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Mtwapa, Mombasa 80109, Kenya
+254 20 2434726
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Ranked #7 of 102 Restaurants in Mombasa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $55
Cuisines: Seafood, International
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Called in to see what the fuss was about the restaurant on the side of the creek. Was greeted with a big Kenyan smile and hospitality. Booked for the night and was not disappointed. Ordered grilled lobster a starter and a dessert. The meal was better than I ever expected and when I got the bill it was a bigger... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were staying at the Monalisa Hotel just down the road in Mtwapa and the staff recommended La Marina as an ideal location for a romantic dinner for my husband and I. It is a breathe of fresh air from the bustle of Mtwapa and one is immediately greeted by the warmth of the ocean in the outdoor restaurant. The... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

La Marina is built upon the banks of the Mtwapa Creek, and is a hidden gem at what seems like the end of a road that leads to the budding neighbourhoods nearer the creek. We arrived too early for lunch but we were still welcomed - and drinks were served quickly. The kitchen staff got going and a delicious lunch... More 

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Kiambu, Kenya
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

That we loved the place, not sure the like juice was real or me but everything else was okay. The scenery is to die for, and for me, my family is enough company.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

first of all the Director is hands on,you would think she's staff.The staff are well trained,polite and at your service.Second the ambiance is too to die for,the food the best i have eaten in Africa.Its child friendly.Lastly the sundowner on the dhow i lack words to say how romantic it was it was worth every cent

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Been there like tha whole of 2014 with friends and family.i got three words for my experience there THE BEST RESTAURANT

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Meeting some friends to celebrate Mashujaa Day we were surprised to see very little customers in La Marina. As usual the staff were very friendly and helpful although the expresso machine was not the best start to the evening. As we waiting for our party to arrive we noticed there was only about ten people eating in the restaurant on... More 

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Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have been there 3-times, and i have allways been satisfied With the service there. The food is tasteful, and its a great location. Thanks to all the People who is working there, i be back Next year

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Sheffield, UK
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

After many visits in the last few years, I still rate La Marina as about the best restaurant in the Mombasa/Mtwapa area. The waterside setting is delightful, the service friendly and helpful and the food on the well-designed menu is beautifully-cooked and presented. it says something for the attitude of the staff that when we told them on our last... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Brilliant staff they really know how to captivate and make the guests relaxed and having an experience that they will never forget.

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Address: Mtwapa, Mombasa 80109, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 20 2434726
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mombasa
Average Prices: USD 31 - 55
Cuisine: Seafood, International

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