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Olympic Resturant

Harambee Ave, town centre | Waterside, Lamu Island, Kenya
+254 717 296441
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
19 Feb 2018
“Order ahead before you go.”
8 Feb 2018
“Still dreaming of their seafood pizza”
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African, Seafood
Harambee Ave, town centre | Waterside, Lamu Island, Kenya
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Reviewed 6 August 2012

We ate at Olympic restaurant on our first evening in Lamu, and kept coming back. The fish kebabs and coconut fish with coconut rice (both not on the menu -- but ask for them!) were delicious. The Swahili crab was fresh (we saw it alive)...More

Thank guianna
Reviewed 28 July 2012

Go here if you want big portions of wonderfully prepared seafood. Those women know how to cook. I had a big slab of king fish. They threw in desert free.

Thank MBM6000
Reviewed 18 July 2012

A lot of great food on a plate, that is Olympic. The fish kebabs are amazing.

Thank Claudia v
Reviewed 5 June 2012

Very good and fresh Swahili cuisine, this restaurant is a must for a dinner in Lamu!

Thank fabi_o_lanic
Reviewed 26 January 2012

This little restaurant on the south seafront is a great spot to enjoy good swahili cooking, great friendly service, very reasonable prices and watch the local life go by on foot or on sea. Their juice drinks(especially coconut!) are great and the food is prepared...More

Thank Carolyn F
Reviewed 8 September 2011

Laid Back, Local restaurant run by Kenyans of Indian descent. That means you can get spicy food here if you want. The fish kebabs are the best i have had, the juices are excellent, and you can get nice curries here as well. I made...More

Thank nomad633
Reviewed 27 August 2011

Although the service was good and the owner was friendly we did not enjoy our meals. We were given complimentary samosas & dessert so you can't argue with the value, but did not enjoy our prawn curry or vegetable curry. They were tastless.

Thank Oldandnew
Reviewed 12 July 2011

Came here twice in 3 days, once for dinner and another time for an afternoon snack. Juice is fresh, fish (snapper) is AMAZING--both the filet and the kebab. Spices are right on and everything is served w/ a tray of 4 sauces: coconut, tamarind, pickled...More

Thank Semuteh
Reviewed 15 February 2010

My friend and I were the only ones in the restaurant for the whole meal. We came for lunch. The family that owns the place was welcoming. We sat facing the restaurant front so we could see the dhows on the ocean outside the door...More

Thank elizacantlay
Reviewed 23 January 2010

Whole restaurant is yours! This were the friendly words when we came in. We had a late lunch. The fish we ordered passed our table. It came right away from the dhows ahead of the restaurant. A very nice local restaurant. But please visit this...More

Thank THEOCultureCoachEU
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Harambee Ave, town centre | Waterside, Lamu Island, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Lamu Island
  • Phone Number: +254 717 296441
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