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The 13 Best African Restaurants Near Duluth

Updated: July 5, 2022

Love a good ‘braai’ and malva pudding? Then you should know Duluth boasts some great African dining options. We analyzed the top review sites with millions of diner and expert reviews to find Duluth’s top African spots. Send your taste buds on holiday to the Savanna with doro wat and glasses of Mampoer at these Duluth eateries.

Find the perfect African restaurant

The Island Grill

African, $$, DuluthAfrican, $$Duluth
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Serbea Living African Restaurant

African, $$, DuluthAfrican, $$Duluth
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Southern Suya

African, $, DuluthAfrican, $Duluth
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Tastee Afrikana

African, $, DuluthAfrican, $Duluth
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Ethiopiques Cafe and Restaurant

African, $$, Johns CreekAfrican, $$Johns Creek
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Thrillist, 2021

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    Thrillist, 2021

Grand Lekki Cafe

African, $$, NorcrossAfrican, $$Norcross
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Sanbra Restaurant

African, $$, LawrencevilleAfrican, $$Lawrenceville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Village Bar And Restaurant

African, $, LawrencevilleAfrican, $Lawrenceville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Cafe Songhai

African, $$, Peachtree CornersAfrican, $$Peachtree Corners
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Divine Breeze

African, $$, LilburnAfrican, $$Lilburn
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 3.5

Imperial Fez Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge

Moroccan, $$$, NorcrossMoroccan, $$$Norcross
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Kingsway Restaurant & Bar

African, $$, NorcrossAfrican, $$Norcross
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Tropical Cuisine

African, $$, DoravilleAfrican, $$Doraville
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best African restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 15738 restaurants in Duluth, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 863 lists and articles from experts at Thrillist and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Thrillist - The 14 Best Restaurants in the Atlanta Suburbs. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

The Island Grill, Serbea Living African Restaurant, and Tastee Afrikana are the highest-rated African restaurants for take-out in Duluth.

There are 4 African restaurants in Duluth.

The Island Grill and Tastee Afrikana are the highest-rated African restaurants that is good for groups in Duluth.

The highest-rated African restaurants for delivery in Duluth are The Island Grill, Serbea Living African Restaurant, and Southern Suya.

The Island Grill, Serbea Living African Restaurant, and Southern Suya are the highest-rated African restaurants for a quick lunch in Duluth.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for hake and shellfish

    When having hake and shellfish, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Go for Grenache with ewa agoyin

    To elevate your ewa agoyin experience, we recommend some Grenache to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this red wine complements the sweetness of the ewa with the fruity wine.

  • Sauvignon Blanc and seared tuna, papaya salad and lime chutney


    When considering how to best enjoy your seared tuna, papaya salad and lime chutney, we would highlight how well a glass of Sauvignon Blanc complements the dish as it highlights the flavour of the wine.


Did you know?

  • October = African festival

    If you’re a big fan of African, then you should definitely consider visiting the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festivale in California, The United States

  • A killer pairing

    did you know that they make mbege by fermenting bananas mixed with porridge? We learn something new everyday!

  • A traditional dish

    The delicious, renowned dish wul Medames needs to be had if you take a trip to Egypt!

Parking info

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Duluth. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen African spot.

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