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Mama Oliech's Restaurant

Marcus Garvey Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 723 925604
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (4 reviews)
“thali” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
Marcus Garvey Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

that's the place to go for delicious yummy fish with traditional veggies , I order the same ting every time and they don't disappoint

Thank Kemunto M
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner at Mama Oliech's based on a recommendation from a friend. The restaurant had a calm atmosphere and was full of local couples and friends gathering for a nice meal. Good food (chicken, fish, chips, kale) and kind service at reasonable...More

Thank ChiTownChele
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to going there, and I enjoyed it. Though quite a few reviews I read said that the service isn't good there, to us it was kind, quick and efficient. We were eating at the terrace, next to the entrance of...More

Thank tetedoeuf
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Came for lunch with family. You need to get there early, it gets pretty full. Their fried fish was good, however, some of the fish came out a little dry on the inside. This should not be the case. If ordering plantains, be aware that...More

Thank No R
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This place is one of known Nairobi restaurant for fish. The places looks nice, and I had fish with ugali it was great but it take them forever to service it. I will say poor service.

Thank Nibby-Travels
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Mama Oliech stands for it's name in delivering quality delicious food. First time going to this restaurant and I was not disappointed. The fish was well prepared and it kind of took me back to Kisumu where they make such awesome fish. Please try this...More

1  Thank Fwawesh
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Mama Oliech's restaurant is famed for it's fish and by all means lives up to it. It could be better if they served larger fish. See largest tilapia on the menu (pictured). Waiting staff are also too relaxed. Gathering in groups to converse rather than...More

Thank Kittles30
Reviewed 27 February 2017

fresh food, good ambiance and friendly staff; a place one can go without hesitation. food is worth one's money

Thank DrLAC
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This local Kenyan restaurant is mainly about fish and specifically tilapia. You can have it fried, stewed, whole with a mix of local and traditional vegetables. You will find other types of food but go with the fish!

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This place was located close yo my hotel so decided to get dinner from here after reading up on them. Good and bad move! Apparently they specialize in fish cooked local style (they also have the option of chicken though) which i do agree was...More

Thank Leona1915
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marcus Garvey Road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 723 925604
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