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La Salumeria

Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #19 of 314 restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jun 23, 2014
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52 reviews from our community

82% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
New Delhi, India
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The place is perfect setting for an evening candle lit dinner. This tiny restaurant tucked cosily close to valley arcade serves lovely italian food and wine. A bit slow in service but overall a really nice cosy place. Try the tiramisu cake !

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Nairobi, Kenya
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Tucked away in an apartment block behind Valley Arcade off Gitanga Road. Wonderful ambience, attentive service and brilliant well prepared real Italian food. Fantastic overall experience. Will definitely be back ...... often!!!

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

It's our favourite Italian in Nairobi. A surprising little find on the ground floor of a residential block. Spinach Ravioli and the Tiramisu were excellent so was the starter but I forget what it was.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Keep going there and never been disappointed with either the service nor the food. During lunch you could probably get by without a reservation. The last time we went absolutely by the owner,s ( think he was the owner, well Italian anyway) recommendations and weren't disappointed by any dish. Located inside a block of apartments can be slightly tricky to... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My only real complaint is how small the portions were! I ordered the Cannelloni and while the dish was delicious, i was underwhelmed.. No side salad or anything. The Ravioli was nice as well but a bit too al dente for my taste.

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Cosy little Italian hidden away in a unassuming part of a Nairobi suburb, inside a residential block of apartments. Walk in though and you get the feeling of being in a traditional Italian Trattoria -type restaurant with an almost homely feel to it. The food is quite nice, as authentic as possible here in Nairobi I guess, with a varied... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Pastas are super al dente, pizzas are nicely done, even the deserts are fabulous. Go for the meat ravioli with Gorgonzola sauce. Definitely make a reservation before hand.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This restaurant is one of the older established restaurants in Nairobi. It is at the rear of Valley Arcade a good location to meet and eat! The Italian Parma Ham and Melon starter is huge and delicious. Caprese with Mozzarella de Buffalo fabulous. Mushroom Ravioli is a must and the Pizza's are thin and very tasty, all finished with fresh... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

The homemade ravioli, the thin pizzas, the gorgeous (when available) tagliatta... we love it! Even though the manager/owner could be less grumpy...:) this is our favorite restaurant in town.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I was invited by a couple who have been going to this restaurant for years.Both my wife and myself ordered the grilled fish.The three meals arrived and my friends/wife politely waited for my meal to be served.After 10 minutes I insisted they go ahead as their meal was getting cold.It a good thing as my meal arrived just as they... More

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