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Tarboush Cafe

Makadara Road, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 721 312046
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shawarma” (33 reviews)
“pilau” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
African, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Makadara Road, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice and clean place in the center of Mombasa. The food was really good. No long waiting! The people there are also nice!

Thank Marco H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by a friend. They have amazing and tasty mutton biriani which I ate. The portions are very generous. The juice was fresh. Nice restaurant, fairly priced.

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A very recommendable fast food place in the heart of the city. Excellent shawarmas and all the usual Kenyan stuff, everything very fresh due to a big turnover. Don't miss it when you feel hungry at lunchtime on your stroll towards Fort Jesus.

Thank IsabelleUndWerner
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My friends and I walked through mombasa town to the restaurant in the evening.ate shawarma and naan plus tamarind juice.service is quick.food is fresh

Thank kyule K
Reviewed 16 May 2017

i think food is my third name. i just love food but it has to be done well. Tarboush offers a wide variety of traditional African food and mostly coastal delicacies. I happened to dine here and had "BIRIANI" for dinner. I was more than...More

Thank Mercy M
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Tarboush after 3 years. Ordered takeaway. Guys were friendly but made a bit of a hash of the order which meant we had to come back all the way. Chicken tikka was 👌,but the rest of the food was OK.

Thank Sufyan M
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Been coming here since I was a little girl! I love the chicken or beef shawarmas they are super duper delicious!! Also, dishes such as the chicken tikka are great! If you are planning to eat here you MUST order the masala chips! Hands down...More

Thank savannahamber
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Over the years, Tarboush was my go to restaurant at the Coast for Pwani flavour, however the last visit left a disappointing taste in my mouth. The service was slow, and it took five minutes to get a waiter to our table and even longer...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you want to have fast tasty food it's the place to go to. The atmosphere is not so good neither is it so clean but you are assured of fresh food because if you go around 14.00 hrs almost everything on the menu is...More

Thank aishalieberg
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Nothing better than dining in the open air in Mombasa city. This is a good restaurant and lots of locals are dining here. The food is good, the servings BIG. But.... ask for a doggy bag (In Kenya called: paper bag) and let them give...More

Thank Rik G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
15:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Makadara Road, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254 721 312046
Description
They are best in Biryani, Pilau and Kebabs in mombasa town. Most visited by locals.
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