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Paula's Place

314 Samora Machel Ave/Cnr Glenara Ave | Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 4 497 950
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (51 reviews)
“prawns” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (8 reviews)
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European, Portuguese
314 Samora Machel Ave/Cnr Glenara Ave | Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday

Good food, but need to up the service levels. The waitress was forgetting things just not in the groove and yet the place is o, great parking good security, free wifi

Thank Noma N
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review. All patron's opinions are important to Paula's Place. Kind regards Paula.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very Afro portuguese restaurant in a very accesible part of the city right at Samora Machel. The ambience is very agreeable with outdoor and indoor seating.The chourico appetiser and the Baby chicken as main course were really liked by my husband. The Hake...More

Thank sahayshw
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate you making time to write a review about Paula's Place as well as rating us. Its all about making our patrons happy, and when we do achieve that it puts a spring in our step and makes our job it all worth...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service not great - received the wrong food order. Waiter not attentive at all and it wasn’t busy by any means Couldn’t fault the food - basic, but good

Thank Sophia S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Fresh food which tasted good. Good environment for an intimate dinner or a big party. Clean bathrooms. The plate however looked a bit plain as I had fries and ribs - a bit of colour could be added, i.e. few veggies (carrot strips/few string beans)....More

Thank pc374
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to rate us and to write a review about us. Our customers are the back bone of our business and therefore their valuable opinions are so very important to us. Noted your constructive criticism and will try and...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Good food if not the best,well groomed staff.they have kids menu including ribs,nuggets .what a place to be

Thank codza
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Can't go wrong. Well trained staff and excellent service. If you're craving piripiri chicken you get what it says on the box plus lots of flavour and always cold drinks. Great place to satisfy your appetite and prices are reasonable.More

Thank Acaciapc
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thanks a million for the excellent review and rating, It makes us happy to know we have happy patrons, because they are the back bone of our business.... We try our best to maintain or improve our standards and our food. Thanks we appreciate you...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Arrived at the restaurant 6pm. Ordered from the specials board. Great value for money for two whole fish salad and chips cost $15. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Atmosphere was good.

Thank LaurenMac2011
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for making time to review and rate us, it is very much appreciated! Kind regards Paula.

Reviewed 26 January 2018

Guys, although I also go to Coimbra, still the service is much better at Paula's, they're much more attentive.... the place itself is much more fun to sit it, while in Coimbra people are smoking and you feel it all around you, at Paula's having...More

Thank Yudyud123
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you so very much for the great review and rating it made our day. We love to get positive feed back it makes our efforts so worth while...... You cannot compare Paula's Place chicken to Coimbra 's chicken, because we braii our chicken on...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

First time visitor to Paula's and will definitely be going back again. The peri peri chicken was utterly delicious. 👍

Thank D511UYolivierb
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Good day to you. We are thrilled you enjoyed our chicken, and hope you will visit us more often and try our other yummy dishes..... Thank you for making the time to review and rate us-it is very much appreciated! Paula.

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The staff are incredible! We were greeted within seconds and were checked on by 4 different waitstaff. The manager came by to say hi and introduce himself at the beginning and at the end Paula asked us how the food was. We were disappointed that...More

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paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Sincere thanks from myself and my staff for taking the time to share your opinion and for giving us a great rating. It is positive feed back of this nature,that make our efforts all worth while......We en-devour to give you good service and good food...More

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31 July 2017|
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Response from Jonnyid | Reviewed this property |
Not necessarily, it will guarantee a place but there is a lot of room both inside and out so it's up to you. Can always call them direct.
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8 May 2016|
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Response from Pam C | Reviewed this property |
Haven't a clue! As wine bottles are not corked anymore why then is a corkage fee charged at all?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
11:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Samora Machel Ave/Cnr Glenara Ave | Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Harare Province  >  Harare
  • Phone Number: +263 4 497 950
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A place home from home with good portuguese food, and chicken cooked on the charcoal. ( just like it should be.......)
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