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Chicago Bistro

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Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I travelled from Kenya to Zambia and decided to stop by Manda hill for lunch with a friend. My friend had a burger and I had the beef kebab. The burger was very average (not great) but the beef kebab meat was rotten. It smelt rotten and tasted rotten!!! It just smelled horrible! We asked to see the manager (a... More 

Thank V N
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did not have a good time. It was expensive and service was poor. Food was ok . The lighting to read the menu was not good and it was too noisy for a conversation. The owners take customers for granted and have a bad attitude.

Thank Susan S
Athens, Greece
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The food is very good. The T-bones are excellent (probably the best ones in Lusaka). The service is also very good and the prices are reasonable.

Thank evgenia_tselentis
Lusaka, Zambia
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

the Chicago Bistro located in the central Mandahill Mall is one of the places over the weekend to experience modern music and good food with the local Zambians mixed with expats!

Thank africantraveller02
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Been there many times for shisha and pizza. Can recommend the place. Nice friendly staff. I think salads are also worth of try in.

Thank Make J
Morogoro Region, Tanzania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I had a lunch in here. Nice place, good place for a business meet. I enjoyed the salads. and the steaks looked pleasant as well.

Thank MustansirMusaji
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Myself and the rest of the department were really treated to a lovlely lunch in an open and free environment. The informal setting was great and we waited to by a lovely lady named Esther. Our steaks were done to specification and we had a great time. Looking forward to come back...

Thank Chiza P
Paarl, South Africa
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223 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This is the place to go if you feel like a steak or plate of ribs - food very well prepared and tasty. Setting a bit bland inside the mall but the service was attentive and fast.

Thank Paarlite
Paarl, South Africa
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Arrived in Lusaka midday and was in desperate need for food! Our friend's cousin recommended Chicago's and we were not disappointed. I had the Trinchado and my husband the ribs; we were both happy with our meals. Our other friend's steak was brilliant and I highly recommend it. Lovely cold Mosi's rounded it all off well. Service from management /... More 

Thank GrietWesternCape
Ohio USA
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

A group of 6 of us went here for dinner during our week long stay in Lusaka. Chicagos is located in Manda Hill Mall convenient to most of the downtown hotels. The food was great! Pizza large enough for 2 for 70-100kwatcha (10KW to $1) so prices were great. The prawns were large and yummy and very reasonable prices. The... More 

Thank Cindy-Milford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, International, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?