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Pistachio Cafe & Restaurant

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Shop 19, Sam Levy's Village, Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 77 428 0507
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Austin, Texas
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped for lunch recently and had a beautiful open faced sandwich that tasted wonderful and looked like art. I almost hated to eat it and ruin the display! Cheesecake dessert was also quite tasty and the prices aren't bad considering the fresh food and nice atmosphere.

Thank kerichmelik
Harare, Zimbabwe
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe style restaurant is probably the best place Harare for lunch. The salads are excellent and all the food is tasty, well presented and original. Although slightly more pricy than other similar places, it is well worth the extra dollar or two. A real favourite.

Thank Lynn W
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I was lucky to be taken here for lunch and thought it was a great choice. Really nicely decorated restaurant with a good vibe and friendly staff. Food and drink was healthy, fresh and delicious. The mango and mint juice was heaven on a hot day.

Thank Rachael B
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and the friendly staff. Their service was excellent and they made you feel like you were a valued friend. Their food was well presented and reasonably priced. I would recommend this cafe to my friends for a lunch or coffee.

Thank Shesmoodie
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163 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Good cappuccino but disappointed with toasted chicken mayo - dry and dark chicken only helped due to mayonnaise - thus can recommend coffee but not the sandwich!

Thank Ibbee
Benodet, France
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

When in Harare I am often fortunate enough to be taken to places by the locals. Today it was lunch at the Pistachio Cafe & Restaurant. I had been here previously and its always a nice menu and a good vibe. This is a staple. It has every right to be. Who knows I may be back tomorrow!

Thank odo3680
Harare, Zimbabwe
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Pleasant spot well situated, service can be slow at times and staff depends who you get are unhelpful. The food presentation is charming, sometimes looks to good to eat, and at times is skimped on what is on the menu but that is bound to happen from time to time. Pleasant atmosphere and a great meeting point at Sam Levi's... More 

Thank Malcolm B
Harare, Zimbabwe
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Nice outdoor restaurant in the heart of Sam Levy mall in Harare! It's not my favorite eatery because it's right in the mist of busy shoppers. It is ideal for people watching and the food and price is good.

Thank Chindori1
Harare, Zimbabwe
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Pistachio is Harare's best kept secret with well executed healthy menus complimented by the most moorish , delicious sweets and pastries. Good bye diet when you decide to indulge....

Thank AlanaChinhara
Harare, Zimbabwe
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The Pistachio Cafe is a favourite of my wife, her sisters, cousins & friends, I think they go almost every week! Every now & again I'm invited & always enjoy it. We were there yesterday in a party of eight. The staff are always friendly & willing to serve. The food, cakes are of a high standard & well presented.... More 

Thank Dan I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 19, Sam Levy's Village, Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Harare Province  >  Harare
  • Phone Number: +263 77 428 0507

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