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The 9 Best African Restaurants In San Diego

Updated: October 10, 2022

Have you visited these African venues in San Diego? Go for their piri piri chicken and Kunāfah - you won’t regret it! We analyzed the top restaurant review sites and leading food blogs for the best African spots in San Diego. Sit down and feast on Jollof Rice while sipping on Amarula liquor at these San Diego venues.

Find the perfect African restaurant

Medina Moroccan-Baja Kitchen

African, $$, North ParkAfrican, $$San Diego, North Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021

Muzita Abyssinian Bistro

African, $$, University HeightsAfrican, $$San Diego, University Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Fatuma's Restaurant

African, $, Fox CanyonAfrican, $San Diego, Fox Canyon
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Faridas Somalian Cuisine

African, $, Ridgeview-WebsterAfrican, $San Diego, Ridgeview-Webster
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Flavors of East Africa

African, $$, University HeightsAfrican, $$San Diego, University Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

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    CultureTrip, 2017

Cafe Royale

African, $, RolandoAfrican, $San Diego, Rolando
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

African Spices

African, $, San DiegoAfrican, $San Diego
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

GIHON Ethiopian Kitchen

African, $$, North ParkAfrican, $$San Diego, North Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Red Sea Ethiopian Restaurant

African, $, Fairmount VillageAfrican, $San Diego, Fairmount Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best African restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 10162 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in San Diego and 624 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what CultureTrip and Eater had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In City Heights, San Diego and Eater - Where to Brunch Right Now in San Diego 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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