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Chicago Bistro

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Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Bahrain
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chicagos is a restaurant but its also a meeting place for locals at the bar before going to a club or casino. It's in the shopping mall area and gets busy at weekends especially as the night draws on. If I eat in Chicagos I tend to go early from 6pm before it gets busy; it can get busier than... More 

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Thank Milk_Sheik
Durban
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great evening here with the best frozen margaritas we have had in a long time. Location is good in the Manda Hill Shopping centre. They do good sushi and bar platters. I understand they are moving to East Park mall or they are opening another branch but I saw the signage there.

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Thank Thirstie
London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the food very good quality and big portions. Meals like ribs, steaks, chicken etc. Good food but costs more than similar restaurants in Lusaka. Very good cocktails. In the night turns into a bar/club.

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Thank Steven W
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I did not like the management attitude to staff and customers. The stairs to the Resturant are uneven and has caused several accidents.

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Thank Susan S
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182 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Chicago's is a trendy lounge and bistro that offers a variety of dishes to choose from. Food is well prepared and tasty with efficient waiters. A good option if you're looking for a restaurant

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Thank Rya-Mari M
Nairobi Region, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I travelled from Kenya to Zambia and decided to stop by Manda hill for lunch with a friend. My friend had a burger and I had the beef kebab. The burger was very average (not great) but the beef kebab meat was rotten. It smelt rotten and tasted rotten!!! It just smelled horrible! We asked to see the manager (a... More 

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1 Thank V N
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I did not have a good time. It was expensive and service was poor. Food was ok . The lighting to read the menu was not good and it was too noisy for a conversation. The owners take customers for granted and have a bad attitude.

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2 Thank Susan S
Athens, Greece
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

The food is very good. The T-bones are excellent (probably the best ones in Lusaka). The service is also very good and the prices are reasonable.

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Lusaka, Zambia
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

the Chicago Bistro located in the central Mandahill Mall is one of the places over the weekend to experience modern music and good food with the local Zambians mixed with expats!

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Thank africantraveller02
Joensuu
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Been there many times for shisha and pizza. Can recommend the place. Nice friendly staff. I think salads are also worth of try in.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, European, International, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?