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The 10 Best African Restaurants in Seattle

Updated: November 23, 2020

Looking for the best African food in Seattle? We did the heavy lifting for you by assessing all the best review sites to find the 10 best African restaurants in Seattle. Find everything you need to know about the best African restaurants in Seattle below.

Jebena Cafe

African · $17 avg main dish
Seattle, Victory Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Meskel Ethiopian Restaurant

African · $11 avg main dish
Seattle, Garfield
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Cafe Avole

$11 avg main dish
Seattle, Brighton
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Itto's Tapas

Moroccan · Spanish · $12 avg main dish
Seattle, Junction
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Salare

African · $22 avg main dish
Seattle, Ravenna
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Zagol Ethiopian Restaurant

Seattle, Garfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Cafe Selam

African · $12 avg main dish
Seattle, Garfield
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Safari Njema Restaurant

African
Seattle, Columbia City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Amy's Merkato

Ethiopian · Mediterranean · $11 avg main dish
Seattle, Hillman City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Good Neighbor Cafe

$11 avg main dish
Seattle, Minor
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Why is this list better than others?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 4854 restaurants, and 1116 lists and articles from top sources like Lyft, Lyft and Lyft. Yes, we even looked at Lyft - Most Visited African Restaurants in Columbia City, Seattle, Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited African Restaurants in Seattle and Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited African Restaurants in Seattle to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your hake and shellfish

    Experts suggest pairing a hake and shellfish with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.


  • Grenache with your ewa agoyin

    When considering how to best enjoy your ewa agoyin, we would highlight how well a glass of Grenache complements the dish as it complements the sweetness of the ewa with the fruity wine.


Factoids

  • Amazing African in Lagos

    Lagos, Nigeria is the proud home of the annual Lagos Street Food Festival, held every October, celebrating everything that is good about African.

  • The traditional palm butter sauce

    Making palm butter sauce, often paired with goat, has been a long-held tradition in Liberia.

Parking tips

Finding parking in Seattle can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for a parking spot easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting edge digital parking reservation system called SpotHero, enabling you to book a spot in advance when visiting your selected African restaurant.

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