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Mama Africa

Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 41725
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Belgian, Asian, Australian, African, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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81 - 90 of 515 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were hoping for authentic african cuisine, and were neither thrilled nor overly disappointed. I had a peanut curry after being told they were out of the dish I had originally wanted. It was nice, a decent size although there could have been more rice....More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We arrived from Harare to Victoria Falls and feeling very hungry thought we could try something local.This turned out to be a mistake.We asked for 2 different beef dishes and it turned out that the beef was so tough to eat.Was not impressed with the...More

Thank Ojemma1
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I brought my son here last night. The place wasn't crowded, atmosphere was great with gentle live guitar music. Food was excellent, well prepared and tasty! The service was really genuine and excellent. Prices were high - $18 for a peanut curry but the portions...More

Thank dbdurango
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

As experienced traveller I wanted to have some local food and was searching for a place where locals would go to eat. Paid 20 bucks for african food (main dish + drink), what didn't taste at all. Totally overpriced... No local would go here and...More

Thank Niklas F
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We tried this to get a taste of local cuisine, but ... Lovely staff, nice atmosphere and a live band. The meat was a bit tough and the sauce not at all spicy (it was described as a spicy local dish); the croc was very...More

Thank GoldenOldie99
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is the most picturesque restaurant in Cape Town. The staff is very friendly and courteous, and the food is awesome! I had the mixed grill which included crocodile, ostrich, kudu, impala and warthog meat. What a feast! And after dinner a marimba band playing...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Solid meal (chicken), service on the beverages was slow, but we were not in any rush! Peanuts were a great snack. They kindly accommodated a birthday cake.

Thank Manj G
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Situated next to the railroad we had a good meal here. There was some live music which was ok-ish. The meal was good but not spectacular because not seasoned enough for our taste.

Thank Eveline2701
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were recommended to eat here by our hotel worker, and were not disappointed! We had the daily game special and enjoyed every morsel! Apparently it can get crowded for dinner, so come for lunch instead to beat the rush.

Thank azsmile15
Reviewed 7 February 2017

For anyone wishing to sample local fair, Mama Africa is the place to go. Great food, and complimentary peanuts and pop corn.

Thank James H
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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, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 41725
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