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Flavors of East Africa

2302 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1106
+1 619-955-8778
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2302 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1106
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went for dinner Saturday night and the restaurant was empty. We hesitated but then decided to go in. After the dinner we wondered why it was empty. They told me that the restaurant is mostly a lunch place. The food was great... very flavorful...More

Thank EnjoysTravelling_007
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My son and I stumbled upon this restaurant for an early dinner while I was visiting San Diego. We were pleasantly surprised at how fresh, flavorful and simply wonderful our meal was. You get a substantial amount for a reasonable price - we couldn't eat...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Such good food. I haven't tried anything here that I didn't really like. My personal fav is the purple Gingerizer drink!

Thank Chelsey C
Reviewed 14 September 2016

My partner was interested in a trying African Food as he had never had any. This was close to where we were staying and we enjoyed the evening walk. We looked over the menu. I have food restrictions and there was no problem eating there....More

Thank MerleY375
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Oh my goodness, went to restaurant next door and they were closed so went into this place and the food was amazing. I probably would not have tried them and so very pleased it worked out this way. Our waitress was from Kenya and so...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My fiance is from Kenya so we eagerly anticipated having dinner at this restaurant in the San Diego area. We were not disappointed. We had sambusas for starters which were very flavorful with crisp, deep fried coatings and two dip sauces. The restaurant menu did...More

Thank PurpleKid
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Our party of six came in to an empty restaurant. The server was friendly and prompt. After ordering, the food took at least 40 minutes before arriving. Once it arrived, most of it was great but one member of our party had to wait an...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Everything from the spiced black tea to the sambusas and our entrees was wonderful spiced and well prepared.

Thank waterboyx3
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I am so lucky that this restaurant is in my neighborhood. It has an open, casual atmosphere and friendly staff. Every food item I've ordered - and I've worked my way through most of the menu - is fresh and delicious. I just wish they...More

Thank Emme169
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is a nice local spot with great attentive service. The gingerize drink was great. The sambusas were enjoyable. I had the beef stew which was average. My friend had the curry which he enjoyed.

Thank Travellingmom18
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2302 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-955-8778
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