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Mahiga Mairu Ave, just off Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good36%
  • Average44%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“goat” (7 reviews)
“nyama choma” (12 reviews)
“joint” (7 reviews)
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Mahiga Mairu Ave, just off Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Was in Nairobi for a week for work. A Kenyan friend took me here for lunch. Is a typical nyama choma (roast goat) chop joint close to Westlands. Basic Kentan fare. Clean, reasonably priced and the food's fresh - they had just taken a delivery...More

Thank JoFo74UK
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I was in Nairobi from work and we asked the locals we spent a lot of time with on where to go for local culture. They dined with us and made order nyama choma, basically a whole goat for the five of us. Service was...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went here for Nyama Choma but it was not my best Nyama Choma experience in Kenya. The place does not give a clean look. It is quite dark. The food was not particularily good and part of it was not warm enough.

Thank Rune H
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We went with a group of friends, It is a local restaurant for barbecue, called Nyama Choma, only local music and local food, The food was good but the service was just out of the normal. Very enjoyable.

1  Thank Jimenairobito
Reviewed 22 January 2016

If you like a local joint this one is very good. Good food, good drink and the staff is very friendly. Worth a visit...

Thank Goldheed
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Excellent for individual and group nyama choma outings with several segregated areas that can hold up to 20 people at a time. Good for wedding and church Harambee organizing committees and the car wash comes in handy too. They recently introduced a barber shop. So...More

Thank Crispus M
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The place is reasonably priced, nothing fancy but good for casual meetings since it's conveniently located along the highway. Easily accessible by public means and private means. I used to love the food before but on several occasions my friends and I experienced abdominal discomfort...More

Thank Qui_Ivy
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Went there for lunch with some work mates and I have never been dissapointed!The food is fresh and the portions are large enough value for your money.The service is okay not too good neither bad!The ambiance is good and easy for a not so uptight...More

Thank Doris L
Reviewed 26 December 2014

All self respecting Nairobi residents have a favorite nyama choma joint. Debates over which reigns supreme are very common, my favorite is Maxie, as my family affectionately calls it. Yes, it's a bit dingy and run down. Yes the bathrooms are atrocious (it is a...More

Thank Madame_Trey
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This restaurant is near a large new office space, and the food was fine. I had the chicken and rice, with extra spice. While I've had better (the chicken was a bit dry), I've also paid more money at other locations. This is a local...More

Thank heddomcq
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  • Address: Mahiga Mairu Ave, just off Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
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