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Yassa African Restaurant

3511 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60653-1109
+1 773-488-5599
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“plantains” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
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3511 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60653-1109
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I loved loved loved the food. My 1st time here and 1st time having Senegalese. I had the Dibi Lamb with plantains and it was soooooo good. It was a wait for the food but its worth it as they took great care in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sherirenee12
Reviewed 15 December 2018

I've been eating at Yassa for years now, and finally realized that I've never reviewed it. Although I've eaten and enjoyed food at a number of African restaurants, I have to say that Yassa is the best West African food that I've had to date....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aapony
Reviewed 18 November 2018

I loved the plantains, rice and lamb plates. Please, when you come to Chicago, don't miss the incredible senegalese cuisine! And the family that owns the place is just AMAZING!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AnaMGonzalez
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Found this lovely restaurant online and we are so glad we came here! Our waiter Issac allowed us to try some of the delicious natural juices (my favourite was the Baobab) and he really looked after us. We started with an entree of Fataya (spicy...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Dorothy A
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We were driving along S King Drive and just happened to spot this restaurant. Very good food, decent prices and prompt service. It's quite large with some great artwork displays and seemed quite busy that weekend with couples and families as most of the patrons....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Rokesly
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere catering to all people. The food was good, even though it took a little long to be serve. I would recommend to anyone who want to try some african cuisine.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JAY R
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat. The food had a lot of flavour, and the prices were very reasonable. I'd definitely recommend this place!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank aneums3
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Found this restaurant through the Bronzeville Chamber of Commerce and wish we had known about it earlier. Excellent food--exceptional even. Lots of flavor and plentiful. Yassa Chicken one of the best I've ever tasted (including what I had had in restaurants in Senegal) and the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Cheryl094
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The location has an open and inviting atmosphere. The selection is vast and the variety has something for everyone. I tried several apps since it was my 1st visit. Everything was great, especially the eff rolls!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank WindyCityTrvlr
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to get a bite of African food since this was the closet one to us (most are located on the north side of the city). The male host was friendly and seated us immediately however the hostess wasn't as warm and welcoming....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank fallen2x
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 3511 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60653-1109
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Douglas
  • Neighbourhood: Douglas
  • Phone Number: +1 773-488-5599
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