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“Great Shawarma!!!! ”
Review of Chicken Capitol

Chicken Capitol
Ranked #37 of 116 Restaurants in Abuja
Cuisines: Fast food, Barbecue
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating
Lviv, Ukraine
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Shawarma!!!! ”
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

One of the best shawarmas' in Abuja. It is really good and juicy. Though the prices have increased by about 40% in the last one year. But the quality is still good. You have to wait for an hour+ which can be really exhausting. The services was below average. Try it out if you got time.

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English first
Abuja, Nigeria
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Always Recomended”
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

I've known this place for about 7 years now during my initial visits to Abuja before I was transferred to the FCT. The place had not only maintained its good standards but it had actually improved its processes.
My wife & I, and usually with some friends essentially come here for our sharwama, which we like to be creamy and spicy with chunky sausages. They make their chicken sharwama quite nice here in three sizes of small, medium and large, and I would usually find it a great task to finish the large combo sharwama (chicken sharwama with sausage) unless when quite hungry. You could also have it with fries, and you get to specify how spicy you want it and whether with cheese and/or garlic.
Sharwama is not the only thing done here though: as a fast food restaurant, you get other menu options such as local 'ofada' rice, fried/white/jollof rice, boiled beans, fried plantain, moin-moin and fried/roasted/grilled chicken, turkey and beef.
The queue/waiting process for the instantly made sharwama is impressive too: you get to see the numbers of completed orders displayed on a large screen with a chime while you sit and watch choice music videos.
And just for the topping, not many people know that you can actually call in advance to place your sharwama order; you get to pay when you arrive, and this shortens the waiting process.
Just last week I overheard a group of friends who were just leaving church ask about where to go for sharwama and I couldn't help quipping in, "Chicken Capitol."

Thank Nicholdave
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Abuja, Nigeria
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“My recent shawarma experience”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

i have always rated chicken capitol's shawarma as number 1 in Abuja, but recently, i have been disappointed not once but twice. Compared to other shawarma joints they are still good but i think the quality is dropping.
The last experience i had, i made an official complaint.

i'll still recommend it to friends thou..but they need to watch closely the quality of their shawarma

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank temitope A
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Abuja, Nigeria
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best Sharwarma in Abuja!”
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Chicken Capitol has it's own unique recipe for sharwarma and it's incredible!
The service takes a few minutes because they have to make it from scratch but it's fresh and it practically melts in your mouth with each bite!

Visited September 2012
Thank Amina_Zamani
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