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“Best Tilapia Fish in Kenya”
Review of Tilapia Beach

Tilapia Beach
Ranked #6 of 40 Restaurants in Kisumu
Cuisines: African
Description: This one is listed on Google maps - On Lake Victoria Kisumu. It has amazing food and is a terrific location so I'd like to review and recommend. Unfortunately most businesses in Kenya have no online presence.
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Description: This one is listed on Google maps - On Lake Victoria Kisumu. It has amazing food and is a terrific location so I'd like to review and recommend. Unfortunately most businesses in Kenya have no online presence.
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Ok, this place has an unfair advantage as they can access the freshest fish! The size of the Tilapia is too huge for one. The Tilapia is really tasty and prepared with natural ingredients. It is a must go if in Kisumu.

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Thank DennisKeya
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

When you first reach the Tilapia Beach road you are greeted by many smaller restaurants with beckoning waiters, however the main 'Tilapia Beach' restaurant is further down the very bumpy road. There is loads of space and outdoor seating however the name is misleading as there is a concrete wall between you and the lake, and so hence no actual beach here. We asked to see a menu but we were told they only had fish (Tilapia) with either chips or ugali, which was fine for us as we had gone there to try the fish on reading the reviews, but if you didn't like fish then there were no alternatives. The service was friendly but on the slow side and the food did take ages to be served but it was worth the wait. (But you're in Kenya so this is the norm.) You do get a good view across the lake and you can watch the planes landing at Kisumu airport on the other side.

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1  Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Well, this is a cheap, no frills, economies-of-scale kind of eating place. For a local like me, the food (tilapia) remains delicious. Forget about ambiance, service and other such frills. The name of the game here is fairly good food at the lowest possible cost to the customer for the greatest gain to the hotelier.
Be prepared as there are actually several hoteliers generally under one roof and each will want to sell to you. Once they sell to you, the focus is on securing the next sale rather than keeping tabs at you. It takes getting used to this place and an overwhelming focus on your meal to enjoy.

1  Thank Rapenda
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

tilapia beach has one of the best made tilapia...its a great place with full view of the fresh lake victoria...located within the cbd and so easily accessible!!!
It has plenty of outside seating and is right on the lake. They offer chicken and other meats, but who would want that when you have fish available????

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1  Thank zeeh j
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

Great place to get your classic Kenyan lakeside treat. Whole fish served with ugali, rice and veggies. Eaten with your hands (plenty of hand washing provided).

Best for lunch, at night there are too many mosquitoes! Don't expect anything too fancy.

Thank kalieg
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