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Plot 171 Aminu Kano Crescent,, Abuja, Nigeria
+234 9 291 1002
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I would say not all food I found was god but surely they have nice Indian food , of course you need to tell them on the level of spice ,otherwise it could be very spicy . I found it bit noisy if you are coming with family and also quiet dark , which I think is normal in Abuja.

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Thank Taimur B
Egypt
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just love the feel of the place. Relaxed and happy every time I go. The service is fast and always smiles.

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Thank Madeira1964
Abuja, Nigeria
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At Wakis you are bound to see and dine alongside top politicians, diplomats, expatriates as well as well-heeled locals. What better place then to eat good foreign and local foods and probably make that good business contact?

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Thank Ogugua
Abuja, Abuja Capital Territory, Nigeria
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for dinner with some friends. Great indian menu and actual meal was tasty and well served as well as on time. Service was also good with waiters actually waiting on you.

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Thank Auduliman
Alice Springs, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I frequent this restaurant because we feel it is the bast Indian food in Abuja. I usually order the chicken tikka masala or chicken biryani. Both are delicious. I also can't visit Wakkis without ordering the samosas and garlic garlic naan. Everything we have ordered here is always flavorful and seasoned well. An added bonus is the... More 

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Thank Ashley G
Abuja, Nigeria
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have tried various meals and they are generally good. The few times i was there, i was promptly attended to. The staff were polite and the atmosphere was just fine.

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Thank ibrahimbabah
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The menu is mostly Indian...I wouldn't want to write what I'm unsure of. I was looking for a good place to buy Indian food and Wakkis was my choice! Also had a get together there...their service is fast!

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Thank Sofiri R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Good food And atmosphere is ok Staff were friendly Will definitely go back Chocolate mousse cake was also ok

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Thank Tanika F
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

A visit to Abuja is not complete without visiting wakkis. Love, love their "Tikka Masala" Excellent easy dishes.

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Thank Nkasiobi
abuja
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I'd be honest, my last visit wasn't in February 2016 it must have been sometime in 2011, yeah but I felt the need to share my experience in what really is one of the oldest Indian restaurants in the city. In at least that long it's kept the doors open and continues to cater to the most discerning palates. Perhaps... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 171 Aminu Kano Crescent,, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Abuja State  >  Abuja
  • Phone Number: +234 9 291 1002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?