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La Marina

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Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
+254 20 2434726
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Lund, Sweden
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My judgement of four is for the food. For arrangement: I asked the restaurant to fix 65 persons. Alice is the most wonderful host, giving everything she has to make your evening the best. 5 stars. The food was nice. The best I have had so far in Mombasa, Lobsters grilled to perfection Still, you know, not much of a... More 

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Thank Ditte M
Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The directions to the Restaurant not clearly marked. However, a great location serving Italian and Sea food

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Thank Sanjeet S
Mombasa, Kenya
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We were a large group, so had done booking in advance. The day was just perfect for a lunch near the ocean and the place was just amazing. The view of the creek, nice cool breeze and the outdoors :) The food was just perfect... calamari rings, prawns, oysters, fish, chicken wings, penne pasta... It took some time but worth... More 

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Thank Zulfikar H
Norfolk
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Again we had a fantastic lunch with four friends. Wonderful food and great service. This place cannot be faulted. My favorite restaurant on the Kenyan Coast

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Thank IanGG
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387 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Went with a group and had fresh grilled red snapper for main course. Very nicely cooked and presented. Good wine, ambience good and waiters professional.

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Thank 165854
Horsham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Had lunch for four people. Four main meals and drinks. Steak with pepper sauce and sides - well cooked. 1500 ks Steak with mustard sauce and sides - well cooked. 1500 ks Calamari as a light main meal with fries (300ks) total meal 680ks Chicken served with rice 1420ks Tusker beers x4 Coke x 2 Sprite x2 Meal total 6880ks... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

As many others have said: great location, good menu and good cooking, right down by the creek. My only complaint is the music - just turn it off completely and let guests enjoy the sounds of nature: the coast breeze through the palms, the birds, the waves lapping, etc. The place does not need to have need a DJ (leave... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the place and the food. Though kind of pricey I enjoyed the view and the breez from the sea. The service was great

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1 Thank Daido A
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Never seen a place like that in Kenya beautiful location clean and quite sea food was delicious those people can cook definitely will come back again it was 👌

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lamarinarestaurant, Public Relations Manager at La Marina, responded to this review

Thank you so much Kiango, we appreciate your awesome comments and glad that you had a memorable experience at La Marina restaurant Mtwapa. We always try to maintain high quality food standard and are delighted that we met your expectations.Will surely look forward to your next visit. More 

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Best place i ever seen in Kenya what I liked most is the location beautiful clean and quite. Food was delicious those people can cook had very nice coffee. Definitely will come back 👌👌

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lamarinarestaurant, Public Relations Manager at La Marina, responded to this review

Thank you so much Kipingu2016.We are humbled by your good comments and the best words to describe La Marina restaurant. We are grateful to the fact that you enjoyed every bit of your dining with us including the location,ambiance , food and coffee. We look forward to your next visit. Regards, More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$55
Cuisine
Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mtwapa 80109, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Mtwapa
  • Phone Number: +254 20 2434726

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?