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Mama Africa Eating House

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Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
+263 13 41725
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10:00 - 23:00
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Kln
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116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cooking time is bit long; wait over 45 minutes for dish. As we were arrived from group, around 18 people in same time. Thought that they cook upon our arrival and according to our orders to cause cooking time was long than expected. Food is general with out-door seating area. It provided wifi signal but not strong enough. Restaurant next... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For our last evening in Victoria Falls we decided to try Mama Africa's Eating house. They have uniquely African menu including crocodile filets and hunter obtained Eland. They also had more conventional dishes such as beef Stu and chicken in peanut sauce. I had the eland hot pot and my wife had the chicken. MoMA insisted I try the peanut... More 

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Vus_Moyo, S Media at Mama Africa Eating House, responded to this review

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Marlow
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176 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lively small restaurant with live music and terrific smiling waitresses. Sadly the food was average and expensive for what was on offer. Will give this a miss next time

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Thank P0acher
Vus_Moyo, S Media at Mama Africa Eating House, responded to this review

duly noted and thank you for the review More 

2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we thought this would be an authentic restaurant..very dissapointing...we sat outside opposite the bored looking jazz band that consisted of 2 men playing guitar...bitten to death by mossies..the food..my husband opted for the buffalo stew which was tough and tasteless...I had the ladies fillet which was just full of gristle...regret visiting this place

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Thank pauline m
Vus_Moyo, S Media at Mama Africa Eating House, responded to this review

We value everyone that comes into our restaurant and sad to note that your evening wasn't to your expectation we are continuously using these posts as feedback from you to better our services by correcting where our Guests bring up as areas that didn't go down well with them. Thank you overmuch for the feedback... More 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,319 reviews
809 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was mediocre for me I ordered the beef hot pot (it was supposed to have been spicy) with the polenta that was more like paper mache clumps. The greens were bitter and the sweet potatwas good. My wife ordered the peri peri chicken she liked the chicken but the veggies were over cooked and her fries were good.... More 

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Thank Joel K
Vus_Moyo, S Media at Mama Africa Eating House, responded to this review

Thank you for the input and we will definitely continue working closely with these reviews and our kitchen to provide the best service for you our guests. For Music part we have a large playlist and we are emulating the African location (compound suburbs) setting meaning that playlist has a bit of everything... but thanks for the highlight. More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered fish which came with some végétales. The fish was a little burned so there was not much left to eat. The vegetables without taste. Too expensive for what is was. This restaurant is a trap for touriste trying to make them believe it is an authentic kitchen.

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Thank mbo63
Vus_Moyo, S Media at Mama Africa Eating House, responded to this review

We value the quality of our food and would want to short change our clients by providing them food that is otherwise. will def look into tis and would have helped if it was brought to management so we would have rectified it for you right there. Priority is that everyone who comes for dinner with us has a splendid... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was very good, the service was good and they had a small gift shop where I purchased some Maasai masks and a pair of earrings.

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Vus_Moyo, S Media at Mama Africa Eating House, responded to this review

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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with a group of 16 and luckily had reservations. The food was good and the beer plentiful. Service was pretty good considering the size of our group. Settling bills took a little time, but they moved us through. Oh, there was live music. So, dining outdoors- check, plentiful beer- check, good food-check, lively conversation- check, enjoying Africa- check.... More 

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Thank Paul W
Vus_Moyo, S Media at Mama Africa Eating House, responded to this review

Thank you for the Review ... :-) More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mama Africa is a delightful, eclectic eating place which our shuttle driver recommended to experience some local food. This was evidenced by most of the restaurant lunch crowd representing local people, which is always reassuring to see. The wait for our lunch was rather long, over 40 minutes, but worth it once it was served up. The historic house alone... More 

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Vus_Moyo, S Media at Mama Africa Eating House, responded to this review

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a touristic restaurant with a reasonable, simple and local food. It has a very nice live music where they play reggae, country and older rock and roll. It is a nice place to have an average meal for a nice price comparing with the offer of the city.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 41725

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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?