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“Very good, as far as I know”
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Merkato 55
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: African
Neighborhood: West Village
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: West Village
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Very good, as far as I know”
Reviewed August 5, 2008

Okay, I readily admit I know close to nothing about African food. However, I do have some experience with South American/Afro food as it is prepared in Brazil and the Carribean. I felt that the Brazillian influenced dishes were excellent and traditionally prepared. How they compare to the African dishes and the fusion of the two I am not so certain. Nevertheless, the meal we had was all very good. The MePA district is great and gives this place a great ambiance. I would reccomend that if you are in the area to include this restaurant on the list as something good and something different while everyone else is eating stead and pomme frites at the way too many french bistros in NYC.

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“It was good, not great. Cool room, interesting menu, but really small plates, and probably over priced”
Reviewed June 22, 2008

It was good, not great. Cool room, interesting menu, but really small plates, and probably over priced

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“Excellent drinks. Helpful knowledgable staff. Interesting food.”
Reviewed June 14, 2008

Excellent drinks. Helpful knowledgable staff. Interesting food.

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“Food was good..not traditional African, but good. Suggestion: make reservations for early in the night, place gets busy”
Reviewed May 5, 2008

Food was good..not traditional African, but good. Suggestion: make reservations for early in the night, place gets busy

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“blech. felt like eating...”
Reviewed April 20, 2008

blech. felt like eating african food at disney world. bread platter is a disgrace.

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