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CUISINES
Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

Nothing much to say about this restaurant. Food was average and boring. The staff spoke english which was handy and were helpful ordering a taxi after dinner.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 23 February 2021

If you want to enjoy seafood by the water, then this is the place to be. Our daughter even had the chance to feed fish with bread given by the waiter...

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 9 April 2020 via mobile

Food was good and you sit right on the water which was nice. Usually out of things on the menu. Fresh naan made to order. Only took cash (USD or DJF) no cards.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 19 January 2020 via mobile

We are a very large family & the staff were very accommodating. We ordered the seafood platter & the tropical fruit drink. Honestly, the food was amazing. We had a mixture of lobster, crab & king prawns! There was so much that we struggled to...eat it all. They also have shesha for those who enjoy it. The views are amazing. Definitely child friendly & great value for money.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 14 October 2019

We had the pleasure of eating here a few times while in Djibouti. The grilled fish was amazing 2 out of the 3 times. Very tender and flakey! Each dinner plate was enough for two women to split. The naan should not be passed up!...On a hot night, they do have some ice cream, which is difficult to find in Djibouti. They also have a special creamy juice drink that they are known for, but won't give out the ingredients. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 star is the last time we ate there the fish was not fresh and we had to send it back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 6 October 2019

They put three other guys in my room and served them food without serving me. No order was taken unless I stopped the waiter who was about to leave the room, and no food was served for me even though I was there before other...people came in. I was forced to leave the restaurant hungry after waiting long sitting next to other people eating. Do not go if you are a woman unless you want to waste time.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 12 June 2019

Could be a nice place, in a convenient place near the water (harbour). But the food quality is below average, and the service is slow and apathic.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 31 March 2019 via mobile

It was a good expert to have dinner in such a place, they have a very nice view , surrounded by water in a tiny bay I try shrimp with pasta it was delicious and spicy enough to blow your head the staff speak fresh...Arabic and EnglishMore

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant because of it’s supposedly great seafood, view and ambience. We were very disappointed. The food was complicated and tasted ‘wrong’ as if the chef had got his spices mixed up. The restaurant is outside by the sea, but so dark...that even the waiters could not see where they were walking. The price of our meal was absolutely ridiculous and I certainly would not recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Restaurant Moonlight is a very nice restaurant. It is conveniently placed across from the old Port of Djibouti. It would be hard to find a more romantic spot in Djibouti, surrounded by water, as it is. The service and the food is great, I have...on several occasions enjoyed both steak, chicken and various salads and have never been let down by quality issues. The price is fine.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Yes, Moonlight offers takeout services.

Moonlight is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4