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Reviewed May 1, 2022

Our experience was fantastic! Couldn't get enough of the wonderful garlic sauce. Fresh bread was amazing our whole experience was fantastic!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2022

Thank you so very much for making the time to share your opinion and rating us, it is really appreciated! We hope you enjoyed vising our beautiful Zimbabwe and take back with you wonderful memories.....Hope you pay us a visit when you are in Harare...More

Reviewed March 27, 2022 via mobile

Paulas place is known for the braii chicken but today we tried the pork chops (specially asked for it to be braiied) and it was absolutely fantastic! As always the atmosphere is wonderful and staff are very friendly and helpful.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2022

We are so grateful for your amazing feed back and rating -THANK YOU so much! Please try our other dishes from our menu and you will thank us later.... Once again a million thanks and hope to have the privileged of seeing you very soon...More

Reviewed March 7, 2022 via mobile

Very good Portuguese food with the option to heat it up with extra chilly. The half chicken and chips was succulent and tasty. Not overcooked as often happens. Service was good with friendly waiters and visible management. Beers were chilled and it didn't break the...bank. Would be better if they improved the lighting which seemed a bit harsh.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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paulacQ4468TI, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2022

Many thanks for your feed back and rating. All reviews are important to us, because when we have happy patrons we have happy staff! Hope you visit us on your next trip to Harare and try our other dishes. Once again a big thanks from...More

Reviewed February 18, 2022 via mobile

Excellent service as always, Excellent food, waiting staff cheerful and smartly dressed. Would recommend Paula's 👌 👍

Date of visit: February 2022
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2022

Thank you so very much for your great rating and kind words, which motivates my team! We hope to serve you many more good meals, and we thank you for your valuable support. Warm regards Paula

Reviewed February 12, 2022

The moment I entered I was greeted with an aroma of good food. I would like to personally recommend George who popped in to check on me and the boys and gave exceptional service. I will definitely make it a mission to come through again...when am back in the country!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2022

Wow, I really appreciate your feedback and rating and feel very proud of my team especially George who treated you exceptionally well. Sure hope you travel soon to Harare so we may have the privilege of serving you and your family again..... Once again our...More

Reviewed January 23, 2022 via mobile

There is no other restaurant in Harare that provides a meal with atmosphere in Harare quite like Paulas. I always have chicken and chips, but it's no ordinary chicken and chips, this is gold! Delicious, perfectly cooked and well presented, gets us coming back time...after time. And try the chocolate mousse.. Holy macaroni! Heaven on a spoon... Paula, you rock and we love it. Thank you.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2022

Aha thank you so much kind sir for sharing your opinion and rating us- it made our week! It is people like you that make all our efforts worthwhile. It is our our endeavor to always serve you good meals. Do give our other homemade...More

Reviewed January 16, 2022

I am not one to write reviews in general but I just had to , after reading the review about a patron saying they give white patrons priority which made my blood boil. My family have been regulars at Paula’s Place since our arrival in...Harare and being a person of colour myself I must say I have never been treated any different to any other race ,on the contrary both the owner and staff treat everyone well with respect and are helpful and friendly Making my family feel at home . Thanks To all the staff at Paulas for all the wonderful meals we have enjoyed there. can’t remember ever having a bad meal at Paula’s.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2022

Thank you so,so much for your kind words and rating! I am glad you feel we treat you well-we treat every patron that walks through our doors with respect and appreciation as we are blind to colour.....We sell food not politics. We shall try our...More

Reviewed January 16, 2022

This was my third visit to Paula's since I've been in Harare and it is in my opinion the best restaurants in Harare. Very friendly staff, fantastic service and even better Portuguese food.

Date of visit: January 2022
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paulacQ4468TI, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2022

We so appreciate your positive feed back which really motivates my team thank you! We hope we can always maintain or improve on our service and quality of food. Hope to see you again soon! 😉 Paula.

Reviewed November 4, 2021

After lockdown a trip to Paula's has been long awaited and we werent disappointed! Food is still amazing, staff are still friendly and great value for money. They even had free corkage! Cant wait to go back again!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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paulacQ4468TI, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2021

Many thanks for making the time to write a review and rating us,its much appreciated! We are thrilled to be operational after a long dreaded lockdown, and happy to see all our loyal, friendly patrons back. Thank you for sharing your opinion and for your...More

Reviewed July 29, 2021

Always excellent!!! Never a complaint!!! Best chilli sauce in town... I always have a baby chicken, which is juicy and tasty!

Date of visit: July 2021
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2021

We are extremely humbled by your review and your rating. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review , it lifted our moral. We hope to serve you many more yummy baby chicken! Have a great day Paula.

Reviewed March 19, 2021

Paula and her staff are becoming part of my family. They are always smiling and give the best service in town! AND the food is tasty with really big portion sizes.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2021

Ahaaa thank you so much for both your excellent rating as well as your kind compliment! We feel honored that you feel like Paula's Place is like your second home. "Patrons who buy what we sell, should be treated well" From myself and my team...More

Reviewed February 20, 2021 via mobile

The food was great, tasty and meat well marinated particularly the chicken and steaks. The portions for fries and salads are very generous and highly commendable, keep up the good standard and pricing very affordable well located at a convenient site. Will certainly call again......Great ambience 👌👌More

Date of visit: October 2020
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paulaconceicao45, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2021

Thank you for your kind review and rating! Nothing more fulfilling than a happy patron. Hope to serve you many more yummy meals, once we are allowed sit ins again, or pop in for a take away meal Once again from all of of us...More

Reviewed December 15, 2020

One of the few restaurants close to the place I stayed for 3 weeks. The food was reasonable, but a bit highly priced. Service was ok. Many families were there on Sunday.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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paulacc855, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2020

Many thanks for your feed back, much appreciated! Sorry you felt our prices were a bit on the high side, even though we have been rated as one of the best value for money restaurants in Harare... Maybe you did not have a chance to...More

Reviewed December 6, 2020

The food was delicious as always but the service was outstanding, a gentleman by the name of George was quite guest oriented and would periodically check and top up our drinks. Top notch service right there. He adds value to the establishment.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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paulacc855, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2020

What a refreshing review which makes me so proud of my staff! Thank you so much for making the time to rate us and sharing your positive feedback it is so appreciated! Sure hope we have the privilege to serve you more yummy meals accompanied...More

Reviewed December 5, 2020

As always, the atmosphere here was pretty good. The waiters were extremely kind and we felt catered for. Besides a small hiccup when it came to getting my change from the bill I had paid, and the chicken portions not being as big, my sister...and I had a great time! And Emmanuel, was one of the best waiters we had had in a while! I would recommend this place to a friend.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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paulacc855, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2020

Thank you so much for your feed back and rating, which is very much appreciated! Sorry about the change issue, but unfortunately it's a nation wide problem as there is no change available from our Zimbabwean banks, as hard as we try to acquire change...More

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Paula's Place is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4