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Avenue Tombalbaye 20 - Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
+243 815 141 111
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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to the limoncello a few times during my stay in Kinshasa. The terrace is a nice place where you'll mostly find expats and wealthy locals. The staff is friendly and if you are in a hurry (not my case) you can have dinner in 1h or less. I strongly recommend the Osso Bucco, the wine list is surprisingly... More 

Thank Tom V
Antwerp, Belgium
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a European style restaurant, neat design, not too loud (football on) tv and ok food, if you prefer to sit amongst expats or if you are longing for probably the best pizza or penne al salmone, then this is your place. Count 25-30 $ for a pizza and a glass of wine.

Thank calmbruno
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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308 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Limoncello several times -- the food is good, the outdoor patio is lovely, the ambiance is nice -- but we had a pretty poor experience last night. Our waitress ignored us for most of the 3 hours we were there celebrating a birthday. She was so glued to the soccer match on the big screen we just... More 

Thank TroisChatsLies
Moise A, Propriétaire at Limoncello, responded to this review

Miss, Apologize for the bad behavior and lack of communication of the server . We will do our upmost to satisfy our client . Any external food is not allow in any restaurant and we have always been very open to do so on cakes. So it is automatic to charge 10 usd for a cake service , presentation, plates... More 

New York City, New York
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very satisfied with "Limoncello's" service and kitchen. staff is very polite and helpful, food is just great. excellent place to have a dinner.

Thank amyagkiy m
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Hands down - Limoncello makes the best pizzas in town. They also have a good collection of wines! I like the terrace area. I often go there for dinner with friends and not once have I been disappointed. The waiters/waitresses are very welcoming and the ambiance of the place is great.

Thank Ali R
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The wait staff are attentive and the food looks and taste like it's name. The restaurant is clean and the atmosphere is pleasant.

Thank Creolegriot
Richmond, Virginia
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192 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I went with several coworkers and we all had a variety of items. From the hand made ravioli, to pizzas, to river shrimp and calzones. Very nice menu and the owner, along with an older lady helped translate the menu for us and provide recommendations. The food took no time to arrive and the place was pretty busy. Everything was... More 

Thank 1alwaystraveling
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Tres bien, Italian restaurant. Very solid. A tradition for good food in Kinshasa. Also tru Italian dishes at very good level.

Thank roby_Italy
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

one of the best restaurants you can visit for dining in kinshasa .. a clean place without quality of food and service.. a bit expensive but it s worth. i recommend the meat fillet and pizzas.

Thank pierrefenianos
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful environment, food excellent, Italian and local, and service exemplary. Will definitely be visiting again.

Thank Ann S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Tombalbaye 20 - Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Location: Africa  >  Democratic Republic of the Congo  >  Kinshasa
  • Phone Number: +243 815 141 111

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