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Taste of West Africa - CLOSED

116 Person St, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5722
+1 910-779-2375
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
116 Person St, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5722
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Good and staff excellent Great flavors...no complaints every thing was fresh they have great fresh juices they blend and oxtails .goatmwat..ti die..for..lol Love it .love it love it...

1  Thank STAT M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Not knowing what to expect, I was excited to try something new and from a foreign land. Deep fried foods are bountiful, and some tastes are worth the trip.

1  Thank Timothy I
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking to bring the amazing tasting from Africa to your front door, then this is the place for you! The atmosphere is so laid back and afro-centric. The staff is polite and will make you feel at home. Make sure you stop...More

Thank Dameian B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is a family owed business that serves no kidding Authentic W African cuisine. Tasty, great portions and they make you feel like family. We love this place, we love the atmosphere, very casual.

1  Thank roadtripfamm
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We love coming here when we have occasion to eat a meal downtown. My young son loves the food and can eat an entire plate of chicken or beef jollof himself if I let him. It's delightful to find a place that is vegan friendly...More

Thank Ecfj
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I was pleasantly surprised when I went for lunch with a friend at Taste of West Africa. The server was not on point, seems confused, perhaps it was her first day at work? But, the food was awesome. I ordered the beef patty and my...More

Thank nadia m
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The food was average but nothing special for what I thought would be a specialty restaurant. The biggest surprise was being served just regular iced tea and told it did not include refills. Where else does this in the south, especially.More

Thank NCtravelertoDC
Dela C, Manager at Taste of West Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you were told there was no refill on ice tea. We are known for giving unlimited refills on ice tea which is clearly stated on our menu and we do not hesitate to give you a to...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

The food was pretty good, reminds me of Caribbean food with the rice and stew chicken (which is what I ordered. I gave it a 4 because it is definitely something different in relation to restaurants in Fayetteville. Especially if you are not a huge...More

Thank SamantaLB
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good exposure to West African Food. Not for everybody. Some interesting dishes. Service is variable.

Thank jimyaks2591
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I was here for the first time.we had the walkways(beans​ and.rice).With plantain and my husband had fufu and egusi soup. The food was not tasty but the staff was very nice. I cook Africa food so my expectation was high

Thank ola2480
Dela C, Manager at Taste of West Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you for visiting our establishement. We are sorry that food did not meet your expectation. Fortunately, you cook Africa food but we cook West African food and we take a lot into consideration.

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Person St, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5722
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-779-2375
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Taste Of West Africa (TOWA) is a full service casual restaurant that serves healthy authentic West African cuisines prepared in a homemade style using fresh and local ingredients where possible. TOWA serves lunch and dinner and currently offers catering services for events of every size and budget. Are you vegan? Does your diet consist of gluten free dishes? Need dishes prepared free of dairy products? We can serve all dietary needs.
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