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La Salumeria

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Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3875226
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Kisumu, Kenya
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Salumeria is my family's favorite for a nice dinner out, and even more often for pizza (thin crust and light) which is very fast. We love the ravioli w butter and sage, the pesto and the tagliata with arugula, plus the coconut gelato... While sometimes I wish there were more salads as an option, the food is straightforward and... More 

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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took family to La Salumeria recently and we all had a fabulous experience: great food, (whether meat, pasta or pizza), terrific wine and pacy and personable service throughout. This is a restaurant where quality and attention to detail comes naturally. A true Italian delight in Nairobi!

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Thank Alex W
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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195 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In a nice ambiance a good selection of Italian food is served. Wine is offered at reasonable prices. I can recommend the Gorgonzola ravioli. In de sweets department the tiramisu is great. As a garlic lover I enjoyed the garlic spread offered with the bread.

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Vasteras, Sweden
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Located at Valley Arcade Mall in Lavington, just 1 kilometer from our house, this is I perfect place for a lunch or an early dinner. The pizzas are probably the best in Nairobi, very thin and with high quality ingredients. I especially love their tuna pizza. The pastas is good, but not exceptional. Sometimes they have imported buffalo mozzarella. Lovely.

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Thank Steffenobil
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

An Italian restaurant is all about the food. You don't need fancy decor and plates etc. you need amazing food that is consistently good. And that might be in abundance in Italy but in NAIROBI there is truly one place - La Salumeria. And now under the new ownership it's even better. Their pizza's are better but if you are... More 

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Thank Keval S
London
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is excellent, the ambiance very nice. really enjoyed it. It was recommended to me by my cousins who are local and eat there often.

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Thank dungereeboy
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Rather an odd place to find, nestled in the base of an apartment complex, La Salumeria has delicious food at very reasonable prices. Lovely staff make this a warm dining experience and you can also stock up for your own kitchen at the Italian supermarket on the other side of the building. Belissima!

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Thank Vicki F
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time , staff are friendly, we had a lot of things from the specials including octopus salad , ossobuca and homemade pasta . The pizzas , beef carpaccio , prawn cocktails were from the main menu . All were excellent except the pasta which was a little dry and hard but it could be just a one... More 

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Thank kasukusays
Cairo
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296 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We went there for a farewell dinner. The service was outstanding. For the food, I had the grilled parrot fish. First, I didn't know you can eat that fish as catching it is banned in our country. But the fish was amazing! Nice texture, great flavor and cooked to perfection. What else can you ask for. Oh, two of my... More 

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Thank The_Egyptian_Couple
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

A very traditional Italian experience. Food is great and taste authentic. A good selection of imported Italian foods and wines. Always ask for the specials as they are usually the best thing available. The waiting staff are very friendly and make the experience enjoyable. I have been several times now and will keep coming back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 3875226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?