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The 7 Best African Restaurants In Baltimore

Updated: October 22, 2021

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

Find the perfect African restaurant

Mary's Catering & African Restaurant

African, WalthersonAfricanBaltimore, Waltherson
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Tabor Ethiopian Restaurant

African, $, DowntownAfrican, $Baltimore, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Nando's Peri-Peri

African, $$, Inner HarborAfrican, $$Baltimore, Inner Harbor
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Char'd City

Italian, $$, Harford-Echodale - Perring ParkwayItalian, $$Baltimore, Harford-Echodale - Perring Parkway
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Dukem Ethiopian Restaurant

African, $$, Mid-Town BelvedereAfrican, $$Baltimore, Mid-Town Belvedere
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Saviour African Food Restaurant and Catering

African, $$, Belair-EdisonAfrican, $$Baltimore, Belair-Edison
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Kuramo Restaurant

African, $$, WalthersonAfrican, $$Baltimore, Waltherson
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right African restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 127 lists and articles from top sources like , 5440 Baltimore restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These spots have been featured in . 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. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Grenache with your 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 Chardonnay with hake and shellfish

    A nice white wine that will bring the most out of the rich flavors of your hake and shellfish would be Chardonnay.

  • The ideal pairing for grilled fish steak

    When having grilled fish steak, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Prosecco, a popular sparkling wine.

Did you know?

  • Worth the big bucks

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  • A traditional dish

    zigni is a local favorite in Eritrea, and it’s so tasty because it’s made with berbere spice stew!

  • The ideal pairing

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

Parking in the area

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. 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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