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The 6 Best African Restaurants In Orlando

Updated: July 5, 2022

Have you visited these African venues in Orlando? Go for their piri piri chicken and Kunāfah - you won’t regret it! We analyzed millions of diner and expert reviews from top sites for the best African restaurants in Orlando. Sit down and feast on Jollof Rice while sipping on Amarula liquor at these Orlando venues.

Find the perfect African restaurant

Nile Ethiopian

African, $$, OrlandoAfrican, $$Orlando
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip 101, 2019

    8 Best Places To Eat In Orlando, Florida

    Trip 101, 2019

Selam Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine

African, $$, OrlandoAfrican, $$Orlando
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

TajineXpress

Moroccan, $, OrlandoMoroccan, $Orlando
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Mara

African, $$, OrlandoAfrican, $$Orlando
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Merguez Restaurant

Moroccan, $, OrlandoMoroccan, $Orlando
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Boma - Flavors of Africa

African, $$$, OrlandoAfrican, $$$Orlando
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Finding the right African restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 7242 restaurants, and 329 lists and articles from top sources like Trip 101. The restaurants you see have been featured in Trip 101 - 8 Best Places To Eat In Orlando, Florida. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

Nile Ethiopian, Selam Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine, and TajineXpress are the highest-rated African restaurants for a quick lunch in Orlando.

Nile Ethiopian and Selam Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine are the highest-rated vegan-friendly African restaurants in Orlando.

Nile Ethiopian, Selam Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine, and TajineXpress are vegetarian-friendly African restaurants in Orlando.

Nile Ethiopian, Selam Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine, and TajineXpress are the highest-rated African restaurants for take-out in Orlando.

Nile Ethiopian, Selam Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine, and TajineXpress are the highest-rated African restaurants that serve breakfast in Orlando.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take grilled fish steak to the next level

    When ordering grilled fish steak, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Prosecco, a popular sparkling wine.

  • Pair Grenache with 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.


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

    To elevate your seared tuna, papaya salad and lime chutney experience, we recommend some Sauvignon Blanc to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine highlights the flavour of the wine.

Did you know?

  • The world record from Thailand

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s African fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

  • The Erfoud Date Festival

    Don't let the Erfoud Date Festival sneak up on you. The festival, with its tasty food stands, takes place in Morocco every October.

  • A hefty price-tag

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

Parking tips

Parking in Orlando can be notoriously tough. 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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