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Que Pasa

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Karen Shopping Centre, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
+254 728 272902
08:00 - 22:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Travelling a lot and I often find cozy bars with a nice menu and people to chat with. The same intentioneel I had when visiting Que Pasa. 'Niente' I regrettably have to say. It was"t the bar and it's design. Food looked ok too, but the atmosphere wasn't there. Unfriendly staff, no warm welcome and no effort - at all... More 

Thank thesheikhfromdubai
QuePasaKaren, Manager at Que Pasa, responded to this review

"Good day Sheikh from Dubai, we truly apologize for the experience you had because this is not the way Que Pasa prides itself. We would like to get your email address and contacts via quepasakaren@gmail.com so that we can arrange a complimentary meal for two at Que Pasa. I hope during this period you will experience good service, excellent food... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The salmon at Que Pasa is out of this world! Stunning served with sweet potato and cooked to perfection. Excellent congratulations!

Thank AustraliaKenya
Galway, Ireland
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We ate here twice while spending a couple of weeks in Kenya. Hard to fault this operation. Bar service, well table service for drinks, could have been faster, but that's a small complaint. Great atmosphere, upmarket clientele, funky vibe. Menu was limited in range of both starters & desserts, probably 6 in each category, but the Mains options were many.... More 

Thank Gonzo185
Nairobi, Kenya
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

They have a live cooking station for pizza and an extensive menu - the pizzas are very good indeed. Our friend had chicken 'n' chips and sadly, the chicken was on the dry side - overcooked. The chips were good - as we all experienced. The service, on the surface, is very good. However, an order for food and an... More 

Thank SimonF1950
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is one place you will get Authentic Italian Pizza. Good portion but not filling like many Nairobi Pizzas. Service is also good and fast, good music and a mature crowd.

Thank Kagacha
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My Wife, Daughter and I dropped in for a meal: Wife red snapper cooked to perfection. Burger for the daughter which she asked for medium / rare and it arrived exactly as requested. For me it was vol au vont - wow beautiful. Atmosphere has a good vibe, service spot on. Highly recommended

Thank Steve P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

First time here and I am loving it! Great services and the ambience is just spectacular! The crowd is very mature and great at the same time.

Thank Bradley K
Arusha Region, Tanzania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I'm always happy to try new things and Que Pasa had only been well reviewed. Sadly our visit; for Sunday lunch (4 burgers) has left a very sour taste in my mouth. Our visit started fine. However, after waiting nearly an hour, despite continual assurances from our wait staff that, 'it was coming in 10 mins, 'being plated now', two... More 

Thank TravellingJane1
QuePasaKaren, Owner at Que Pasa, responded to this review

We sincerely apologise for the terrible experience you encountered on Sunday during lunch. It is in our best interest to ensure our customers get their food well in time and most of all as they expect it to be; delicious and scrumptious. We take full responsibility for this and would like to offer you lunch on the house to you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the cheesy chipssss !!!! They are to die for if you are carving for just the perfect mijoto off chips , you will never go wrong with @Que pasa

1 Thank Angela N
QuePasaKaren, Manager at Que Pasa, responded to this review

Dear Angela, Thanks for your kind words! Hope to see you this Halo freaks weekend for mojito & cheesy chips ;-) More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I had the displeasure of having the world's worst PinaColada here. Quite frankly, it tasted like fermented guck with a mix of vomit. The service was slow, lighting was dim and food portions were very little. I can only compliment the flavors of the chicken pizza, though I'd appreciate more toppings.

Thank Foxychiri88
QuePasaKaren, Manager at Que Pasa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are so sorry that your expectation were not met with regards to our service and pina colada. We take all feedback very seriously and your comments will be addressed by our barlady and service team to ensure that this does not happen again. We hope you will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karen Shopping Centre, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 728 272902
Que Pasa is a vibrant Bar & Bistro right in the heart of Karen, offering a gorgeous selection of spirits and an excellent menu from breakfast through lunch and dinner. Don't forget to check our Que Pasa Kenya Facebook page for any upcoming events, exhibitions, performances.. Welcome!

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