Planning a trip to San Diego?

Foursquare can help you find the best places to go to.

Flavors Of East Africa

African Restaurant · University Heights
2302 El Cajon Blvd (at Texas St), San Diego, CA 92104, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No
7.9/10

Based on 27 votes

People like this place

Save
Share
  • What you need to know
    Tertia D.
    "Sambusas are fantastic, I could make an entire meal of them!"(7 Tips)
    Sonya S.
    "hominy with beans"(2 Tips)
    Jim G.
    "nyoyo side and chicken curry at adams street"(2 Tips)
    Jonathan T.
    "The collard greens are a must."(3 Tips)
Log in to leave tips at this venue!
Sort:
  • Recent
  • Popular

21 tips and reviews.

  • Filter by taste:
  • all tips and reviews
  • sambusas
  • hominy
  • nyoyo side
  • collard greens
  • tilapia
  • chicken curry
  • great value
  • authentic
  • beef
  • french fries
  • stew
  • coconut
  • flatbreads
  • keema
  • lentils
  • pineapple
  • street fairs
  • dinner
  • Lena K.

    They have great fried plantains, even though it's not on the menu.

    Lena Kidd · October 7, 2014
    Save
  • Roger

    Spicy jerk chicken! 👌

    Roger · April 19, 2014
    Save
  • Amy M.

    This place is so delicious! Try the beef stew with African spices.

    Amy McCain · January 28, 2014
    Save
  • Jonathan T.

    The collard greens are a must. Get them or you will be missing out.

    Jonathan Truesdail · December 29, 2013
    Save
  • Stephen G.

    Got the fried tilapia. Really good. The sides were amazing. Loved the flatbread.

    Stephen Griffin · December 6, 2013
    Save
  • Daniel P.

    Each of the Sambusas are delicious, but I liked the pineapple and beef best. Lamb curry is also very good.

    Daniel Palacio · July 23, 2013
    Save
  • Desmond C.

    Food is great! Service for us was a bit slow, but it was a Thursday night and may have been unusually busy.

    Desmond Clark · November 30, 2012
    Save
  • Kelly B.

    The spinach sambusa stole my heart!

    Kelly Bone · October 30, 2012
    Save
  • Sonya S.

    The hominy with beans, coconut lentils, the Keema beef, and lamb were all very flavorful!

    Sonya Sparks · July 16, 2012
    Save
  • Jennifer

    The sambusas are amazing!

    Jennifer · June 25, 2012
    Save
  • Matt C.

    Start with the Sambusa you cannot go wrong with that!!!

    Matt Cuccaro · June 15, 2012
    Save
  • Darryl W.

    Love the Athola with Nyoyo and Wali

    Darryl Washington · May 27, 2012
    Save
  • Jim N.

    Trying to break away of eating Asian food and instead, I decided to eat African instead for lunch. The tilapia was worth eating!

    Jim Nguyen · April 27, 2012
    Save
  • Vickii G.

    Jungle fries!!!

    Vickii Gervais · March 9, 2012
    Save
  • Maggie

    Great value and very authentic. I would stick to veggie or vegan dishes. The meat is a little fatty. The wait staff is super friendly. I highly recommend.

    Maggie · March 4, 2012
    Save
  • Tertia D.

    Sambusas are fantastic, I could make an entire meal of them!

    Tertia Davis · November 12, 2011
    Save
  • Scott Z.

    The stew dish is great, and the flat bread is so tasty.

    Scott Zimmerman · October 11, 2011
    Save
  • Jim G.

    Had nyoyo side and chicken curry at adams street fair and they were great!

    Jim Geison · October 2, 2011
    Save
  • Marisa A.

    Grilled tilapia fillet is awesome and inexpensive. Pair with collard greens and corn cake.

    Marisa Alioto · May 27, 2011
    Save
  • Chrissy G.

    Stay away from the crazy tough goat. But sambusas and plantains were delish

    Chrissy G · April 24, 2011
    Save
  • Ploi P.

    Sambusas, Chicken skewer, and beef curry. ALWAYS go for the sukuma wiki (collard greens & cabbage) and nyoyo side (beans & hominy) Related to Indian food but with more tomatoes. Ample street parking.

    Ploi Pirapokin · March 1, 2011
    Save

Related Searches

  • flavors of east africa san diego
  • flavors of east africa san diego photos
  • flavors of east africa san diego location
  • flavors of east africa san diego address
  • flavors of east africa san diego
  • flavors of africa san diego
  • flavors of east africa san diego
  • flavors of east africa university heights san diego

Foursquare © 2016  Lovingly made in NYC & SF