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Alexandria, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This restaurant is near a large new office space, and the food was fine. I had the chicken and rice, with extra spice. While I've had better (the chicken was a bit dry), I've also paid more money at other locations. This is a local place, with many regional specialities. When I walked in, I could see some raw hearts... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This review is a somewhat conflicted one. The food is really incredible and I imagine you'd be pleased if you told the waitress to just pick anything for you. However I forgot what I ordered pretty much every time I ordered. The service was really slow in fact saying the service is slow is the understatement of the century. The... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Awesome Nyama choma but quality of the rest has dipped. ordering regular food will not get you much satisfaction.

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Callaway, Minnesota
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I love nyama choma and always looking for a local non touristy spot in Nairobi to give it a go. Went to Max Land the later part of March and it for sure fulfilled my expectations and tons of well cooked goat and also a side of roasted potatoes. The meat was excellent and could not finish it all. And... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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125 reviews 125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

In Kenya barbecued goat meat is the national dish, so you can find it almost everywhere. There are, though, not many places that provide you the relaxed local atmosphere of the Choma kiosks with good clean environment and decent service. Max land is one of these. The menu is very traditional: barbecued chicken, goat, or beef with ugali, potatoes or... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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120 reviews 120 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Most likely the best nyama choma in town. Sit with the locals, have a cold tusker or two, enjoy the expertly grilled goat served with ugali. Chicken and beef are great as well, but the goat is where its at. I love the chicken gizzards here. There is also a car wash and salon in the same premises, which adds... More 

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Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

They only had chicken and goat when we went. The chicken pieces were very small - although well cooked - and chips soggy. Good salad, but everything very slow indeed, and why did we have loud tv coverage of a political committee hearing on? Not a good ambience unless that's your obsession, and there wasn't much sign of that around... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

If you are a fan of 'nyama choma' and especially goat meat or 'mbuzii choma', try Maxland. Just enjoy your beer and meat and do not bother yourself with the ambience. If you are a tourist to Kenya, you may actually like the place. It is a typical nyama joint.

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Nairobi, Kenya
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Wont highly recommend for a visit. Good for take away though....price is really pocket friendly even to the average Kenyan

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Went here for lunch with 5 colleagues and we ordered 2.5kg of roasted goat. We booked the meat before hand as you may end up having to wait a while. The roasted meat tasted fantastic. I can't wait to go again. There's a range of seating inside and outside. There is also plentiful parking, better than Njuguna's opposite. The meat... More 

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Address: Mahiga Mairu Ave, just off Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Cuisine: African

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