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Amaica The Restaurant

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Getathuru Garden | Off Peponi road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 724 477663
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nairobi, Kenya
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's way too expensive for what you get in terms of quality of food. As we pulled into the parking in a raining evening, we saw lots of cars. But interestingly, we were the only table. When commented about how quiet it was, the waiter pointed to all the cars in the parking lot and said people were coming. 🤔... More 

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Thank Sam W
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sam, Thank you for visiting Amaica. It is most unfortunate that we did not meet your expectations. We will re-look at the issue you have brought out on the quality of our food to ensure all our customers get value for their money. Regarding the cars at the parking, we have a private dinning area, in which customers hold... More 

London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We arrived early after an overnight stop with a need for a good breakfast before a short flight and then a long drive. We were approached by a man in a chef’s hat at the top of the escalator to the 'food court’ and after checking the menu were shown to a table tucked in a side section. There were... More 

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Thank GeorgeandJaki
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

George and Jaki , We are greatly honored to have hosted you, and are delighted you enjoyed the meals. Thank you for the great review. We have shared your compliments with our team and all look forward to hosting you again. Regards, Amaica Team More 

NYC
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

My Kenyan hosts decided to take me to an authentic Kenyan restaurant. Well this place was a disaster. I am not going to go into detail of how bad the food was, but service was even worse. To the point where we were asked to pay about 90 seconds after they brought the food out. For the next 2 days... More 

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Thank Ilia K
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear illmaster, Thank you so much for writing to us and bringing this to our attention. Apologies for the delay in responding. We sincerely apologise for the disappointment you experienced when you visited. We have followed up to find out what transpired. We have re-worked the problem and the experience you had should not re-occur. We hope that next time... More 

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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I visited the site at Jomo Kenyatta Airport but I wish I'd been able to visit the full city location! I had the vegetable biryani and loved it - great blend of flavours. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Akida J
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Akida J, Thank you for your kind words. It is indeed our pleasure to have hosted you and that you enjoyed the meal. Please pass by again when you are in the area and we look forward to being of service. We have shared your review with our team and it is a real encouragement them. Best regards, Amaica... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Very quiet at lunchtime. I thought it was quite African but partner (who is African) didn't think it was very authentic. Beware the Green dip that looks like guacamole..... It is very hot!!!

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Thank 1964RSM
Nairobi, Kenya
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608 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Food is good. Really good. Service is quick. But where are the customers? The restaurant is just behind Spinners Web. African food is served here. My favorite is the chicken biryani. There is a good space for parking car. Nice washrooms. So where are the customers?

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Thank Hans L
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hans L, Thank you for choosing to dine at Amaica. It is indeed our pleasure to have hosted you and that you enjoyed the meal. We look forward to hosting again, please pass by again when you are in the area. Best regards, Amaica Tea More 

Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

The food is good quality for sure and there are few other places in Nairobi where you can find authentic indigenous food of such great quality. A complete meal for two goes for about $50 and since there are fewer clientele (been here twice), the service is pretty good. It would be nice to have a little more of a... More 

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Thank UkrainianinAfrica201
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear UkrainianinAfrica201, Thank you for your kind words. It is indeed our pleasure to have hosted you and that you enjoyed the meal. Please pass by again when you are in the area and we look forward to being of service. Best regards, Amaica Team More 

Los Angeles, California
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198 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

We came here around 7pm on a Sunday night, and there were only a few other customers. Our server let us select our table, so we chose one on the patio with a great view overlooking the forest! The sounds of birds singing while we ate was incredible. The menu here is wonderful, because you can try authentic Kenyan cuisine... More 

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Thank uclatraveler9
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Uclatraveler9, Thank you for sharing your experience, it is indeed our pleasure to have hosted you. We are delighted that you enjoyed the meals and the ambiance too. Please pass by again when you are in the area and we look forward to being of service. Best regards, Amaica Team More 

Lyon, France
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45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

I enjoyed meals at this restaurant especially because it was close to my home and the indigenous variety of meals they offer. There are some really cosy and almost private seating inside that you can have a silent meal away from the outside cold temperatures. It is quite hidden.

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Thank rextitus
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Rextitus, Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted that you enjoyed the meals and the ambiance too. It is indeed our pleasure to have hosted you. Best regards, Amaica Team More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

was here for Valentines and it was very intresting. the food variety was excellent and we had a big Valentines suprice . great barbercues and a bottle of wine, of course the Chocolate gateaux was enticing.

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Thank charles w
Amaica restaura... K, General Manager at Amaica The Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Charles, Thank you for your kind words. It is indeed our pleasure to have hosted you and that you enjoyed the meal. Please pass by again when you are in the area and we look forward to being of service. Best regards, Amaica Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Getathuru Garden | Off Peponi road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 724 477663
Description
Amaica is an indigenous Kenyan five star restaurant chain that provides an engaging cultural experience for customers. We are renowned for our authentic African food, service excellence based on African hospitality standards, set in an African environment to enhance your experience. Providing healthy, balanced and unique African dishes from around the country. Amaica offers the perfect environment for dining out as well as celebrating special occasions. Amaica Peponi is located in Nairobi's Westlands area. Located in the green leafy suburbs and set against the backdrop of Karura Forest, Amaica Peponi is the ideal getaway for friends, colleagues and family. Amaica JKIA is found within the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Located in the international departures terminal 1A Level 2 at the food court.Overlooking the Airport parking apron, runway and hangars, Amaica JKIA guests are treated to a scenic view that has customers enthralled by planes taking off and landing as well beautiful sunrise and sunset moments.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?