Are you a business owner in Zimbabwe?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Zimbabwe.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to RocoMamas
Now experience has taught me that new eateries usually face some hiccups when they start operating and this delay in visiting was rather deliberate. After hearing some mixed reactions and reviews to Roco Mamas, I was optimistic that they would have settled in. The restaurant was not busy when I arrived; the mall was still welcoming the thin morning crowd. They are located on the Village walk extension which is easily accessible, highly visible but has limited parking space.
Roco Mamas is a smash burger joint that offers indoor and outdoor eating area. The Indoor space is well lit, airy and the decor is clean with a cheerful orange to brighten things up. The waiter was very polite and was kind enough to give me a rundown of their menu. Carefully explaining how they have a number of burgers on menu, but they have the unique M.Y.O option; (make your own). This is where you choose what you want to throw onto the burger roll and patties. They have over twenty interesting add-ons which include veggies, condiments and meats. Some of these are caramelised onions, chilli Mayo, bacon and a number of cheeses.
Looking at the menu, I really thought to myself these people know how to make an adventure out of food. Their menu is colourful and quirky. One gets to tick their preference, put their name/alias as well. Every offering has a funky name. The smash burger is essentially a burger made with a patty that has been smashed on the grill. There are beef, chicken and Veggie options on the menu. Other offerings are; chicken wings, Nachos, ribs (pork & beef), salads and fries. I love hamburgers and it‚Äôs a comfort to know you are in a place where they will serve genuine beef patties.
I really felt at home as I picked the classic Cheese (Smash, Aged Cheddar, Sweet Pickle, Tomato, Red Onion & RocoMayo) to which I added some extras. I also had the cheesy (turbo charged) fries. Their drinks and sweets turned out to be equally interesting. I sampled the Strawberry G-shake. They also have coffee, tea, sodas, Juice (store varieties), wines and beers. It would seem the freak shakes and waffles are the 2 sweet offerings. The freak shake is a large, dessert inspired, nothing-you‚Äôve-seen-before milkshake. It comes in Peanutology and Death by chocolate flavours.
My food turned out to be eye catching, the burger was large, unconventional and kind of busy but in an interesting way. The burger was excellent, the beef (patty) was succulent and substantial, the sweet pickle was very tasty and the cheesy fries were generously covered in cheese sauce. The portions seemed to be fair in comparison to the price. I particularly loved the g-shake and could easily have taken a second! I happily tucked in while some electronic rock played in the background. The kind of environment you can easily get used to.
Roco Mamas is open 7 days a week from 8AM to 10 pm, they do not have a Kiddies menu per se but portions can be reduced to suit the younger diners. They also have a delivery service for those who would like to enjoy from home. It is a place for genuine food lovers who want real value and is perfect if you are ever on the lookout for a unique hamburger experience. Diners should expect to spend at least $15.
You may also like
Makuwa-Kuwa RestaurantVictoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Centuries past, we're told, an inimitable Royal Drum disenchanted with its owner was lost forever when it 'jumped' into the Zambezi River. In honour of this legend, the a...
The Boma - Dinner And Drum ShowVictoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The Boma Dinner and Drum Show is more than mere eatery, it is a Victoria Falls highlight.
Khaya Nyama WomblesHarare,
If you know a little bit about Harare‚Äôs yesteryear eat-out scene you will remember Wombles restaurant. Now they are back, with a fresh new signature, Khaya Nyama Wombles. They have rebranded to operate as a steakhouse. They opened their doors a few weeks ago and have taken over the spot that was formerly occupied by Amanzi Restaurant. The spot has a fresh new look; it is ornately decorated and has a cozy inviting atmosphere plus well-kempt grounds to match.
Organikks welcomes you to customized fine dining at a fine establishment where hospitality and cuisine are elevated to art forms. With three years in the Industry, our exquisite food is specially crafted to ensure that the customer experience is harmonious from start to finish.
Oak Tree Restaurant
Oak tree Restaurant is a relatively new eatery that is located in the leafy suburb of Rolf Valley in Harare. It is nestled in a serene location and the restaurant itself is immersed in a gorgeous Eden like setting; a well kempt garden with impressive landscaping, well-manicured lawns and vibrant flowers.
Pizzazz PomonaHarare, Harare
We could write all sorts of things with big words like million statements and company profiles- but who reads that stuff anyway? We prefer to eat Pizza.If you are Pizza p...
Shearwater The Bridge CafeVictoria Falls, Zimbabwe
As the name suggests it sits on the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge and gives great views of Zimbabwe and verges of neighbouring Zambia...............
The Lookout Cafe
A visit to the Victoria Falls is incomplete without a stop at the Lookout Caf√©. This caf√© is conveniently located close to the entrance to the Falls, making it the perfect place to rest and cool down with a cold beverage after a tour of the Rainforest. The Lookout caf√© is highly rated for it offers great food and warm hospitality but the awesome view is the cherry on top!
Shearwater CafeVictoria Falls,
Victoria Falls is a visitors‚Äô paradise by virtue of its diversity in eateries and entertainment options. There is something for everyone. Shearwater also provides their...
Shearwater Elephant in the moonVictoria falls
Victoria Falls is a place of activity and adventure, and for those who would like a slower place after hours but still catch some of that beauty and magic of an African e...