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The 15 Best African Restaurants Near Whitehall

Updated: July 27, 2022

Torn between tagine or pastilla? The options are endless at these African eateries in Whitehall. We analyzed the top restaurant review sites and leading food blogs for the best African spots in Whitehall. Send your taste buds on holiday to the Savanna with doro wat and glasses of Mampoer at these Whitehall eateries.

Find the perfect African restaurant

The Point Restaurant

African, $$, WhitehallAfrican, $$Whitehall
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Drelyse African Restaurant

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Forest Park East
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 best African spots in Columbus

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2020

    5 top spots in Columbus' Forest Park East neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2020

Wycliffs' Kitchen

African, $, ColumbusAfrican, $Columbus, Northern Woods
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 best African spots in Columbus

    Hoodline, 2019

Couscous House

Moroccan, $, ColumbusMoroccan, $Columbus, Maize-Morse
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Riziki Swahili Grill

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Forest Park East
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Afra Grill

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Maize-Morse
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Safina Restaurant

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Forest Park East
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Pat's Delicious

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Brandywine
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Tajine House Columbus

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

The Nile Vegan - Grandview

African, $, Grandview HeightsAfrican, $Grandview Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Shangri-La Restaurant

African, $, ColumbusAfrican, $Columbus, North Linden
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Enat Ethiopian Restaurant and Cafe

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Shady Lane
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

The Nile Vegan

African, $, ColumbusAfrican, $Columbus, Necko
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Intercontinental Restaurant

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Northern Woods
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

African Touch

African, $$, ColumbusAfrican, $$Columbus, Forest Park East
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 5.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best African restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5530 spots across Whitehall, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 161 lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Hoodline - 5 top spots in Columbus' Forest Park East neighborhood and Hoodline - 5 best African spots in Columbus. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

There are 1 African restaurants in Whitehall.

The highest-rated late-night African spot is The Point Restaurant in Whitehall.

The Point Restaurant is the highest-rated African restaurant for a quick lunch in Whitehall.

The Point Restaurant is the highest-rated African restaurant that serves breakfast in Whitehall.

The Point Restaurant is the highest-rated African restaurant that is good for groups in Whitehall.

Drink pairing tips

  • 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.


  • Pair Grenache with ewa agoyin

    A glass of something that complements the sweetness of the ewa with the fruity wine should be what you pair your ewa agoyin with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a red wine like Grenache.

  • A next-level pairing for Zinfandel

    Experts suggest pairing a beef burger with a glass of Zinfandel, a popular red wine.


Interesting facts

  • The Erfoud Date Festival

    Take a trip to Morocco during October and you’re in for a surprise. They put on the Erfoud Date Festivalaround October usually. food stands are a given.

  • The ideal pairing

    One should always compliment their food with a drink that doesn't take away from the meal. If it’s steak you’re eating, we recommend pairing it with a tea. The tannin-rich flavors of the tea won’t detract from the flavors of your steak.

  • Worth every penny?

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $3,082,610 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, bluefin tuna?

Parking information

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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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