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Makuti Ristorante Pizzeria

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21 Box | Watamu Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
+254 727 203162
08:00 - 23:00
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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh food, awesome service, very good prices. This is one of the simplest most understated places to eat in Watamu, but we loved it so much the first time that we returned for almost every one of the meals of our stay!

Thank YasminaBarOmar
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner with friends here, Despite a relatively large number of guests turning up at once, they managed to cope fine and food came out together and it was reasonably priced.

Thank Kyeong C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I loved this place so much. It's a small pizza place in the town... and the pizza was good. Not sure if it was he owner or just worked there... but he was very warm and welcoming... noticed we were a couple and took us to the roof top sitting and has a lovely pizza dinner with wine under the... More 

Thank Maureen N
Pardes Hanna Karkur, Israel
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Nice friendly small place. While waiting for food we got tasty "bites", bit salty. Gnocchi and caltzona were fresh and tasty. Good capuchino. Second time had "take away" - excellent pizzas.

Thank 770Daphne
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

3 pizzas were ok, but needed a bit more flavor as toppings were sparse, so put out some toppings to make it tastier from the fridge once we got home & then they were perfect.

Thank debsinkenya
Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The meal was great and they actually changed the ingredients for the pizza to our liking. Pizza is made in a rustic oven and you can actually see it being made! Super cool. It is genuine Italian pizza. Customer service was exemplary, it is affordable. I highly recommend a visit

Thank 973christine
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I ate this, the place was clean and i have compatible food good, service is fast and delicious...................

Thank ម៉ែន ស
Nairobi, Kenya
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95 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The pizzas are very nice, try the watamu special and calzone pizza they are really amazing. A very limited choice for vegetarians !!,

Thank Maxx703
Diani Beach, Kenya
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I visited Makuti with my husband and twins of 8. Service was good (it was rather quiet though) and most importantly, the beers were BARIDI SANA (VERY COLD) :-) We had their special of the day which was a Margherita Pizza and soda for only KES450. The pizza was delicious and the kids could watch while they were making the... More 

Thank Esme v
Letterkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 January 2015

I enjoyed the food over there - good value for money but the waiter is a beach boy and he tried to "get me a cheaper place to sleep" etc. I couldn't finish my meal in peace. Lots of mosquitos in the evening.

Thank mwooshy16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, African, Pizza, Mediterranean, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Box | Watamu Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Watamu
  • Phone Number: +254 727 203162
The restaurant is located on the Watamu Beach Road, the main street of Watamu, looks like a typical African restaurant, with dishes, Italian and African, fresh cooked at the time (using pre-cooked pasta), we also have a bell 'assortment of pizzas to suit all tastes (leveled by hand and baked in wood as tradition).

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?