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Plot 171 Aminu Kano Crescent,, Abuja, Nigeria
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Business lunch in Abuja - food was very good I had Murgh Tikka Massala - excellent. Service for the main dishes was good but brought the wrong dish for the third. It happens. Quickly fixed. Very quiet as during Ramadan. Would revisit in the evening socially

Thank Paul S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went out with colleagues at work to Wakkis. I made the recommendation because I had been there a couple of times. It didn't turn out differently than I expected as the food was delicious as usual.

Thank hardpiles
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The buffalo chicken wings, lamb ribs, biryani rice and d nan bread drizzled with butter r my favourite to eat. Nice restaurant. My only problem is the ventilation especially upstairs. The heat and smoke could get a little bit uncomfortable.

Thank aisha l
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice" indian" resturante with speedy service and spicy food - one of the better resturants in Abuja for sure.

Thank Troels L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first time visiting Abuja though have been to Lagos couple of times before for long durations & can assert with confidence that this place is a PARADISE for Indian food lovers like me. Was pleasantly surprised to see local Nigerians preparing & serving such amazing, mouth watering & finger licking Indian food. Absolutely taken away by it.... More 

Thank Gautam B
Kano, Kano, Nigeria
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once my favorite, today's is loosing its past glory. Very average when it comes to food and service. Sweated a lot, as there were no air conditioners or proper ventilation inside. Surely it's not the first choice for me in abuja. Saving grace are their barbecue dishes.

Thank Rajendran T
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Well here is a difficult review, I am trying to review the supposed best Indian restaurant in Abuja, does this place actually deserve the title ? As you drive in to Wakkis in Wuse 2 on a weekend it's pretty standard not to get a parking slot in front of the restaurant, and to make matters worse the security guard... More 

Thank Abhay D
Owerri, Nigeria
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

A good place to grab a meal. Decent and well prepared meal just like in the home. Very close to every location.

Thank victoriwualla
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I find myself returning to Wakkis often since my first visit there when they were located at Wuse Zone 4. Now the restaurant has moved to a quiet and how brow area. Extremely tasty choice of exotic meals prepared right before you. In spite of this the hotel surrounding is cool and the ambience classy. Very good value for money.... More 

Thank Dr Kabir A
Abuja, Nigeria
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Good, tasty food, nice ambiance and friendly staff! A great hang out and dinner place for my office team. One of the oldest restaurants in Abuja but it has maintained its high quality and good service! I will recommend it to others.

Thank LilianD73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 171 Aminu Kano Crescent,, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Abuja State  >  Abuja
  • Phone Number: +234-09-291-1002

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