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Fontanella Steakhouse & Beer Garden

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Moi Ave | City Centre City House, Mombasa, Kenya
+254(0)41 222740
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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Stopped by here to listen to the live Congolese band. The band was really good, but the bar/restaurant could use cleaning up and renovation. At some point during my last visit, I could see water flowing across the floor as though from a burst pipe. Fontanella has a great location but I think the only thing going for it right... More 

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Thank Godfrey K
Mombasa, Kenya
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

The beer garden is located just at the round about to moi avenue Mombasa town center ! Good food plus nice music from the DJ ! Evening rhumba music relaxes your mind and feel refreshed ! The staff are very fast and ready to listen to their patrons ! Nyama choma here is wow ! Chips and grilled Chicken is... More 

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Thank Semanami2010
Mombasa, Kenya
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

IFontanella Steakhouse is one of the most popular Drinking spot in Mombasa,their prices are quite fair,however they need to tidy up the place.

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Thank Kay P
Zurich, Switzerland
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83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

I know Fontanella since in the early 90s. It was the meeting joint Friendly, open clean, good service, medium kitchen.. But today, all looks old and grey. Seats look irrational. worn out and partly dirty. They don't clean after a guest has used... perhaps once a week Service is very poor. you have to go and hunt for someone to... More 

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2 Thank Sofie13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

Please let me know, if you know a place where you can get a better steak for only 400 KSh. Don't belive the menu, they write a steak is served with a sidedish of your choice, but the sidedish has to be paid. Finaly 550 KSh for steak with masala chips is a great value. I will be back tomorow.

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1 Thank Kirika2013
Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

The food was very average not to say more, lot of people having beers, the place is right in Mombasa town center, may be a stopover for quick refreshment?

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Thank Linda S
London
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

Having had amazing food in the Old Town for lunch, we thought we'd try a local place on Moi Avenue - tripadvisor listed Fontanellas, so we gave it a go. I can't believe it's the same place, but the only good thing about it was the lovely helpful lady serving. The rest was dreadful. The food was revolting - sorry,... More 

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Thank Mas37
Craiova
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2011

We stay 2 days in Mombasa and go at Fontanella every evening for diner and a few cold beers. A nice place with friendly stuff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moi Ave | City Centre City House, Mombasa, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
  • Phone Number: +254(0)41 222740

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?