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The 14 Best African Restaurants Near Scottdale

Updated: July 5, 2022

Love a good ‘braai’ and malva pudding? Then you should know Scottdale boasts some great African dining options. We analyzed the top restaurant review sites and leading food blogs for the best African spots in Scottdale. Send your taste buds on holiday to the Savanna with doro wat and glasses of Mampoer at these Scottdale eateries.

Find the perfect African restaurant

Prima Injera Restaurant

African, $$, ScottdaleAfrican, $$Scottdale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Lalibela Cafe

African, $, ScottdaleAfrican, $Scottdale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Piassa

African, $, ScottdaleAfrican, $Scottdale
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Abyssinia Cafe And Restaurant

African, ClarkstonAfricanClarkston
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2022

    The 10 Essential Clarkston Restaurants

    Eater, 2022

African Palace

African, Stone MountainAfricanStone Mountain
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Sodere: Ethiopian Sports Cafe & Restaurant

African, $$, Stone MountainAfrican, $$Stone Mountain
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Peri Peri Chicken

African, $, DecaturAfrican, $Decatur
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Le Nouveau Maquis

African, $$, Stone MountainAfrican, $$Stone Mountain
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Mela Ethiopian Kitchen

African, $$, DecaturAfrican, $$Decatur
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.0

Meskel Ethiopian Restaurant

African, $$, Stone MountainAfrican, $$Stone Mountain
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Mina's Kitchen

African, $$, Stone MountainAfrican, $$Stone Mountain
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Ledet Restaurant

African, $$, ClarkstonAfrican, $$Clarkston
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Tropical Cuisine

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

The African Grill

African, $$, Stone MountainAfrican, $$Stone Mountain
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best African restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 15738 restaurants, and 863 lists and articles from top sources like Eater. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - The 10 Essential Clarkston Restaurants. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Prima Injera Restaurant and Piassa are the highest-rated African restaurants that is good for groups in Scottdale.

Prima Injera Restaurant, Lalibela Cafe, and Piassa are the highest-rated African restaurants for take-out in Scottdale.

Prima Injera Restaurant, Lalibela Cafe, and Piassa are the highest-rated African restaurants for a quick lunch in Scottdale.

Prima Injera Restaurant, Lalibela Cafe, and Piassa are the highest-rated African restaurants that serve breakfast in Scottdale.

Piassa is the highest-rated African restaurant for a date night in Scottdale.

Drink pairing tips

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

    For an elevated experience, pair your seared tuna, papaya salad and lime chutney with Sauvignon Blanc. This combination works particularly well because this white wine highlights the flavour of the wine.


  • The perfect match for ewa agoyin

    Experts recommend pairing a ewa agoyin with a glass of Grenache, a popular red wine.

  • Pair Sauvignon Blanc with pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    having pork ribs with a barbecue rub and not sure white wine to drink with it? Go for Sauvignon Blanc. Its acidicflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Did you know?

  • The first ever Arabica coffee

    Arabica coffee has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Ethiopia. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

  • What Tanzania drinks

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Tanzania be sure to sample the local mbege one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • Celebrating African

    Did you know that every year in October foodies in Lagos, Nigeria celebrate their passion for African? The Lagos Street Food Festivalis held annually.


Parking info

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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