MostBest Baltimore | African

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

Have a little taste of the huge African continent without having to cross the Atlantic! From South African favorites to Senegalese delicacies, your tastebuds will be buzzing with excitement.


via Flickr user Marcia Cabral de Moura

via Flickr user Marcia Cabral de Moura

Nando’s PERi-PERi is the best of the best when it comes to African cuisine in Baltimore. It combines South African traditional flavors and gives them a Portuguese flair, creating completely unique and exciting tastes that will make you delight in every bite.

We Love Their: Macho Peas

421 West Baltimore St
(443) 681-3675


Tam Tam Restaurant combines authentic African cuisine with a homey atmosphere. This hidden gem isn’t just a delicious restaurant, it’s also a cultural hub where traditional music plays and dancing is highly encouraged! Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this place is definitely a must try.

We Love Their: Lamb Chops with Plantains

5722 York Rd
(410) 435-1221
No Website


Diamalaye is a local favorite and serves up some of the freshest and most authentic Senegalese cuisine we’ve had the pleasure of eating. Every bite is bursting with flavor, and although we may not want to share while we’re here, this place is too good to keep a secret.

We Love Their: Grilled Tilapia, Braised Chicken and Fried Plantain, Lamb

327 N Eutaw St
(410) 528-8292
No Website