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waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
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nairobi
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Travellers this is a must, tourist can go to carnicore. The mbuzi choma( bbq goat) is to die for. A kenyan delicacy this has to be tried. there is a rowdy but decent bar here so not for families but for a real kenyan experience give it a go.

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Thank barbaad
Nairobi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stopped over and had a great time! It is clean, the service is good, the meat is awesome and the drinks are really affordable. I would recommend it to anyone looking for great service at a budget friendly rate.

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Thank SuzanneNairobi
Nairobi
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Food takes a while...before being served..service is good but slow..the choma is awesome too..and fresh air i tell u..can be accessed by any means of transport

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Thank Tony S
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We were a large group; pre-ordered meat, but it took them quite long to have it ready due to staff disorganisation.

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Thank Dennis M
Dubai
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Not an expert on Kenyan food but I really enjoyed lunch here. Had the grill meat (goat) and ugali very tasty. The colleagues I was with are local to Nairobi and work close by, they ordered the cut of meat beforehand so I think this is the key. Very nice not fatty at all and cooked perfectly. I would definitely... More 

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Thank Dxbreviewer1
Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This restaurant is mainly for the road runner who wants a quick bite in a rush to catch a ride. Not a cosy place for those looking for rest-eat-and play experience

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Thank charlesdwasi
Brownsville, Texas
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270 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

A typical Original with fresh meat served from the grill ... Large and very affordable meals in a very basic setting ... It is an experience that you should not miss!

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Thank KaiUWulff
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Stopped by to check out this very popular spot one Sunday afternoon. They didn't have mbuzi (lamb) choma so we settled for Mbuzi wet Fry which was way too fatty and bony. But it was tender - the little pieces one could eat. Maybe the choma is good. I don't know. Very basic. Seemed to appeal to middle aged (or... More 

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Thank Christine M
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

All that needs to be said is mentioned in the title! Go with friends on a Fri evening to have a great time...and dont be to judgemental of the ambience and food.

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Thank Nimish H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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193 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

I see this place full of cars whenever I pass by it, so we decided to give it a try. I have had nyama choma at a few places in Nairobi and this is by far the worst of all. The goat meat was fatty, chewy, and full of gristle. The chicken was undercooked and blood started oozing out when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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