Mombasa is a coastal city and one of the greatest hubs in cuisine and coastal culture in Kenya.
Mombasa is also the largest city along the coastal strip of kenya so that means many of the foods you will be able to get.
MOMBASA OLD TOWN.
This is the heart and soul of the city.
The old town is a region in the town that still has the ancient arab architecture and also traditions.
Visiting old town during the eavining hours will allow you to sample the various foods by the vendors such as fried potatoes, a unique rice cake that contains coconuts and also different flavours and varieties of bread.
The old town market allows for you to sample these foods in a cheap and clean environment.
You can also stand by and watch as the chefs prepare your food for you.
A budget of USD 5 will be enough for you to sample a wide variety of foods.
Another very good place to visit is the beaches, both private and public beaches.
Since Mombasa has tropical beaches, it has nice weather throughout the year when you can visit the beaches and enjoy.
The beaches however are not just for recreationsl activities such as swimming, you are very likely to be treated to foods made by the coast.
Some of these foods include, roasted Irish, fried or boiled octopus and also crisps made from cassava.
For the octopi, you will witness the fisherman bring the fish and then prepare it and leave it for the chef to bring flavours out of it.
This is a delightful experience to anyone who enjoys sea foods.
Mombasa is not lacking in hotels.
Here you can enjoy the local foods commonly enjoyed bythe people there.
There are a lot of options for you from traditional vegetables to coconut rice that is simply sumptious.