7 Cheap Places to Find Nigerian & African Food While Abroad

7 Cheap Places to Find Nigerian & African Food While AbroadTraveling outside your home country can be sometimes depressing especially when you do

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7 Cheap Places to Find Nigerian & African Food While Abroad

7 Cheap Places to Find Nigerian & African Food While Abroad


Traveling outside your home country can be sometimes depressing especially when you don’t know the type of diet you will be compelled to eat in a foreign land. With the rising cases of cancer occasioned by the widespread consumption of processed food and drinks, individuals are becoming more conscious of the calories they take and in particular the kind of food they consume.

Most African dishes are rich sources of nutrients and fiber, they are as diverse as the hundreds of different cultures, tribes and ethnic nationalities that inhabit the continent.


Available data indicate that colon cancer is the second major cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Comparatively the rates of cancer in Europe, Canada, and Australia are higher than in Africa.

According to Dr. Denis Burkitt a renowned researcher in food science, western diets high in animal protein and fat but low in fiber raise the risk of colon cancer compared to African diets, which are high in whole food carbohydrate and fiber but low in fat, protein, and oils. 

Various places you can get African and Nigerian dishes

In today’s article, we have outlined the various places you can get African and Nigerian dishes to satisfy your cravings when you are outside the continent.

The United States

Gods own country is an excellent place to find rich African cuisine. African food should not be a problem when you are in the United States because of its rich diversity and a good population of African and African Americans. Africans constitute 4 percent of the foreign-born population in the United States according to the U.S. Immigration Policy Center.

Top 3 African Restaurants in the United States

  1. Oasis Café & Grill
African cuisine, including Senegalese and Jamaican cuisine, with nearly 20 different dishes can be found here.

Customers: Americans, Nigerians, Senegalese, Ethiopians, & Cameroonians

  1. Tsion Café, New York
Rich Ethiopian dishes can be found here

Customers: Americans, Ethiopians, and many other African citizens.


  1. Drelyse in Columbus, Ohio

West African and East African dishes are found here. The restaurant is owned by a Ghanaian Lisa Bannerman who also doubles as the chef.

Customers: Nigerians, Ghanaians, Americans

You can find the directory of all African restaurants in the United States at

Top 4 African restaurants in England

The English colonized virtually all the English speaking African countries on the continent and England is one of the top destinations of choice for African scholars and researchers.

  1. Finish Nigerian Restaurant Lewisham, London

West African Restaurant

Customers: Mainly Nigerians, Ghanaians, and other Africans


  1. 280 Degrees African Restaurant & Bar, London

African Restaurant

Customers: Mainly Nigerians, Ghanaians, and other Africans

  1. Mosob Restaurant, London

    4. Eritrean Restaurant

Customers: Mainly Ethiopians, Eritreans, and other Africans
You can find the directory of the best African restaurants in the United Kingdom at   www.timeout.com

If you are on any other part of the planet there are thousands of African restaurants near you, just visit www.africanchop.com/chopre.htm and you will be a click away from finding that meal that will remind you of the wonderful continent of Africa.

See; The Top 4 Healthy Nigerian Food and Recipes

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