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Seasoned black eye pea batter fried & served w/ a zesty tomato-onion sauce
Croquettes de poisson
Pan fried savory fish cake (flounder) served w/ cilantro & garlic sauce
Savory pastry stuffed w/ seasoned fish filling (tuna) & served w/ sriracha sauce
Spring rolls stuffed w/ finely chopped chicken, ground beef, rice vermicelli, grated carrots, scallions, & dried mushrooms served w/ nuoc mam dressing
Vegetarian Nems
Spring rolls stuffed w/ rice vermicelli, chopped green & red peppers, grated carrots, scallions, & dried mushrooms & served w/ nuoc mam dressing
Brochettes de Crevettes
Marinated grilled shrimp on skewers served w/ sriracha sauce
Salade Ordinaire
Mixed greens, chopped russet potatoes, sweet potatoes, beets, & boiled eggs, tossed in coconutlime dressing
Salade de la Teranga
Mixed greens, tomatoes, shredded carrots, & chopped mango served w/ our in-house vinaigrette
Salade Vietnamienne
Sautéed chicken breast, rice vermicelli, grated carrots, dried mushroom, green onions, & parsley tossed in nuoc mam dressing
Thiébou Djeun (National Dish)
Herb-stuffed white fish cooked in tomato stew w/ broken jasmine rice served w/ cassava, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, eggplant, & pumpkin
Poisson Braisé
Marinated grilled tilapia served w/ Atthiéké (yucca couscous) & sauce moyo
Lamb stew w/ carrots, sweet potatoes, white potatoes, & cabbage in a ground nut sauce & served w/ jasmine rice
Grilled skewered cubes of filet mignon served w/ yucca fries & homemade honey-mustard sauce
Coquelet Braisé
Citrus & garlic marinated grilled Cornish hen served w/ vermicelli
Marinated roasted lamb shank (falling off the bone) served w/ a caramelized onion sauce & Moroccan couscous
Grilled marinated lamb shoulder chops w/ a pickled-onion & mustard sauce served w/ sweet potato fries
Yassa Guinaar
Marinated grilled chicken cooked in a lemon & caramelized onion sauce & served w/ jasmine rice
Brochettes de Poulet
Grilled skewered tangy cubes of chicken breast served w/ alocco (fried sweet plantains) & onion & sriracha sauce
Thiébou Yap
Seasoned lamb cubes cooked w/ mixed vegetables & served w/ broken jasmine rice
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

So many years ago we enjoyed Senegalese cuisine in Dakar. Delicious Poulet Yassa and Mafe, molded white rice, ginger drinks, sangria at Teranga brought back fond memories. No chef when we first arrived, long wait for meals, but server was very honest and attentive, prepared...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RedSoxFan100341
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Ya know, we went early on a Saturday night, and the issues just kept rolling in... Since they don't take reservations, we had called to see how busy things were. They told us things were slow because of the rain. What they did NOT tell...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank galleygirlBoston
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

On a Monday the restaurant was empty and we still had to wait an hour for the entree. My wife is from Senegal and she wanted me to rate it a “1”. The authentic music was good—kassav— at least. The bissap was okay, but it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 884daveb
Reviewed February 25, 2018

In the heart of the South End in Boston is probably one of the city's best kept secrets: Teranga on Washington. It gets overlooked because of it's better-known neighbors in the area but this place shouldn't be missed! The service wasn't the greatest but the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank MKThomson_Travel
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Although the food was fine, it was very plain and costly. The atmosphere was pleasent and had the entree been more exceptional it would have been worth it.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Robin M
Reviewed December 21, 2017

I love this place!! As an African, it's so nice to pop in here and have some cultural food and even the drinks are Senegalese!! I love the food here and the ambiance; every time I come in, I always find someone from my home...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank madeinnigeria89
Reviewed September 8, 2017

My friend and I visited Teranga for Dinner on Tuesday evening. We were the first ones there. The staff were friendly. The menus were falling apart, but we were told that they will be updated their menus soon. We didn't order drinks. It took a...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Meadow13
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Limited drinks menu but all are VERY good especially Tamarind - tini. We had several lamb dishes all were delicious especially Mafe. Would go back in a heartbeat to try other dishes.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Sis H
Reviewed April 21, 2017

If you want to taste something really new and extraordinary - this place is for you! we were lucky to meet an owner of the place who created the lovely atmosphere there! Food was outstanding. Don't forget to order a cup of coffee after your...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Oxana K
Reviewed December 6, 2016

From the moment we walked in the door, Teranga lived up to its name: Hospitality. With a warm smile on her face, the owner greeted us and escorted us to a table near the window. She then explained the items on the menu and shared...More

Date of visit: December 2016
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