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1043 Bardstown Rd, Frnt, Louisville, KY 40204-3301
502-454-5009
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Tue - Thu 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic food and value with friendly service

Our group of four visited for lunch and ordered four different dishes, all of which were delicious--the chicken skewers, veggie rice, spicy chicken salad, and beans and plantains. They were all delightfully spiced without being overwhelming or too hot; and the amounts were generous. I could have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Princeton, New Jersey
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Our group of four visited for lunch and ordered four different dishes, all of which were delicious--the chicken skewers, veggie rice, spicy chicken salad, and beans and plantains. They were all delightfully spiced without being overwhelming or too hot; and the amounts were generous. I could have had one of the appetizers as my whole lunch. The chocolate mousse cake... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I ate here with a group of family and friends. Their food is always very tasty, though one friend said it had been Americanized. A couple of us got the fish dish (don't remember the name, but it had tilapia in it) in different versions and all enjoyed it, even those who had not eaten Nigerian food before.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I LOVE THE FOOD HERE. I've been to this place multiple times and I'm never disappointed by the food. If you've never had Nigerian food before, I recommend you start with the peri-peri chicken. The veggie goat stew is also delicious. But if you're in a rush, then this is probably not the place to go. As far as I... More 

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Louisville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Several years ago my husband and I ate at Funmi at it's original location. We liked it so much we wanted to bring our children there. When we returned the location was closed. We were so disappointed! When we found their current location we very pleased. It is located in a strip mall but it's sign is hidden by another... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here and is was very good. We shared a vegetarian combo appetizer and then a spicy chicken dish. Both were delicious and unlike anything I have had before. The restaurant is simple, but clean and decorated with modern African art. The server was very friendly and efficient. I would highly recommend Funmi's for a... More 

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Ithaca, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

If you enjoy eating African foods, this is the place to go. Our group ordered pounded yam with egusi also piri-piri chicken with rice. Both meals were good! The food is spicy. It may be wise to call ahead as I see some have had long waits. As the restraint wasn't too busy, we were able to get our food... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Hidden away on the side of the Gardiner Lane Shopping Center is Funmi's Restaurant. It is a great place to eat something different from Louisville's over abundance of steak and potato places. Here you can eat Nigerian and other West African dishes such as Foo Foo, fried plantains, lamb, goat and chicken stews with a kick. You can get your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

My daughter and her co-workers "found" Funmi's and she just had to take me there for lunch. This was my first time with African Cuisine and it won't be my last. We ordered the Moni-Moni as an appetizer, it was a moist and creamy steamed bean cake. I had the Tanzanian Stew and found the beef to be lean and... More 

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Louisville, Ky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Purchased a groupon for Funmi's Cafe and it being my first visit, I didn't know what to expect. I loved the food, but service was extremely slow. Having said that the server was very attentive and friendly describing the Nigerian cuisine. The restaurant was busy too. Many visitors I supppose, were like me and coming in to use the groupon... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The food is amazing and is made fresh every time. It takes a while to get your entree but its b/c it is cooked completely fresh after ordering. I advise ordering an appetizer to hold you over. The plantains are amazing and so are the donuts. THey have a full vegan menu! They were in the Highlands but now located... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1043 Bardstown Rd, Frnt, Louisville, KY 40204-3301
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: 502-454-5009

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African
Open Hours
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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