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Mama Africa Eating House

Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
+263 13 41725
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“hot pot” (13 reviews)
“stew” (26 reviews)
“bream” (10 reviews)
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Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Bland food and slow service. That was my experience. Small menu with ordinary food. No venison and strange combinations but nothing that was anything different to lots of other restaurants. The hot pots were lacking flavour, the bream tasteless and the chicken was just roast...More

Thank Dalmania
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I cannot in good conscience recommend this place. The service was beyond "Africa Time" and the meal was, in some cases mixed up, late, or not even brought to the table. The steak was a miserable piece of meat wholly uncooked to my direction. A...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

At the recommendation of other travellers, I was here with a group of eleven friends. Mamas has a very good reputation. I hope we only caught them on an "off" night. Every one of us was disappointed with our meal. Perhaps they were not prepared...More

Thank KiskaCat
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Has dishes such as game, beef, dried meat and fish at a decent price ($13-$18). Food was very good and service as well. There aren't a large variety of options to choose from but portions are decent. We were lucky to find a table when...More

Thank giannibix
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The best place to enjoy local delicacies at Victoria Falls with great environment. The outside space is small so reach early. Enjoy dinner with live band.

Thank suvadip2015
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

No live music because of a power outage, so the atmosphere was probably not 100% representative for a normal evening. The hunter's pot (buffalo the day we were here) was pretty nice. Good place to attend if you want to visit an authentic African restaurant...More

Thank Jeroen S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

For 'african' food you must give this place a try. Prices are tourist prices. Very popular with tourists especially at night. Most reserve beforehand for dinner. Live music. Food is good. Portions big. Satisfied with everything: food, service, vibe.

Thank 성하 최
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We were here as part of a group two nights ago. The food we chose was traditional African food. We have been travelling in East Africa and SA, Swaziland and Zimbabwe for the last four weeks. The seating was very uncomfortable and was open air....More

1  Thank BeijingFreckleface
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Had dinner here last night in search of some local cuisine. Thought we'd try out some chicken in peanut sauce and see what peanut butter rice is all about. Those seem to be a couple of very popular foods here in Zimbabwe. The ambience is...More

Thank MarkfromtheIsland
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered a mix of stews with different local game, of which you wouldn't be able to order at home. The restaurant owner was extremely friendly and spent time talking with us. Highly recommended.

Thank Martynkuz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 41725
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