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3373 Masemola Street | Dobsonville, Soweto, South Africa
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Chez Alina Excellent Services.

Great professional services. The staff was very friendly. Food is just excellent. A true world class African restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Nathan N
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great professional services. The staff was very friendly. Food is just excellent. A true world class African restaurant.

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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

chez alina serves authentic regional dishes in family-style atmosphere; food is yummy and staff goes out of their way to accommodate any desires... wonderful, fun experience!!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I did not know what to expect. Great local food. Try everything. Staff was very helpful and friendly..nothing fancy but clean...food tasty...I love maize and was happy to have this. I enjoyed the performance by the Zulu dancers. This is what travelling is all about. Visit thelocals, support thelocals

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Gorey, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This small house has been renovated by the owner Alina, for visitors to be served a typical African meal. Alina has given much of her time helping out the local children and anyone who visits is treated to courtesy, friendliness and the dancing of the locals after the meal is wonderful! If you can, do offer a tip, as these... More 

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is a great venue to visit while touring Soweto . Food is served buffet style . The resturant is family owned and employs a number of locals in the area . I would advise booking in advance as it was busy when we dined here . The food was excellent and the staff warm and friendly . There where... More 

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York Beach, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

There was nothing fancy about this restaurant.situated on the edge of Soweto. The food was very good and certainly had a neighborhood flare.This was real local cuisine in a pretty simple local .Everyone in our group of 8 enjoyed there meals.Outside after eating we were entertained by some traditional African dance.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3373 Masemola Street | Dobsonville, Soweto, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Soweto

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Barbecue

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