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“Italian feeling”
Review of La Salumeria

La Salumeria
Ranked #40 of 553 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Makati, Philippines
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Italian feeling”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Considering what you find around in Nairobi this place deserves attention people that like Italian food. I have even there twice in the last few days. always lunch time as I am working not far away.
Sitting outside, under the portico, is definitely nice, fresh enough and reminds me a bit the old style trattorie outside Rome, in the Castelli Romani.
I am vegetarian so the name of the restaurant does not matches my philosophy but I have to admit that the tagliatelle ai funghi porcini were very good, not sticky, not too salty like in all other Italian restaurants in Nairobi.
They also serve small breads, something in Italy we would call focaccine, to accompany the meals. Very good indeed.
Also the coffers at the end was great.
Prices are acceptable, wine less expensive than other places but still too expensive considering the quality of the wines.
Probably is better to drink something else in Nairobi... not the right city for wines.

  • Visited March 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“great italian food”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

this is one of the best italian restaurants in town... great ambience... a tad bit pricey but worth it... the food is fresh.

Visited May 2012
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Thank S0nki
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DUBAI
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“top restaurant in Nairobi”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

Very good food David is looking after the customer and overlooking every single dish going out of his kitchen small and nice venue.restaurant is hard to find though has inside a condominium

Visited February 2013
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Thank FRENCHBIZTRAVELER
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Not so good service”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

we were here last valentine's.The place is overpriced. Was sooo disappointed with the lasagna, and the service was horrible. The food took too long and the waiters kept disappearing. will not be back here.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Sue O
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Nairobi, Kenya
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Little Italy”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Simply the cutest little Italian restaurant. The place is quiet and cosy, the service is friendly and the food...oh, the food. The owner may seem cold, but he is a nice guy - just takes a little getting used to. It is easily my favourite place in Nairobi. The location can be a little deceiving, but once you are in there, you get lost in the ambiance.

If you are going in the evening, I suggest that you call and make a reservation.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank NicoleBanks
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