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Plot 171 Aminu Kano Crescent,, Abuja, Nigeria
+234-09-291-1002
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Well known Indian resturant

Wakkis is a long established and popular Indian resturant always full with expats and well to do Nigerians. The food is a bit too hot for me though the chef can be asked to tone it down a bit with mixed results. However if you like hot indian food you can't go wrong here although it is not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
PASM64
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had our first and last meals in Nigeria at this restaurant. Wish all food was as good as this!!! Curries. BBQ chicken, pita and dips, shrimp kabobs... Makes me want to go back!!! Love that they do the cooking in view of the guests. Nothing here was a negative. 5 stars!!!!

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Thank Rod M
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wakki's is a family favorite. Fantastic food...might not be the most authentic Indian, but it's a great Nigerian-Indian mix. The staff could not be more kind and helpful. The service is quick--really, it is the best I have ever experienced in Nigeria. I can't recommend this place more.

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Thank Frodesen
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good curry with a warm and buzzing atmosphere. Always quite busy, but very relaxed and accommodating.

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Thank Harry G
Lagos, Nigeria
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was very excited to get an opportunity to visit Wakkis again, I aso convinced my Local colleagues to come along and taste the indian food, The food was as usual excellent but this time the service killed it all, we had a waiter and waitress arguing with us and not giving their names and getting reasons like having worked 10... More 

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Thank CSRam
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because of security risk to foreigners, i don't get out much when traveling to abuja. But since traveling to abuja a few times since 2004 (when this restaurant was actually in a different location) i have been here a few times. the food is always consistently good. I haven't had stellar service anywhere at a restaurant in abuja, so i... More 

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Thank Veggies01
Abuja, Nigeria
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Wakkis is an excellent place to treat yourself with delicacies. The team working here are great and friendly. You can place an order from the comfort of your home or office and be sure they will be ready. They offer Indian dishes, local dishes, continental dishes and more. The food is excellent. Spicy, peppery, moderate, hot. Be sure to have... More 

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Thank Peter A
Harare, Zimbabwe
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109 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Wakkis is a long established and popular Indian resturant always full with expats and well to do Nigerians. The food is a bit too hot for me though the chef can be asked to tone it down a bit with mixed results. However if you like hot indian food you can't go wrong here although it is not exactly cheap

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Thank PASM64
Abuja, Nigeria
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

This used to be the most popular Indian restaurant, but now with so many other better options I would not visit this place as often. The restaurant has decent ambiance and is located in the heart of the town. However, I have found the vegetarian options to be little bland, probably more suited to the European taste. Few of my... More 

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Thank BadShooter
Abuja, Nigeria
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I must commend Wakkis for being one of the few places that are open till really late. My go-tos here are the lamb ribs and garlic Naan.

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Thank Chidinma E
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Wakkis is absolutely delicious if your looking for a place that has good service and offers great meals. I love the flavors and the wide variety of dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plot 171 Aminu Kano Crescent,, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Abuja State  >  Abuja
  • Phone Number: +234-09-291-1002

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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