Top 10 Food Places in Nairobi which are Cheap Yet Tasty!

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Traveling to Kenya for safaris can be a bit expensive, especially with the added cost of fancy restaurants and hotels. If you’re a foodie on a budget, don’t worry because we’ve got you covered!

Nairobi has plenty of cheap food options that will leave your taste buds asking for more. Here are some of them:

  1. Kilimanjaro Jamia

Named after East Africa’s pride, this place is known for its freshly made and authentic Kenyan food. You can also find vegetarian-friendly meals here.

Price range: $5 – $10

  1. K’Osewe Ranalo Foods

This place is perfect for proper meals at any time of the day. The African food is absolutely worth the price and is scrumptious.

Price range: $5 – $10

  1. Sno Cream

Here’s something for your sweet-tooth! Sno Cream will satisfy all your sweet ice cream cravings in the most affordable way. The attractive décor and the huge array of colored and yummy ice creams will make you want to come for more.

Price range: $6 – $12


  1. BBQ Kitchen

The name says it all. Enjoy all three meals plus night drinks made by professional bartenders. It is known for its extensive range of BBQ items that hail from different cuisines such as Indian, British, and Arabic.

Price range: $10 – $1



If you’re on a budget and are craving for those soft, buttery, and flaky croissants, then look no further. BROOD serves the best baked savory and sweet items in the town! The authentic Dutch savories and African sweets are a must-try.

Price range: $3 – $15


  1. Pete’s Café and Burrito Haven

The chefs prepare delicious meals throughout the day and impress their foreign guests by using the freshest ingredients in town. The restaurant offers exclusive Mexican cuisine and is also vegan-friendly.

Price range: $6 – $10


  1. Teriyaki Japan

Swing by this cute authentic Japanese and select from a range of freshly cooked meals. It is the first Japanese food spot located in a calm, quiet vicinity so you can enjoy the food in a clean environment. From sushi to ramen, they have it all.

Price range: $5 – $10


  1. Greenview Restaurant

If you’ve been craving hearty and finger-licking burgers and fast foods, then Greenview Restaurant is your spot! Open for all three meals of the day; you can even enjoy American-style pancakes here!

Price range: $5 – $10


  1. Diamond Plaza Food Court

Be it breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or late-night snacks, this Indian restaurant offers multiple dishes at each time of the day and never lets anyone leave disappointed. Spicy, authentic, and extremely flavorful, the chefs here know how to keep the customers hooked for more!

Price range: $5 – $10


  1. Gyros 2 Go

Looking for something on the go? This place offers the juiciest and most flavorful gyros in Nairobi. Quick, yum, and pocket-friendly, the perfect combo!

Price range: $6 – $13


So, what are you waiting for? Enjoy delicious meals at these affordable restaurants in Nairobi!

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