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Mama Oliech's Restaurant

) #95 of 492 Restaurants in Nairobi $$ - $$$ African
Marcus Garvey Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“tilapia” (9 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Marcus Garvey Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This place is one of known Nairobi restaurant for fish. The places looks nice, and I had fish with ugali it was great but it take them forever to service it. I will say poor service.

Thank Nibby-Travels
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Mama Oliech stands for it's name in delivering quality delicious food. First time going to this restaurant and I was not disappointed. The fish was well prepared and it kind of took me back to Kisumu where they make such awesome fish. Please try this...More

Thank Fwawesh
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Mama Oliech's restaurant is famed for it's fish and by all means lives up to it. It could be better if they served larger fish. See largest tilapia on the menu (pictured). Waiting staff are also too relaxed. Gathering in groups to converse rather than...More

Thank Kittles30
Reviewed 28 February 2017

fresh food, good ambiance and friendly staff; a place one can go without hesitation. food is worth one's money

Thank DrLidCle
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This local Kenyan restaurant is mainly about fish and specifically tilapia. You can have it fried, stewed, whole with a mix of local and traditional vegetables. You will find other types of food but go with the fish!

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This place was located close yo my hotel so decided to get dinner from here after reading up on them. Good and bad move! Apparently they specialize in fish cooked local style (they also have the option of chicken though) which i do agree was...More

Thank Leona1915
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant with great local food! Fish and Ugali were excellent. Service was very good too. You can eat with your hands!

Thank fernando_monte
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Had an authentic Kenyan meal there. Basically they serve fish, either dry or wet fried with rice or Ugali (hard mixed lump of maize flour common in all parts of Kenya and some parts of East Africa). You may want to enjoy it with some...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

They fry their Tilapia very well and if you like yours really crunchy ask, and it shall be delivered. Their cocktail juice was very dilute so I would say, just have soda. The indigenous greens are also cooked very well.

Thank sandraowiti
Reviewed 24 November 2016

You really need to try this place. Food (fish) and beverages were finger licking . This will always be my choice place when i stop by.

Thank Benito B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marcus Garvey Road, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi