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Badou Sengalese Cuisine

#1,527 of 8,325 Restaurants in Chicago
€€ - €€€African
2055 W Howard St, Chicago, IL 60645-2113
+1 773-293-6913
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
19 Mar 2017
“Super tasty family-style Senegalese food at a very reasonable price”
9 Dec 2016
“Flavor explosion!”
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
2055 W Howard St, Chicago, IL 60645-2113
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

My friends and I decided to try Badou when the chef was experimenting in preparation for a new menu. All three dishes (and the appetizer) he served us were very well done! The lamb in peanut sauce was great, the charred and spicy meat was...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Phil G
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I had no idea what to expect. Everything was fantastic and finger licking. It's a bit of a hole in the wall, but they will be moving to a nicer location in January. I can't wait. I don't remember any dish names. The empanada like...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank kanuk_in_chi
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I had the Thiebou Djen, and my Gods was it scrumptious. It was delivery but for the sheer quantity and taste you would swear it was 5 Star quality! It is adequately priced and a great value for what they offer!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Laurent B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My first time eating Senegalese food. I was part of a party of 15 enjoying dinner here. The service was outstanding, the host made sure to explain everything he was making for us (he prepared a multiple course meal) and we were free to store...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Held a dinner for 13 people at Badou Restaurant. Badou (the owner) took his time to explain what our group would be enjoying as well as some info on Senegalese hospitality, he even joined our group for dinner during points of the evening. First dish...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank SweetWillie
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This strip mall store front restaurant with 6 tables did remind me of being in Senegal, especially with the bright blue painted walls, plastic tablecoths and textiles and masks on the walls. I had read reviews on various web sites and decided to get out...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank durgaChicago
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing!! We ate family style and ordered a ton of food to sample the whole menu. Badou (the owner) took his time to explain the menu and asked us about any food allergies we might have had. Then he prepared an amazing...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank mndunbar
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I ate african food for the first time and i didnt know what to expect but the owner was extremely nice and recommended a couple of different dishes. I dont know exactly what we ate but it was sooooo good!! I totally recommend this for...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank ThaiThaiRestaurant
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I've been here three times now. I haven't found a menu item I didn't like yet. I'm also not generally a fan of onions in my food but my gosh. Okay so pastels and boulettes are incredibly flavorful meat filled dough. I love these things....More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank joe r
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Friendly atmosphere, simple, small restaurant. Went a first time and found the restaurant rented out for a party...but they didn't turn us away empty-handed...gave us some of their barbecued spicy chicken (and spicy it was) to take home. Returned with friends for a leisurely dinner....More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank GlennRG_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2055 W Howard St, Chicago, IL 60645-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Rogers Park
  • Neighbourhood: Rogers Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-293-6913
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