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La Marina

Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
+254 20 2434726
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International
$$ - $$$
Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Down through a quiet residential area is La Marina. It’s a beautiful setting and worth the drive from our resort in Nyali. We arrived at sunset and enjoyed a short sunset dhow cruise before dinner. What a wonderful welcome we had from Alice! We placed...More

Thank CharlieBeau
lamarinarestaurant, Manager at La Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much CharlieBeau, We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful time at La Marina restaurant both for the sunset dhow cruise and dinner. It was a pleasure to dine with you too and we hope to see you again next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We appreciated the free taxi collection, as this restaurant is far off the beaten track. Beautiful setting, outside, next to a marina. At night they had lovely lighting and it really looked magical. Extensive menu, which went down well with our group. Sadly the food...More

Thank Tanya K
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is like one of those places you can get sn amazing ocean view and the Creek in Mtwapa. Perfect for sundowners. The environment is natural, away from busy city life. You'll fall in love with the place.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is one of my favourite restaurants because it has everything.....great food, good service and a wonderful location which never fails to take my breath away. I've lost count on the number of visits but this recent one was exceptional. We were collected by taxi...More

Thank Tembofan
lamarinarestaurant, Manager at La Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you so much for this nice review, we are actually humbled. We are equally happy to know that you had an exceptional dining experience during your recent visit which made your birthday celebration memorable. La Marina Restaurant always strives to make sure we give...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I was last here on a romantic dinner night about 8 years ago and what a disappointment! We ordered the signature fish of garlic prawns and rice... hmmmm? We wanted to supplement the meal with the pork ribs - starter portion but this was not...More

Thank Miriam K
lamarinarestaurant, Manager at La Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hello Miriam, La Marina Restaurant would like to thank you first of all for coming back to the restaurant after a long time but sad that you had a bad experience. It is always our happiness to see all our guests go back happy after...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

I have been quite a lot of time in this restaurant since 2007 when I started working in Mombasa. My last visit today was really really disapointing. Already few month ago we could feel something has changed. But today the service and the food were...More

Thank olivier k
lamarinarestaurant, Manager at La Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hello Olivier, Thank you for your review. We are sad to hear of your bad dining experience and are very apologetic as we know you chose to come to dine in La Marina and leave with a good experience. This might have been a busy...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

I visited La Marina in January this year (beware it's a little difficult to find and I suggest some signboards along the road esp at the second turn off).) I had heard about the sea food but for some reason my fish was rather greasy...More

Thank Flora K
lamarinarestaurant, Manager at La Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you so much for dining with us and we are so sorry that it was difficult for you to find us. As our slogan goes, La Marina restaurant is Mombasa's best kept secret and its true many people do get lost many times in...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Great place for sea food in the coast. Very good service and a sea food was fresh! Love the lobster and the oysters.

Thank Lalindra D
Reviewed 10 February 2018

When it comes to location is hard to get it better than La Marina. Located by the shore of Mtwapa Creeks it offers a lovely view of the creek and the boats. It's the best place to watch the sunset. The seafood is good and...More

Thank TerjeHoegberg
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Down a steep hill you have to get to this place. Parking is at the top. It's nicely laid out, bar area, tables with view of the creek and boats. On the day we went just before Christmas it was a Sunday and not too...More

Thank travellingzebra
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Raul J
9 February 2018|
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Response from knjenga9 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept. I paid my bill with a MasterCard
1 August 2016|
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Response from Munir T | Reviewed this property |
depending on what you eat but our experience has been kenya shillings 4,000/=(ksh four thousand only)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$55
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254 20 2434726
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