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Karibu Restaurant

10 Crescent St, Waltham, MA 02453-4313
+1 781-899-7444
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef stew” (3 reviews)
“chapatis” (2 reviews)
“cassava” (2 reviews)
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10 Crescent St, Waltham, MA 02453-4313
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

Though I'm a Caucasian American I lived in Tanzania for two years and really miss the food and culture, so I was itching to try this place as soon as I heard about it. I took my husband, parents, and tween children, all of whom...More

Thank AnnMGibson
Reviewed March 10, 2017

We were lucky enough to have food from this fantastic restaurant brought into our office today. Loved every bite! The food was absolutely delicious and the order arrived hot and on time. The delivery person was incredibly nice and helpful. Can't wait to have Karibu...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I had no idea there was a Ugandan restaurant in Massachusetts, but a former student of mine said she knew of one, and that it was well worth a visit. She was right. Karibu (the word is Swahili, and it means "welcome" or "you're welcome,"...More

Thank DevorahLeah
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We spend a lot of time on Moody Street and decided to look for a new restaurant. Found Karibu and we're completely in love with it. It's quiet, low-key, and very simple, but the folks working (and dining) there were so nice to us and...More

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Having spent a lot of time in East Africa I was very excited to find a Ugandan restaurant in Waltham - and now have gone very far out of my way to eat here multiple times over the years. Amazing Ugandan cuisine with many ingredients...More

Thank Andrew Lawrence C
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Very nice, small, cozy restaurant. Friendly staff. Food tastes and Smells really appetizing. You have to try their beef samosa. Too good!!

Thank Mah Z
Reviewed December 8, 2015

My wife and I are not familiar with East African (Ugandan) food so our waiter (who might also be the owner) said he would prepare a family-style meal so we could sample the types of food. Service was relaxed but we don't go out to...More

Thank Scanner_Lewis
Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Hi I'm a tour guide and we had dinner at the end of Sept. My clients and I were delighted with the quality of food, excellent staff and quickness. I will be back, can't wait to taste the Crayfish again.......

Thank Julia C
Reviewed June 25, 2015

From the time that I booked the place, to the point where I called to say we would be late, to our arrival and eventual departure, we were made to feel special. The staff were great, the setting just perfect for a birthday celebration and...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Really the only bad thing I can say here is that I can't believe I owned a rental property in this neighborhood for 10 years and after trolling up and down Moody Street never discovered that this was here until the week I sold the...More

1  Thank Annabella G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Crescent St, Waltham, MA 02453-4313
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-899-7444
  • E-mail
Karibu restaurant is East African establishment that has been in Waltham for over 12 years serving of all walks of life the exquisite delicacies that com from the 3 main East African countries Uganda Tanzania and Kenya. Our name "Karibu" means welcome and that is what we aim to do here as soon as you step foot through the door. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner so make sure we take care of you in all ways possible. We are right off Moody st right by Cronin's crossing so don't miss us. We look forward to meeting you all, THANK YOU!!
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