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Sankofa Books & Video

Sankofa Books & Video

Bookstore, Coffee Shop, and Diner
Columbia Heights, Washington
  • Leigh J.
    "Try the "hybrid" vegan wrap!"(2 Tips)
    Semhal T.
    "Veggie Sambusa is off the hook"(2 Tips)
    Laurenellen M.
    "Killer outdoor seating."(3 Tips)
    Corynne F.
    "Breakfast sandwiches, library, and front patio"(2 Tips)
20 Tips and reviews
  • vegan food
  • coffee
  • chai
  • hidden gem
  • outdoor seating
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  • Star S.
    Star SilverJanuary 29, 2014
    "Just a coffee" is always made to order. They'll make you a delicious americano with freshly ground beans, with/without milk & sugar, and remember your order for next time. Get the spicy sambusas too!
  • Laurenellen M.
    Laurenellen McCannJuly 23, 2012
    Hidden gem a stone's throw from Howard: Great, creative selection of vegan and vegetarian friendly options. Killer outdoor seating. Awesome staff. Check it out.
  • Gary B.
    Gary BarrettAugust 16, 2015
    Unique African and African American bookstore near Howard University. The owner is a really nice Ethiopian gentleman.
  • Doris
    DorisOctober 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They play Fela, have wifi, cook affordable vegan food & sell hard to find books & videos.
  • Close G.
    Close GitmoJanuary 11, 2012
    Jan 11(right now!): the National Day of Action Against Guantanamo & the NDAA! Join us at 1130 in Lafayette Square across from the White House. The program and march will run from Noon-2:30pm EST
  • Beshou
    BeshouJune 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    #AfricanaSummer happens every other Sunday. Dope day parties w/ some great DJs. 2-8pm. Amazing drink specials!
  • Laydee A.
    Laydee AdeyApril 22, 2013
    Vegan, smoothies and juices healthy food, food for conscience - music, movies, books
  • Georgetown Bagelry
    Georgetown BagelryApril 6, 2012
    Grab a table on the patio to plug in your laptop outdoors!
  • Bruno S.
    They have almond milk, vegan wraps and vegan pizza.
  • Showtime Network
    Showtime NetworkJune 1, 2011
    I'd take a break from studying and have an Ousmene Sembene while watching one of his amazing works! -Sajdah, The Real L Word
  • Jennifer
    JenniferDecember 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Tomas Alea is the best salad ever! Chai here is great too!
  • Alise L.
    Alise LeslieJanuary 15, 2012
    Excellent ambiance and great coffee!
  • Corynne F.
    Corynne FishJuly 12, 2015
    Breakfast sandwiches, library, and front patio
  • The P.
    The ProfessorAugust 22, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Great Food, Good Conversation, Solid Prices.
  • Laurenellen M.
    Laurenellen McCannJuly 1, 2012
    Vegan friendly. Great atmosphere.
  • Gabriel F.
    Gabriel FelixJune 26, 2016
    Their panini and iced coffee
  • Leigh J.
    Leigh JacksonSeptember 30, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the "hybrid" vegan wrap! Very good!
  • Laydee A.
    Laydee AdeyApril 22, 2013
    Yum! I'm having the Julie Dash, it's pretty good!
  • M -.
    M --October 12, 2013
    They have almond milk!!
  • Semhal T.
    Semhal TekesteJanuary 22, 2012
    Veggie Sambusa is off the hook
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