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Merkato 55 - CLOSED

55 Gansevoort Street, New York City, NY 10014
+1 212-255-8555
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good31%
  • Average39%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
28 Feb 2009
“Good pan-African food.”
16 Aug 2008
“a little meat packing districtish but the food was actually good. i don't like lamb and i liked it here. wines from...”
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55 Gansevoort Street, New York City, NY 10014
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Reviewed 1 March 2009

Good pan-African food.

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Reviewed 17 August 2008

a little meat packing districtish but the food was actually good. i don't like lamb and i liked it here. wines from south africa were good.

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Reviewed 11 August 2008

Loved it! Unique and delicious flavors.

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Reviewed 5 August 2008

Okay, I readily admit I know close to nothing about African food. However, I do have some experience with South American/Afro food as it is prepared in Brazil and the Carribean. I felt that the Brazillian influenced dishes were excellent and traditionally prepared. How they...More

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 22 June 2008

It was good, not great. Cool room, interesting menu, but really small plates, and probably over priced

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Reviewed 15 June 2008

Excellent drinks. Helpful knowledgable staff. Interesting food.

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Reviewed 5 May 2008

Food was good..not traditional African, but good. Suggestion: make reservations for early in the night, place gets busy

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Reviewed 21 April 2008

blech. felt like eating african food at disney world. bread platter is a disgrace.

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 5 April 2008

After waiting for our table for about five minutes, who walks out with his hand outstretched but Marcus F'n Samuelsson! Total surprise. Perfectly seasoned doro wat, and a plate of fufu I would have never, ever scored in Miami made this a winner. Be warned...More

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 March 2008

The food was average a bit too confused in my opinion, i.e. not really African not really European.

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US$ 25 - US$ 100
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Gansevoort Street, New York City, NY 10014
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-255-8555
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