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Lavington Curve, James Gichuru Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 719 468885
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great pizza and wide selection of wine, very friendly & knowledgeable service staff, I recommend for a family dinner or even romantic night out

Thank Looguy007
Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very late breakfast this morning at Mambo Italia. It's a rooftop terrace restaurant with treetop views over the surrounding suburb. We parked in the safe, guarded basement parking and rode the elevator to the top floor. The restaurant is big, spacious and informal, opening onto an unroofed terrace areas with tables under umbrellas and a lot of... More 

Thank craigallan-za
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Location is good, though the ambience indoors wasn't that great, can do more to amp this up. The terrace really needs some warmers of sorts coz it was a chilly and breezy evening. Next time please have your staff meetings away from the patrons area.

Thank Dennis N
Arusha, Tanzania
Level Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017

went here once some time back... and absolutely loved the pizzas here... though they are a little low on veg options... but the one we ordered was quite good...

Thank Argon101v
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The place is not bad , and the food is ok, but is not definitely an Italian Restaurant. Too much garlic everywhere. We didn't try the pizza that looks good. The ambience is a mix of spanish and french look , the service good.

Thank Amy100975
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Love to go to this place when out of options or when I want to simply feel happy and relaxed. Go with your loved ones and have a great time. Regular Italian fair but love it all. Try Swahili Pizza - not Italian :-) - but amazing sea food pizza. If enjoying beer ask for spicy sausage. Love those too.... More 

Thank Nimish H
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Good pizzas, and very tasty chicken wings, though disappointing steak. Serves some nice draft beers. Service friendly and efficient.

Thank Aabb12345
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Very good place for good italian dishes, one can not go wrong. Recently they have added some swings and slides which keeps kids engaged and happy. Keep it up.

Thank Shailendra S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Nice ambience and I enjoyed the chicken wings. The vegetable salad too is very tasty and highly recommended.

Thank Mwikali2015
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Just chanced on the place at Garden City Mall. Nice ambience - and attentive service. To top it the pizza, spaghetti. Ice cream burger was excellent with delicate tests. Catered for our vegetarian palate and final bill was not too bad either.

Thank Sunspotter2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lavington Curve, James Gichuru Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 719 468885

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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?