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African Restaurants and Fufu Near Me.

Hey there Food Lover. Are you looking for the best African restaurants near Chicago? If so, you’re in the right place! African food is some of the most flavorful and unique in the world. Recently across social media Egusi, Fufu and Injera have found fame but there is so much more to try. The growing interest in African dishes, especially at Nigerian restaurants across the United States has made it easier than ever to find delicious African cooking in the Chicago Suburbs.

West African cuisine features a variety of stews and sauces, as well as delicious plantains. East African cuisine often features a variety of curries and coconut-based dishes. South African cuisine is known for its great barbeque dishes, as well as delicious soups, stews and savory pies.

For foodies looking for the best African restaurants outside of Chicago, there are many great options. We’ve asked around and done some tasting to put together this article for you.

So, if you’re looking for a taste of Africa, here goes!


Nigerian, South African, Senegalese and Ethiopian Restaurants across the suburbs

African Food Factory & Grill in Homewood

Address: 18201 Dixie Hwy ste b, Homewood, IL 60430
Phone: 708-960-4166

Abis Kitchen (inside Abis Market) in Romeoville

Address: 101 W Romeo Rd, Romeoville, IL 60446
Phone: 815-905-3110

Abundant Restaurant in Calumet City

Address: 1509 Sibley Blvd, Calumet City, IL 60409
Phone: 708-933-0742

Bisi Restaurant - Nigerian cuisine in Schaumburg

Address: 853 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Phone: 847-466-5425

Okapi Bistro in Bloomingdale

Address: 369 W Army Trail Rd Unit 11, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Phone: 630-283-0325

Pie Boss - South African Pastries in Aurora

Address: 1649 Montgomery Rd, Aurora, IL 60504
Phone: (630) 898-3448

The Tribe Kitchen & Grill in Calumet City

Address: 686B River Oaks Dr, Calumet City, IL 60409
Phone: 708-933-0600

WeCook Kitchens in Plano

Address: 1 E Main St, Plano, IL 60545
Phone: 630-273-2486


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