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Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

Arrived late into Brooklyn from New Mexico. We were very hungry and wanted something close by our Airbnb so the walk would be short. This restaurant came up in Yelp and we love trying new foods. It is a small restaurant and we were the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Kristy V
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

...and good prices, but the service was not good. Went there for dinner on a Sunday, there was only one person serving close to 25 patrons at several tables and running the cash register at the same time. We waited more than 30 minutes before...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

I have been a patron of Joloff since 1999 or 2000 when they were located on Fulton and St. James. "Pop," his wife and children are wonderful! When I started going there, the children were small and are now adults and young adults. The service...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mary L
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We ordered the yassa Jeun, the mafe legumes, the yassa tofu, fried plaintains and bissap to drink. Everything was very tasty and the food quantity was also very good. The place is intimate and welcoming, and the service was really nice. We will definitely come...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank ironmaider
Reviewed June 23, 2017

The food is extraordinary. The restaurant is filled with African culture, which causes one to forget he/she is still in American and in NYC. Don't miss out on the chicken dishes, as they are some of the most tender and flavorful I've experienced in any...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank ric146
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Jerejef for bringing Senegalese food to Brooklyn for a great price! Serves all the goodstaples (from mafe to yassa to ceebu jen) at decent prices. Welcome addition.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank hogiebear33
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I have never tried this cuisine before but my cousin recommended it. I ordered the Joloff rice and the chicken with cashews. It was SO good, I ate my entire plate which was quite a big serving. Would recommend it and love to return if...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank mrsbasravi
Reviewed September 13, 2016

If you want to taste a good Senegalese food and listen african music, this is a good option. It is a small restaurant but with a beautiful decoration. Clean and a kind service by the owners. It was awarded like the best Senegalese restaurant in...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank dahirc2016
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Very intimate atmosphere with excellent service. This family owned restaurant makes you feel at home; warm decor and spacious setting. Food is made to order, fresh and well seasoned especially the Jollof rice and traditional Thiebuen Jeun. The Ginger Juice is a must have as...More

Date of visit: February 2016
1  Thank TheGlamLotus
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

This small Senegalese restaurant is a hidden gem on the edge of Bed-Stuy. My wife and I had a terrific dinner at completely reasonable prices with plenty of delicious lunch left-overs. I had one of the chicken dishes and she had lamb. The vibe is...More

Date of visit: November 2015
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