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Fatima's Cafe

43 W Boylston St, Worcester, MA 01605-1264
+1 508-762-9797
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“samosas” (10 reviews)
“chapatti” (6 reviews)
“spicy lentil” (4 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
43 W Boylston St, Worcester, MA 01605-1264
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

and the food was superb. The ugali with sukuma was divine. The samosas were light and flavorful. Everything was cooked fresh with care. The service was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was unpretentious. Another reviewer described the restaurant as hiding in plain site, and that...More

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Fatima's is one of those hiding in plain sight kind of places that you would not be likely to try unless someone clued you in. If you are looking for atmosphere, this is not your place. But if you are looking for a truly fine,...More

Thank karylj2000
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went to Fatima to have a VIGI lunch necause my son is a vigi. So it is important to know about this place, because there r just few places in Worcester that vigi can eat. It is avery simple place, authentic, the service was...More

Thank NavaIsrael
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Finally tried this hole in the wall after always driving by and reading the reviews. It was awesome! The food is so flavorful and the staff couldn't be nicer. I went on my lunch break- service was quick and the man working there was so...More

Thank PaperLimes
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Have you seen kids eating veggies and asking for more? I never had. Until today. My 4 year old just kept on eating mixed veggies and spicy lentils. I was speechless with the freshness of the bread and the freshness of the dinner plates. We...More

Thank Dilyan P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Not much to look at from the outside, but what a place. We are visiting from NYC and staying nearby and we wanted to meet friends from Lexington for dinner. A perfect choice. Delicious food and a very friendly waiter/owner who took lots of time...More

Thank carolynwc
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We've been meaning to go for a while. It's close to another favorite of ours. Why did we not go sooner? Well, we will certainly go again. It's very good. The samosas (definitely try all 3) are as good as I have eaten. The flavors...More

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for the first time for dinner and it was amazing food! Great fresh veggies and spices, and the chai tea was delicious. The owners were very nice and came over to make recommendations

Thank sophieeeeeew
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This place was so yummy! The staff was sweet and I love how they had vegan options. My 1 year old toddler loved the lentils and everything was seasoned to perfection. I can't wait to go back!! My while family loved the spot. Truly a...More

Thank Khadejah B
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

A true hidden gem in Worcester. We were greeted by a very friendly server who made great recommendations as what to order. I had the Traditional East African Dinner Plate with the chapatti, eggplant and cauliflower, and chicken. The chapatti bread came out fresh and...More

Thank Katy6190
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Darshana S
27 September 2017|
Response from Timothy D | Reviewed this property |
Why not call them? 508-762-9797 p.s. Their Samosas are really good!
1 April 2017|
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Response from Timothy D | Reviewed this property |
Not wanting to contradict, but yes it IS BYOB . . . we have BOOB a few times.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 W Boylston St, Worcester, MA 01605-1264
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-762-9797
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