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Leone L'Africano

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Arusha Road | Area C, Dodoma 2526, Tanzania
+255 754 073 573
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Kampala, Uganda
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was so impressed by this restaurant! The food is pure Italian, as the owner "Nino" comes from Italy and you can see he really takes care of his customers (the day we went he was there receiving everybody and checking on people). The food was very very delicious, but mostly, I was gladly impressed by the fresh focaccia they... More 

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Thank Mariajose S
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered pizza and pasta arrabiata. The food is simply delicious, the staff is kind and they speak english. The prices are midrange, the quality of the food is excellent though. The place is located near to the Lions Rock, so the view is really good. If you are in town you should definitely come to this place. A boda-boda... More 

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Thank Álu M
Morogoro, Tanzania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have been visiting this place several times and they have been improving their service every time. The pizza we had was great (Checken Pizza) and you should try their Beef Mishikaki with chips. Compared to other places the waiting is short and it is worth waiting for your meal while having a drink. I would recommend it to other... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had dinner here on valentinesday. The atmosphere and furniture is very nice, the garden is beautiful and well maintained with a great playground for kids. The pizzas were good and we were happy that we could try the local wine. The rucola for the pizza was picked right in front of us from a herb garden.... More 

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Thank micania
Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have eaten here many times with large groups and never have been disappointed. The most recent time I ate some of their pizza. It's a family friendly atmosphere and there is a place you can play putput golf. They are able to prepare the food in a reasonable time especially the pizzas. They also have awesome roasted meat. There... More 

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Thank Melodie J
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

As residents of Dodoma, we frequently visit this place and without doubt the pizza's are the best in a circle of 400 km around. As the family who owns it a real Italians, what else would you expect? Sometimes there are also fresh, home made, pasta's available (ravioli) and there definitively worth a try. Drinks are always cool and they... More 

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1 Thank bonvre
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I ordered a pizza prosciutto et funghi to my place last week. When I called to make the order, they were very friendly. The food was delivered quickly and it was delicious! I would definitely order food from this restaurant again.

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1 Thank kathaju
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice and welcoming place! Friendly and caring staff! Beautiful atmosphere at sunset and good music during dinner! In particular, I suggest to taste scaloppina, mishkaki and every kind of pizza...and do not miss the chance to have a chat with the owners Nino and Giovanna!

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Thank Pasquale d
Hythe, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Came here desperate for some decent food, as a vegetarian my options in Dodoma were seriously limited. It was fine, the pasta was a bit dry, the staff seemed pretty unconcerned and bored, and we kept having to go to the bar to ask for drinks, salt, etc. Distinctly average, sadly!

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Thank Olivia_H0wland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I took alarge group of charity workers to the Pizzeria and the service was wonderful- very friendly and welcoming, with quick service and no confusion! The food was of great quality and although they didnt have a few ingredients (out of prawns, calamari and blue cheese) we were in the middle of Dodoma so they explained the next delivery was... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$12
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arusha Road | Area C, Dodoma 2526, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dodoma Region  >  Dodoma
  • Phone Number: +255 754 073 573
Description
Leone l'Africano Pizzeria, is the only real Italian Pizzeria in Dodoma.We also served home made pasta, dry pasta, mishkaki and others delicious meals. Come to visit us and enjoy our place and our food. Karibuni!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?