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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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San Jose, California
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Excellent atmosphere, fun décor, live music. I highly recommend a visit, but the food is only so-so. Chicken very bony; the fish was better. Got the same meal at a local, local place for $1, honest! Grin. But go there, its fun!

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Thank SanJoseCA999
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Had high hopes so booked a table. 2 people playing guitars which was ok but the food took forever to come and the portion was very small, only 5 small cubes of meat in my stew, the rest was liquid, but the food did taste good. Staff were very friendly but it was just all too slow.

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Thank James L
Palm Desert, California
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94 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We went to hear the live band play reggae music and it was terrific. The food was served in tiny little metal pots in a stew. I had kudu and it was over cooked. My daughter's chicken was overcooked. Our guide said his steak was excellent. Very expensive--$16.00 for each meal.

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Thank Kimberly U
Melbourne, Australia
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441 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at Mama Africa eating house good food had the curry very nice, live local music playing throughout the night which was a nice touch. Good food and beverage options to cater for many different tastes all at an affordable price.

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Thank Jason S
Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I went here with a friend for dinner. The place was full and there was live music which made the atmosphere fun and lively. The waiter was excellent. Service was quick. We had the recommended dish, a meat stew (local game) with peanut butter rice. It was delicious. It was tourist prices and a tourist restaurant but would definitely go... More 

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

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Arvada, Colorado
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Was recommended at my hotel. I sat outside. Nice variety on menu. I tried local favored chicken with peanut butter sauce. Was very nice. While dinner was being prepared I was given a bowl of peanuts and a bowl of popcorn. For dessert I ordered apple crisp with ice cream. Everything was very good. Later in evening live music is... More 

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Thank Betty F
Marietta
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Try the whole Bream! Not for the squeamish, and not a large meal, but a memorable one. The game stew was very salty, but the rest of the meal was pretty good. The atmosphere was very nice, a live band playing to a packed house. Service was a little slow, probably because of the large crowd.

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Thank Chris T
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

great atmosphere, with alive local band , eclectic décor and friendly staff, sadly the food was ordinary

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Thank Mark L
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We went twice and really enjoyed the food, the ambiance, the people there. Wonderful experience. There are hotspot speciallities and game meat (kudu, crocodile...) The wifi is free. Concert each time. Thank you very much for the moment. Totally recommend it

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Thank l_louisth
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had the Zambezi fish plate. Pretty good. Can be a bit pricy. Some sort of live ambient music. Not bad, although I'd definitely recommend Lola's (right close by)

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

Glad that you enjoy and thank you for the review More 

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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, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?