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Mama Africa

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Innere Neustadt
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Wallgaesschen 2, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 5635656
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17:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Showing 12: English reviews
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food platter. Really nice and tasty. All the options was really tasty and the mango dip was yummy. The chips and the coconut rice very tasty. At first was skeptical eating all those animal meat but at the end was worth it. I enjoyed everything about place would have only wished they played some sort of African music,either... More 

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Thank Jesse O
L'Aquila, Italy
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I've been here alone, during a business trip. I went following a general good positioning on trip advisor, expecting to find something "different" Location is typical, nice. Unfortunately the menù is only in German, therefore I could not understand nothing of what was written inside. Even asking to the waiter, he was not able to help me to understand and... More 

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Thank SergioPT74
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The decor is so fun and the food is very good with a diverse menu full of unique choices. The only downside is that it's pretty expensive for Dresden - I paid over 20 euros for myself alone. The lunch menu is less expensive, but doesn't have the stuff you REALLY want to try.

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Thank MightyMouse0129
2730 Herlev
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We (parents and one boy age 8) enjoyed the mix plate, where you get to taste zebra, crocodille, and kangoru. It was all very tasty, and there was enough for the 3 of us in the deal for 2.

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Thank W6364LBlindac
Germany
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Incredibile atmosphere, even wall is decorated with African paintings or souvenirs or fake animals. Good food (menu includes zebra and crocodile). Playing typical South African music at some point

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Thank Francesco J
Hannover, Germany
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

We used that restaurant always to go out with the Customer. Large tables, friendly staff as well as giod african food and drinks. Parking is a little but tricky around

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Thank Mathias G
London, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Mama Africa brings the real African feeling to Dresden. Their food is perfectly seasoned and the meat amazingly tender. I have been to various African restaurants, but Mama Africa was really different and you would not expect that type of restaurant in Dresden. Would go there again!

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Thank JakeHerp
Warrington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We are staying in the new town and couldn't find anywhere interesting to eat when walking around, then we found this place on tripadvisor. It is a bit hidden from the main road but worth the small detour. Staff were very friendly and the food was delicious reminding us of our honeymoon in South Africa. Would definitely recommend and would... More 

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Thank Tracy_G_Edwards
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is by far my favourite restaurant in Dresden and a fantastic place to beat the wanderlust blues on a rainy day - I make an effort to get a table here whenever I'm in town. The decor of the restaurants is spectacular and well thought through across all 3 floors, the outdoors area and even the loos. The food... More 

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Thank SunChaser116
Hillsboro, Oregon
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The menu has exotic dishes from reptiles like alligator to ostrich and all of it's good. The atmosphere is pleasantly jungle like, in a good way. The bathrooms are clean and carry on the safari theme.

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Thank Tom N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Cuisine
African, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wallgaesschen 2, 01097 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Neustadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innere Neustadt
  • Phone Number: +49 351 5635656

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