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Finger Licking Restaurant

9817 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77036-8226
+1 713-270-7070
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible14%
14 May 2016
“Good African Food...”
2 Dec 2015
“Renovate, Revamp and Redeem”
Closed Now
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African, Seafood
9817 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77036-8226
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I have come to this restaurant so many times, and it always lives up to expectations. On this occasion I came with my wife, our baby and my mother, to give them an African treat. The food: different West African delicacies mostly leaning towards the...More

Thank Triple-CMilo
Reviewed 2 December 2015

First of all, Finger Licking is not one of the cleanest restaurants you are likely to visit. The interior has a perennially stale odor and is garish, dank and dim. The food itself is excellent if you have a taste for Nigerian food and the...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 1 February 2015

The food was okay but pricey compared to other Nigeria restaurants. The staff were horsing around inappropriately in front of us, trying to grab each other's private. The whole restaurants needs a fresher, healthier look, special attention to proper manners and the bathrooms.

2  Thank okydo
Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

When I arrived the hostess was leaning over the stand and acted as if I bothered her when I entered. She walked me to my table, laid down the menu and left without a word. Then I waited for 15 minutes unattended. I heard her...More

3  Thank Enjolee
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

Ask any cabbie where to get Nigerian food and this is the first to be mentioned. Dined here in 2008 first. Enjoyed the food then, and even more now. Surely they have come of age. However, the place could do with some decor upgrade. Despite...More

3  Thank Ogugua O
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for a while and looks almost exactly the way it was the first time I came here years ago. The decor and atmosphere is very uninspiring and there hasn't been any improvements of note all these years. The food was...More

2  Thank jollofmaster
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Tried this place for the second time and it's just not for me. It's in a bad part of town, the restaurant looks a little run down and the atmosphere is kind of quite and creepy. Ordered fu fu and soup. We just had this...More

2  Thank MarkkD
Reviewed 24 September 2012

I went to finger licking this past weekend. After I finish my food I told my bf that I had to write a review ( I have never written a restaurant review before). The food was amazing, customer service was fantastic, and the restaurant was...More

1  Thank Janice G
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Great services from the staff. Some of the best we've ever experienced. I LOVE spicy food, so everything served was perfect and delicious. Very different from the average family restaurant, which was great; I get bored easily. Not to mention, much more affordable than the...More

1  Thank Barbar J
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Delicious food! I really appreciated the help/advice from one of the owners. It was my first time trying fufu. I tried it with both of my hands and a fork. The waiters were helpful and very friendly. It was a unique (in a good way)...More

Thank Janean H
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9817 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77036-8226
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-270-7070
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