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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken curry” (5 reviews)
“african food” (4 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2302 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104-1106
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the dishes we've tried have been outstanding -- flavorful, varied, well-done -- and plentiful. Some will probably be familiar, but many might not, so try a variety of things.

Thank JanKnee
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Lots of differnt dishes for a change of pace. At first I was leary,but found the food and service outstanding.

Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
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 30 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 12 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 30 June 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 12 May 2016

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

Thank waterboyx3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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