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Mama Africa Eating House

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Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
+263 13 41725
10:00 - 23:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As experienced traveller I wanted to have some local food and was searching for a place where locals would go to eat. Paid 20 bucks for african food (main dish + drink), what didn't taste at all. Totally overpriced... No local would go here and pay such prices. My recommendation, stick to the restaurants of the hotels. Tried to give... More 

Thank Niklas F
North Shore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried this to get a taste of local cuisine, but ... Lovely staff, nice atmosphere and a live band. The meat was a bit tough and the sauce not at all spicy (it was described as a spicy local dish); the croc was very tough. The band were excellent. Worth another go? Maybe

Thank GoldenOldie99
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most picturesque restaurant in Cape Town. The staff is very friendly and courteous, and the food is awesome! I had the mixed grill which included crocodile, ostrich, kudu, impala and warthog meat. What a feast! And after dinner a marimba band playing typical music. This restaurant is really 5 stars, and very affordable.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Solid meal (chicken), service on the beverages was slow, but we were not in any rush! Peanuts were a great snack. They kindly accommodated a birthday cake.

Thank Manj G
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated next to the railroad we had a good meal here. There was some live music which was ok-ish. The meal was good but not spectacular because not seasoned enough for our taste.

Thank Eveline2701
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were recommended to eat here by our hotel worker, and were not disappointed! We had the daily game special and enjoyed every morsel! Apparently it can get crowded for dinner, so come for lunch instead to beat the rush.

Thank azsmile15
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

For anyone wishing to sample local fair, Mama Africa is the place to go. Great food, and complimentary peanuts and pop corn.

Thank James H
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We returned again to Mama Africa Eating House, having been there last year. We both had the 'Hunters Pot' with rice. Could not fault it. Made a welcome change from the rich food that we had been eating the few days before. Very friendly staff, and we enjoyed the live music, and well as the simple but colourful decor. We... More 

Thank Ligerstravel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Good live music and even better live music. Really great vibe and a cheap and easy place to get food!

Thank Sebastian C
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed nearby (in N1 Hotel) and had a lunch here as our first meal in Victoria Falls Zimbabwe. We ordered African food which was tasty and interesting to us. My friends like the curry chicken much in particular. Service ok. Price rather high, as compared with the restaurants in Livingstone, Zambia. The decor is African, colourful, interesting to us.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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?