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La Marina

Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
+254 20 2434726
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“cake” (6 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Down a steep hill you have to get to this place. Parking is at the top. It's nicely laid out, bar area, tables with view of the creek and boats. On the day we went just before Christmas it was a Sunday and not too...More

Thank travellingzebra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my birthday weekend, so a group of friends and I set out to Mombasa for a series of activities. The Dhow at La Marina was on our list. We departed the Marina before sunset and we came back as the moon was rising....More

Thank frantz05
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Booked the Dhow , welcoming staff. Very engaging ride, they have acrobats and ladies doing henna and braids ...beautiful sunset. All the courses of dinner were tasty. Loved it ☺

Thank Maryanne N
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is set in the mtwapa creek also known as shimo la tewa. Shimo means hole in Swahili and tewa is a type of fish. The place is very peaceful and the restaurant has excellent food and entertainment. One can take a dhow ride...More

Thank nkamonye
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

It pains me to see such a place go waste. The bar guys are friendly and quite helpful but there are no clients. One thing this place won't lose its glory- the majestic views. Perfect place for romantic dinners and amazing sundowners. Hope to be...More

Thank knjenga9
lamarinarestaurant, Manager at La Marina, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thank you very much Njenga for the review. You must have visited La marina Restaurant on one of those days when business is down but i must commend you for your honest opinion. It does happen from time to time as restaurant business is very...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017

The staff and scenery are lovely. The food is not great...overpriced and average. It is a lovely place to go and sit by the water for a couple of drinks. We preferred not to eat there. Try the "Dawa", a tropical drink from Kenya.

Thank debsitar
Reviewed May 17, 2017

My judgement of four is for the food. For arrangement: I asked the restaurant to fix 65 persons. Alice is the most wonderful host, giving everything she has to make your evening the best. 5 stars. The food was nice. The best I have had...More

Thank Ditte M
Reviewed April 20, 2017

The directions to the Restaurant not clearly marked. However, a great location serving Italian and Sea food

Thank Sanjeet S
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We were a large group, so had done booking in advance. The day was just perfect for a lunch near the ocean and the place was just amazing. The view of the creek, nice cool breeze and the outdoors :) The food was just perfect......More

Thank Zulfikar H
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Again we had a fantastic lunch with four friends. Wonderful food and great service. This place cannot be faulted. My favorite restaurant on the Kenyan Coast

Thank IanGG
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July 31, 2016|
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Response from Munir T | Reviewed this property |
depending on what you eat but our experience has been kenya shillings 4,000/=(ksh four thousand only)
Eve J
June 8, 2016|
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Response from Elcaboos L | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $55
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254 20 2434726
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