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Chicago Bistro

Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia
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Ranked #22 of 72 Restaurants in Lusaka
Cuisines: International
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  • English first
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English first
Lusaka
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Chicago's a great place to go to, if you are a very patient person and are trying to kill time. Of course it's situated in great location and a great spot if you looking for some night fun and good music, but don't go there to eat if you are too hungry- the service is terrible!!! The drinks flow quicker... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This seems like a chain restaurant, and you sit upstairs overlooking a shopping court. It's an unpleasant atmosphere. The service is perfunctory and the food quite ordinary. I'd look for other options.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

ate here several times as opposite movie theater (not much else to do at night in lusaka) deff best restaurant in the shopping complex ,manda hill . ribs were always good and filling , drinks a bit pricey , tried the line fish once was ok , long way to the sea. nice bar at night. always saw the manager... More

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Lagos, Nigeria
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Went for dinner after work with a colleague and immediately took to the restaurant. Sitting above the mall and at a corner away from the bar is a nice place to observe the traffic while indulging in some sumptuous sea food. Bar owner and Manager came to inquire how we were doing and that was such a nice personal touch

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Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

A great restaurant, personal service attention, charming staff who were very happy to recommend menu choices with advice. Good prices, really excellent food. recommended wine choice! brilliant.

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Lusaka, Zambia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I had the spare ribs and my husband had the schnitzel. The portions are huge and worth the bucks. The ribs were just falling off the bone, they were so soft and succulent. Came with a coleslaw salad and chips. My husbands schnitzel came with mushroom sauce on the side, coleslaw and chips, not to forget a cheese sauce too.... More

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Bat Yam, Israel
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Clean and civilized place, though the staff are a little bit too pushy. Service could have been faster,but the manager is on hand so they seem to be trying. Portions are not big but good enough value for money in an African mall. Had a burger and it was surprisingly good $20+ budget

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Lusaka
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I work in Lusaka so go to Chicago several times. Undoubtedly they have the best ribs is Lusaka. Offer different ribs combos including 300g ribs, which is just not to much not to little to me, and chicken wings or chicken kebab or hake or some other meat, with small portion of salads and chips. Chicken wings are also delicious!... More

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Ankara, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Good service, nice but a little insisting staff, trying to sit you in a table at all cost. My friend had a steak which I also tasted and it was good. I had king prawns, and it was a mistake. The bill was high, maybe Lusaka is an expensive city I m not sure but this restaurant is not that... More

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Lusaka, Zambia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Had heard so much about the ribs, so gave them a try. Not cheap, but the portion large and very tasty. Better come hungry as I battled! Yes the musics is not with the theme of the restaurant, but that's Zambia for you. My feet were tapping to the beat!! Everyone smart and friendly and service prompt. They have these... More

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