This is a list of the best Italian restaurants in Nairobi. The list focuses on renowned restaurants that offer exceptional services and a wide range of tasty Italian delicacies.
In no particular order, here is a list of the best Italian restaurants in Nairobi.
1. La Terrazza Restaurant
La Terrazza is an authentic restaurant where guests get authentic and flavorful Italian cuisine paired with wine from the heart of Italy.
Location: 4th Floor, Greenhouse Mall, Along Ngong Road.
Contact: 0748 101 503.
2. La Salumeria Restaurant
The restaurant offers tasty Italian delicacies and is highly acclaimed for delicious Italian Pasta and exotic Italian wines.
Location: Dhanjay Apartments, Valley Arcade
Contact: 0796 088 520.
Mediterraneo is a chain of restaurants with branches in Gigiri and Junction Mall located along Ngong Road. The Italian essence has been incorporated in every detail of the restaurants. They offer creative Italian menus and selected wine list.
Contacts: 0728 855 100, 0734 845 077, 0725 547 800.
4. Lucca Restaurant
The restaurant embraces a palate of fresh Italian flavor serving freshly prepared dishes from the a la carte menu in a luxurious and cosy dining.
Location: Villa Rosa Kempinski, Chiromo Road.
Contact: 0703 049 000.
5. Osteria Del Chianti
Osteria Del Chianti is well known for delicious Italian homemade pasta, pizza, fish, seafood, ice cream and other Italian delicacies. They have branches in the CBD, Lenana Road and Gigiri.
Contacts: 0724 277 332, 0701 570 461.
6. Mambo Italia
Mambo Italia has three branches located in Westlands, Lavington and Garden City. All the branches offer great space, whether for a quick expresso, a business lunch or a family dinner.
Contact: 0709 670 000.
7. Colosseum Restaurant
The restaurant offers an elegant and authentic Italian dining experience and mainly specialises in Italian cuisine, pizzas, pastries and coffee.
Location: Two Rivers Mall.
Contact: 0791 496 894.
8. La Dolce Vita Restaurant
La Dolce Vita serves authentic Italian cuisine such as homemade pasta, seafood, meat dishes and other delicious specialities.
Location: Muthaiga Shopping Centre, Limuru Road.
Contacts: 0722 624 100, 0734 291 670.
9. Sugo Restaurant
Sugo takes pride in offering Italian cuisine which is based on simple delicious combinations of the freshest available ingredients and the authentic taste of Italian food across the region.
Location: Sarit Centre, Karuna Road.
Contact: 0701 201 201.
10. Matteo’s Restaurant
Matteo’s is an authentic Italian restaurant that is renowned for delicious Italian artisan pizza.
Contact: +254 110 089 333
11. Caffe Concerto
Caffe Concerto specialises in fresh homemade Italian specialities. You can drop by for lunch, dinner or an afternoon snack.
Location: Kirichwa Road.
Contact: 0716 910 963.
The restaurant is located in the quiet and cosy environment of Shalom House, along Daniel Comboni Road.. It serves tasty Italian cuisine accompanied by the finest wines.
Contact: 0717 572 261.
13. Toranj Restaurant
Toranj Restaurant serves a combination of Persian, Turkish and Italian dishes.
Contacts: 0795 700 700, 0795 800 800.
14. La Cascina
It is an authentic Italian restaurant and gelateria that offers a wide array of Italian delicacies and exotic wines.
Location: The Hub Karen.
Contact: 0705 469 427.
15. Trattoria Restaurant
It is a family-run restaurant that offers typical Italian antipasti, homemade fresh pasta, pizza or delicious seafood, chargrill and Italian patisseries.
Location: Kaunda Street, Off Wabera Street.
Contacts: 0799 739 679, 020 224 0205.