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Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3875226
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 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.

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Thank Mathewv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 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.

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Thank KenyanStarfish
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 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.

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Thank Tom M
Lilongwe, Malawi
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

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

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Thank Fred6255
Uboldo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 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.

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Thank Mariacaterina C
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 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 

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Thank Patricia B
Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

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

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Thank Jon N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

An Italian gentleman owns this restaurant and you can always find him there. It offers the best in Italian cuisine. The restaurant is small and has very personalized service that never disappoints. It is a perfect place for pizza or steak. The restaurant has a special challenge for those willing to order one of their large T-bone steaks – your... More 

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Thank Ole P
Nairobi
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

At first we couldn't get any service. After we were rushed. The food is great but this was the 4th time that they treated us like we were getting the food for free. Not going back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dhajay Apartments-Valley Arcade | Valley arcade Shopping Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 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?