for lunch in the wilds of Madagascar at the Mad Zebu. We were expecting some fairly standard meals-for-tourists. What we got was extraordinary. Really top class food in a tiny little restaurant in a dusty town. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ron d
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We travelled in Madagascar for three weeks and lunched at the Mad Zebu twice - on our way to and from visiting Tsingy de Bemaraha NP. It was BY FAR the best food we had over our entire trip! The Mad Zebu is frequented by...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank WFKtravels
Reviewed 31 August 2018

During our tour of Madagascar, we mainly had meals at our hotels and lodges and most were not the most appealing which was understandable given the backwardness of the country as a whole - hard to get ingredients and keep outstanding chefs. Mad Zebu was...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Incredible experience of starred cuisine, a little bit distonishing from the very poor contest of the village surrounding it but amazingly interesting properly for the way in which this chef created a cathedral in the desert. Very entrepreneurial spirit and delicious food. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Flyer538902
Reviewed 28 August 2018

So I was on a three week tour of Madagascar and the food lived up to what I suppose you have to expect in a country that is the third poorest in the world. Boring and quite often dire. The Mad Zebu was a place...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jetsam95
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We were told that this reataurant is the best during our transfer between Morondava and Bekopaka. The price was too expensive and the portion was too small. I've had a very nice shrimp dishes but one time I ordered fried rice it was nothing like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Deannisa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Face au marche, Belo Tsiribihina 608, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Toliara Province  >  Belo Tsiribihina
  • Phone Number: +261 32 40 387 15
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