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Taste of West Africa

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107 Person St, 2 doors down from the Market House Downtown Fayetteville, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5721
+1 910-779-2375
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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East Coast
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is great the the owner is very nice. The one grip I have is that the place can get crowded at lunch. But, that comes small places that have good food,

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Thank sikespa
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've never been in a restaurant with traditional African food, and oh my, it's one of the most delicious food, if not the most delicious food I've ever had.

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Thank EdgarJLR
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is some kind of womderful, I've actually had the oxtails with rice/peas and the chicken with rice. The bread is so delicious. The atmosphere is friendly and the staff is great. I love to try new things so I tried the drink (begins with T - LOL, they tell me it's made out of beans well I... More 

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Thank Phyllis W
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food. The wait staff was great in making suggestions and helping us make a good food choice. Will definitely return.

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Thank Pattis1959
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean place. Great food with wonderful west africa flavors. No problems with the parking on week days.

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Thank Ingrid E
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Hands down the most interesting and tasty restaurant in Fayetteville! C'mon, where is your sense of adventure, right? Never had a clue what "West African" food even consisted of, but don't worry - no giraffes or lions on the menu. The soups and meals are extraordinary - great consistency, smell, taste, and spices. The service is understated and friendly. On... More 

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Thank rooseg
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The oxtails are amazing and so are the owners. This is a treat, the food is so good and you can eat outside and people watch.

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Thank Queen W
fayetteville
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice restaurant. The decor is traditional West African and the food is delicious. The building is relatively small but holds a nice lunch crowd. In walking distance to other shops and restaurants.

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Thank GIJane44
Fayetteville, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent cuisine from a wide variety of West African specialties. The dancing was absolutely fabulous by Mr. Ramon & Mrs. Cora.

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Thank beatrices348
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Like another reviewer stated, "just. eat. here!" I like trying new places and I do not like chain restaurants; Taste of West Africa was wonderful! The food is great, the atmosphere is great and, best of all, owners are great!! If you go away from here hungry it is your own fault.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Person St, 2 doors down from the Market House Downtown Fayetteville, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5721
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-779-2375
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?