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Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
20 3875226
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Kisumu, Kenya
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my family's favorite place in Nairobi. La Salumeria is a straightforward Italian restaurant, great thin crust pizza, fabulous homemade ravioli, and tagliata with argula (though not every night). My 6 year old talks about the hot bread with oil and vinegar. And the gelato. Though not stuffy and the food is not precious it's white-table cloth fancy enough... More 

Thank EAZG
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice,intimate,clean,friendly waiters,greet Italian menu,and lots of garlic and Olive oil,very nice ,you have to reserve earlier,otherwise no space

Thank Eunice H
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in a quiet place and has good ambience. However, going there for a late lunch was spoiled by the poor service. Only one waiter was serving and who did not take the order properly. When reminded what the order was, the waiter argued. Nonetheless, the food is very good.

Thank John G
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481 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

If you're a first timer it can be a little tricky to find - but ask around and you'll soon be pointed in the right direction. Food is consistently good with seasonal specials. Prices are reasonable, though it's not cheap. Can't fault it really; will be back.

Thank Mathewv
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Very good food. Well prepared and the flavours are well balanced. The restaurant set up is abit crowded. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Will definitely go back.

Thank KenyanStarfish
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185 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The first time I went to La Salumeria I made the mistake of ordering pizza. Get the pasta! The gnocchi is particularly great and goes well with the house red. We also highly enjoyed the tiramisu. Finding the restaurant can be difficult, so make sure you have good directions. Service is very fast.

Thank Tom M
Lilongwe, Malawi
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I was impressed with the quality of their pasta dishes. Try the chocolate mousse if you want a chocolaty desert.

Thank Fred6255
Uboldo, Italy
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I usually go to salumeria for business lunch. I like the place as it reminds me of the typical italian trattoria, good food and cozy enviroment. The owner is very friendly and welcoming.

Thank Mariacaterina C
Nairobi, Kenya
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This restaurant was hard to find...we had to park in the adjacent mall parking lot and walk our way around to it...but, we were unimpressed...the restaurant seems fixed in some tacky Italian time and tries to hard to be a Trattoria, with a very extensive menu, but...many foods missing once you start to ask. At the end of an uneventful... More 

Thank Patricia B
Mombasa, Kenya
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Tucked out of the way behind Valley Arcade mall, very pleasant atmosphere and a great authentic meal.

Thank Jon N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 20 3875226

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