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2130 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1311
+1 510-981-8028
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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356 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Directly across the street from the UC campus, this cozy spot has both a limited menu and limited seating -- two tables for four plus a few stools at a counter inside, a couple of little tables outside. The food is freshly made -- meat or veggies on skewers, grilled corn on the cob, salad Jamaican patties. A choice of... More 

Thank Sandy S
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Food: Really liked the fire grilled chicken skewers and Suya sauce. However I ordered Jerk seasoning (hot) and received Suya seasoning (medium spice) instead. The portion size on the skewers is inconsistent and could have been larger. The corn is also grilled and sweet and you get a whole ear. It could be better if it were hot off the... More 

Thank Ganmaw
Richmond, California
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

I wanted something different along the lines of fish. I googled African dishes and found this restaurant. Let me clarify this restaurant sells foods from West Africa and the Caribbean. My friend and I chose the talipes meal with veggies and a side. I had mine with Suya sauce which is mild while my friend had the jerk which is... More 

Thank Morvant
Tyler, Texas
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

I was in san Francisco for a meeting. I was looking for some African cuisine and found this African-Caribbean grill . I went to the Oakland location. I am African and married to a Jamaican- so I know what real African /Caribbean cuisine taste like. I have been to Kingston and sample their jerk chicken. What I like about this... More 

Thank 1Chris_N_11
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334 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

Suya genuinely fits the "hole in the wall" description. This unassuming establishment on Oxford Street in downtown Berkeley serves African--Caribbean food which is tasty, probably authentic and certainly plentiful. My wife had a vegetable plate while I had beef, spicy. There's enough variety on the menu to maintain interest. There are just a few tables, several outside if the weather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2130 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-981-8028

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?