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Puzzle Coffee Shop

74, Suicide Alley, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3471, Tanzania
+255 714 699 117
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (9 reviews)
“cheese bread” (3 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Brazilian, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
74, Suicide Alley, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3471, Tanzania
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Puzzle Coffee Shop
1. Third Wave Coffee
"Just perfect, plenty of brewing methods with high quality coffee"
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2. Homemade Pastries
"Great coffee and cakes. Good range of coffees in all forms "
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3. Place to chill and Relax
"It is a a great place for a rest, hanging out with friends"
Zuzana V
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Puzzle coffee shop offers amazing coffee and pastries. We enjoyed our mocha cream and puzzlecinno as well as the nutella scones. They also have some board games and puzzles (hence the name) that made us want to stay longer there. All in all, really good...More

1  Thank Abraham S
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a fantastic coffee shop for anywhere in the world. Cozy, with cute decor, and the coffee is just outstanding. They have a large number of options for those who like their coffee prepared in a variety of ways and they have cold brew....More

Thank 25wanderlings
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good coffee, nice atmosphere and on the very positive things, this cafe accepts credit cards without extra charge! Thumps up and recommended.

Thank MARy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited multiple coffee shops in Stone Town (after not being able to get espresso-based coffee for weeks) and Puzzle stood out with its own blend of beans. Tried the espresso (medium roast) and affogato (dark roast) which were both very good. Staff is fluent in...More

Thank Joost G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Stone Town, make a stop at Puzzle. The coffee is delicious, and everything from the roasting to the flavor syrups is done in-house. The staff is great and happy to explain anything about the coffee or the many different brewing methods that...More

1  Thank Ari B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this cafe whilst wandering the narrow streets of Stone Town and were lured in by the wonderful smell of coffee. The staff were very welcoming and we enjoyed one of the best coffees we have tasted anywhere, yes really. Highly recommended.

Thank mc8sr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place. I happened to be walking through StoneTown and stumbled upon this spot. I had some tasty pastries and a delicious pao de queijo (cheese bread). Had excellent conversation with the owner. This place welcomes you with smiles and warmth. Make a...More

Thank mrrogersn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. We really had a hard time finding a nice coffee shop especially during Ramadan. This place is a hidden gem with deliciously brewed coffee and even nicer beans you can buy to take home! I paid 8 usd per bag. Can't...More

Thank naseem m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t say enough about how awesome this place is. The coffee is incredible (try the cold brew with cinnamon) and a great atmosphere. On top of that, the owners and staff are so friendly, providing information about the coffee and just generally making you feel...More

Thank cvsloan
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent friendly service. A lovely quiet cafe with great home made cake and wonderful Coffee. I didn’t realise there were so many ways to make a good cup of coffee.

Thank John M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74, Suicide Alley, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3471, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 714 699 117
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The Puzzle Coffee Shop is located in Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar. We just love coffee and we will brew the awesome Tanzanian Coffee with a “Brazilian Style”. The Puzzle Coffee Shop aptly named for the place that people can connect with others and make relationship. A good place where people can talk, socialize with others and enjoy an awesome coffee, juices and pastries. Our service will be focused on providing the products on time.
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