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1168 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216-1617
+1 718-230-0523
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 22:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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304 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jerejef for bringing Senegalese food to Brooklyn for a great price! Serves all the goodstaples (from mafe to yassa to ceebu jen) at decent prices. Welcome addition.

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Thank hogiebear33
Doha, Qatar
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124 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I have never tried this cuisine before but my cousin recommended it. I ordered the Joloff rice and the chicken with cashews. It was SO good, I ate my entire plate which was quite a big serving. Would recommend it and love to return if we are in Brooklyn again.

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Thank mrsbasravi
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you want to taste a good Senegalese food and listen african music, this is a good option. It is a small restaurant but with a beautiful decoration. Clean and a kind service by the owners. It was awarded like the best Senegalese restaurant in New York in 2013; so, it is a great inexpensive option near of the Brooklyn... More 

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Thank Dahir C
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Very intimate atmosphere with excellent service. This family owned restaurant makes you feel at home; warm decor and spacious setting. Food is made to order, fresh and well seasoned especially the Jollof rice and traditional Thiebuen Jeun. The Ginger Juice is a must have as well as the fish cakes. Their hot sauce will give you a kick.

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Thank TheGlamLotus
Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

This small Senegalese restaurant is a hidden gem on the edge of Bed-Stuy. My wife and I had a terrific dinner at completely reasonable prices with plenty of delicious lunch left-overs. I had one of the chicken dishes and she had lamb. The vibe is mellow and a little funky but completely authentic. The food is terrific: well-prepared, generously spiced,... More 

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Thank fslane3
Sacramento
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

This small and intimate Senegalese restaurant provides healthy, fresh food including plenty of chicken and fish options. Three of us ate the fish dishes. The fish was moist and tasty. Mine was in a delicious peanut sauce. Meal portions are just right--not too big and not too small. Dinners are very reasonably priced from $10 to $15. The service was... More 

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Thank DakotaSummer
Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

Recently here with some senegalese friends. The Dibi (lamb shanks) were amazing!! Friendly service and super cozy atmosphere.

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Thank Jennifer S
Atlanta, Georgia
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

Great flavor and decent serving size. They have a wonderful selection of appetizers, entrees, sides and even drinks. The service is very slow from the server taking orders, to the food prep, to getting the check. However, the flavor that greets your taste buds nearly makes up for the slow service. The decor transports you to their home. A getaway... More 

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Thank liberatedbytravel
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

This restaurant has moved to Bedford Avenue, but it is the same delicious down home authentic Senegalese food in an improved dining atmosphere.

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Thank BBDSBEAUTY
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

if you like nice healthy african food like rice and fish(teiboujen) or rice peaunut sauce(mafe)

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Thank yac-moh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1168 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216-1617
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-230-0523

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