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“Positively stuffed with ribs!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chicago Bistro

Chicago Bistro
Ranked #27 of 130 Restaurants in Lusaka
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, American, International, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Lusaka, Zambia
Level Contributor
97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Positively stuffed with ribs!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

Had heard so much about the ribs, so gave them a try. Not cheap, but the portion large and very tasty. Better come hungry as I battled! Yes the musics is not with the theme of the restaurant, but that's Zambia for you. My feet were tapping to the beat!! Everyone smart and friendly and service prompt. They have these little laser lights flashing around, some don't move so if it gets stuck on you face, unbeknown to you, it looks like you have a radioactive mole!!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Mark P
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
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English first
Bucharest, Romania
Level Contributor
71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“what a disappointment”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

We went to Manda Hill to eat at one of the restaurants. We looked at the menu at chicago Bistro and decided to go in and have dinner. The menu looked good, the decorations and waitress uniforms. There was even an antique chevrolet in the center of the restaurant and lots of pictures of gangsters and old actors on the walls. However, while we waited for the waitress to take our order, we noticed that the music didn't suit the restaurant at all - it was arabic music, not at all appropriate in a chicago restaurant. It was loud and disturbing, so we went upstairs to try the upstairs balcony. There were several tables of young guys smoking hookah pipes. Someone it didn't all mix together. We quickly drank our drinks and left to go to another nearby restaurant.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Daryl H
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Cracow
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic pork chops!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

My husband and I went on a Saturday night which was very busy. I had the pork chops which were delicious, I would recommend them. My husband had the oxtail curry. It was quite mild so you need to ask if you want it more spicy. The staff were so friendly and helpful. I also had a fruit cocktail shisha pipe, lovely!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank LeechyYorkshire
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Lusaka, Zambia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“The best place to be!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

Every time I think about Chicago, my mouth fills up with saliva. This place is the best in town and the customer relation is really good. They have the best chicken kebabs and my boyfriend and I go there so often!.

Visited November 2012
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Thank MalsAstridah
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Lusaka, Zambia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“good value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

As long as the owner is there (and is always is). the staff are attentive and the food is very tasty. But our favourite part is the fact the portions are always on the larger side. The salads are huge! This is a mans restaurant for sure!

Visited September 2012
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Thank Emma W
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