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256 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2485 (Harlem)
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Ranked #5,564 of 11,857 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: African
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Dining options: Takeout
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  • English first
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English first
Basel, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This exceptional restaurant brings you for a short while to Senegal, with its authentic staff, ambiance and cuisine. The menu offers grilled beef, lamb, chicken, fish or guinea fowl or stewed lamb - all very delicious but not at all fat-free - with a choice of equally delicious side dished.

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Paris, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The place is a little chaotic and the service is not exactly what you would call rigorous, but the food is delicious and the atmosphere is friendly and lively. Very much recommended for those who are open-minded and interested in a new experience. By the way, I don't know why Trip Advisor has the name wrong. The name of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

I love the food they make in this place and the service is so professional. I like the space and the music is good it's just like being in africa all over again. Je suis guineene Mai's jadore bcp la nouriture Senegalaise

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Templeton, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

My husband and I walked in late night for dinner. Even though it was late night the place was still two hours from closing. We had a waitress who did not greet us when we walked in even there there was only one table with people at us. No smiles for us. Just made me feel a little bad. The... More 

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66 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2009

This is sort of a low key African diner type spot. The various fish preparations are quite nice. The fish is generally moist and accompanied by assorted starches and pickled onions and vegetables. The grilled chicken was remarkably tasty and moist. The lunch menu is mainly West African, oriented towards Senegalese cuisine, whereas dinner migrates toward French offerings. But be... More 

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washington dc
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2006

I was at Kine's on August 11 2006 and was delighted by the top notch service, the food (exceptionally good), the decor. Africa Kine restaurant is located in harlem an area populated by african immigrants specifically people from Senegal. I ordered the "yassa poulet" a delicious and very tasteful sauce made with onions, chicken, it comes with steamed rice on... More 

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westernville, ny
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2005

If you are not attuned to African cuisine, you might want to skip the lamb dishes. The one we ordered was not all that pleasing to our unfamiliar American taste as happened before in a classy Ethiopian restaurant. The Africa Kine version of the national dish of Senegal, Thiebu Djeun, was superb. Quantity of food served was more than ample.... More 

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Additional Information about Africa Restaurant

Address: 256 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2485
Phone Number: 212-666-9400
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: African

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