Taste of Africa during NY African Restaurant Week

Who’s hungry?

New York African Restaurant Week 2015 (NYARW) kicked off May 31 with 23 different restaurants prepared to fill your waiting bellies.

The NYARW is an annual cultural event encouraging people of all ethnicities to expose themselves to the spices and tastes of Africa.

“Our mission is simply bringing people together to celebrate and share the best of African cuisine and culture,” according to the NYARW website.

Spanning across various locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan, majority of the restaurants listed will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu at a median price of $30.

Plan a few dates and grab these deals running May 31 to June 14.


La Caye, 35 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217; Bati, 747 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11217; Kombit Bar, 279 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217; Amarachi Prime, 189 Bridge St., Brooklyn, NY 11201; Jollof Restaurant, 1168 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11216; Bunna Cafe, 1084 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11237; Madiba, 195 Dekalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205; Cafe Rue Dix, 1451 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11216.


Farafina Cafe, 1813 Amsterdam Ave. / New York, NY 10031; Lenox Saphire, 341 Lenox Ave. / New York, NY 10027; Harlem Besame, 2070 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd., New York NY, 10027; The Cecil Harlem, 210 W 118th St., New York, NY 10026; T’Sion, 763 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10031; Ponty Bistro, 2375 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York NY; Accra Restaurant, 2065 Adam Clayton Powell / Jr. Blvd. (123rd-124th St.); Zoma, 2084 Frederick Douglass Blvd., New York, NY 10026; Queen of Sheba, 650 10th Ave. / New York, NY 10036; Tagine, 221 West 38th St., New York, NY 10018; Injera, 11 Abingdon Square, New York NY 10014; Le Souk, 510 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012; Spur Tree, 74 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002; Shrine, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd., New York, NY 10030; Le Ambassades, 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd., New York, NY 10026.

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