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Kilimanjaro Restaurant

4317 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (University City)
215-387-1970
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Ranked #748 of 3,733 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $9 - $15
Cuisines: African
Neighborhood: University City
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Neighborhood: University City
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English first
West Haven, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

If you skip this restaurant, you missing out heavenly food. They cook and you enjoy! the best of the best!

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I'd never had authentic african cuisine before, so I have nothing to compare this to, but it was wonderful! Didn't think I'd be into the fried plantaines, but boy was I wrong - yum!! The chicken Yasa was amazing, however I recommend getting the dinner size, as the lunch portion just wasn't enough for me. Our server was so sweet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

I love this place, the first time going there was great I find myself going the almost once a week. The atmosphere is right the customer service is right and the food is right.

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philadelphia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I have never been to Senegal. but have eaten homemade Senegalese meals. This place makes stuff like your mom would if she were an EXCELLENT home cook. Spices and sauces are exotic, but not unfamiliar. A must try app is the meat patties (still shining with oil from the deep fryer, HOT and spicy. The Grilled Tilapia I had appeared... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

I went to Kilimanjaro with my family this weekend and I had an excellent diner. My Philly family members go here weekly and have been for years. The facility is beautifully decorated and atmosphere is perfect for families or couples. The food is halal which was great although I ended up ordering the fish. The portions size are more than... More

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Marlton, New Jersey
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23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Fresh ginger juice was awesome! One patron had a tasty-looking fish dish, the other had half a chicken, both were thoroughly pleased with their meals. I'm a vegetarian, so I had sauteed veg and vermicelli. No complaints! Cute and friendly and cozy and small. Sure, try it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012 via mobile

I love this place. The people are very welcoming and accommodating. The food is delicious and it's a very comfortable atmosphere. The restuarant is small but decorated nicely, and very clean. I've been quite a few times now and have yet to be disappointed.

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philadelphia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2010

I love their grilled lamb with the basamitti rice its so delicious it is very beaustiful inside and also do not forget to taste their ginger lemonade or thier hibiscus tea it is a treat i promise you will love it I am a picky eate and this is one of my favorite restaurants.

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Cali
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2010

I ate at Kilimandjaro twice while visiting Philly. The food is just fantastic and the people were ver friendly. I particularly recommend the brochette (grilled meet) and mafe (peanut butter soup woth meet and vegetables served over white rice). Also the design is really nice is a nice African flavor. The only two things are didn't like: the way the... More

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6104 spruce
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

best restaurant African restaurant in university city good food,good customer service ,halal ,i love this senegalese cuisine

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