We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chicago Bistro

International
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia
Add hours for Chicago Bistro and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 29 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The godfather

The food was amazing...the look and feel was also on point...only downer, the food is not halaal so I was limited to the fish They also serve shisha

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Ebzo14
Add Photo Write a Review

29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The food was amazing...the look and feel was also on point...only downer, the food is not halaal so I was limited to the fish They also serve shisha

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The best restaurant in town. The ambiance is soo good and relaxing. The best Spare Ribs and Chicken Schnitzel available here. Also it provides you with hookah.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lusaka, Zambia
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Chicago's is a really nice bar/restaurant and has a number of really good dishes on offer. They have sushi on offer too but my sushi tasted a bit stale. Its safer to go for locally sourced food. they have a god assortment of drinks as well so something for everyone. It's on the pricey side as well so not somewhere... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The Chicago Bistro is a great place to start off for the night. The drinks are a bit more expensive than at other places, but the atmosphere and the available cocktails are definately worth it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lusaka
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lagos, Nigeria
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reading, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lusaka, Zambia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Chicago Bistro also viewed

Lusaka, Lusaka Province
Lusaka, Lusaka Province
 
Lusaka, Lusaka Province
Lusaka, Lusaka Province
 

Been to Chicago Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Chicago Bistro

Address: Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia
Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka
Cuisine: International

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chicago Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?