MostBest Seattle | African

It could take you hours to decide which African restaurant is the best. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.

With specialties from all different parts of the vast continent, these African restaurants are sure to please both those new to the cuisine and those who know just how incredible it is.


via La Teranga

via La Teranga

At La Teranga, the personable chef and owner will make you feel welcome, even if you’ve never had Senegalese food before. With specialties like Bouye Juice (pronounced “bwee”), which is made from the fruit of the baobob tree, this hidden gem offers dishes you won’t find anywhere in Seattle.

We Love Their: Lamb Mafe, Bouye Juice, Vegetarian Couscous

4903 Rainier Ave S
(206) 725-1188
No Website


via Cederberg Tea House

via Cederberg Tea House

If you’ve never been to a South African tea house, you have to get to Cederberg. Although this place specializes in café items like coffee, tea, and baked goods, they also have some pretty delicious lunch foods, including toasted sandwiches, triangle-cut tea sandwiches, and their famous Sausage Rolls, made with a pork and beef filling.

We Love Their: Malva Pudding, Rooibos Tea Latte, Sausage Rolls

1417 Queen Anne Ave N
(206) 285-1352


via Safari Njema Restaurant

via Safari Njema Restaurant

Safari Njema Restaurant has flavors of Kenya right here in Seattle. If you want to try some truly fresh and delicious fish, get the Deep Fried Tilapia. Like every other main course at Safari, it comes with your choice of two sides. The portions are generous and the food is amazing–it’s difficult to decide between taking some home or finishing it right then.

We Love Their: Deep Fried Tilapia, Collard Greens, Veggie Entree

5041 Rainier Ave S
(206) 723-3058
No Website