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Mama Essi African Restaurant

9.2/10
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Hillelaan 19, 3072 JC RotterdamSee map

Average price €32

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price €32
Curried chicken
€16.5
Gele curry op basis van kokosnoot met sappige kippendijfilet, komijn,koriander en kurkuma, geserveerd met witte rijst en salade. Yellow coconut based curry with juicy boneless chicken and cumin,coriander and tumeric, served with white rice and salad.
Jollof
€16.5
Dit gerecht komt van orgine uit West-Afrika en wordt overal geconsumeerd in de regio, het wordt bereid met gekookte rijst met tomaten groente,vlees en Mama Essi's speciale kruidenmix. A dish that originates from West-Africa and the most common dish consumed throughout the region. Rice boiled with tomatoes vegetables and meat Msms Essi's special spices.
Veggessi
€16.5
Daily Special vanety of vegetables and green herbs served with rice, yam or plantain.

Dietary options

Gluten free, , ,

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Jollof rice
Pounded Yam en egussie
Banku met okra en rund
Proeferij
Vanalleswat
4 gangen menu
Banku with okrasoup

Reviews

9.2/10
Excellent401 reviews
9.2/10

Food

9.4/10

Service

8.9/10

Ambience

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  • Aquillah M.

    September 14, 20213 reviews

    10/10

    I ate too much ????

  • David G.

    September 14, 20211 review

    10/10
  • Luca S.

    September 11, 20211 review

    10/10

    Everything was great. Best service and food was so delicious. The pricing is appropiate for the giant portions. We're definitely coming back.

  • Robin R.

    September 10, 20211 review

    9.5/10

    The food is delicious and the people are great. Price is very reasonable too. A nice mixture of African dishes and great if you are looking for food that brightens your day

  • Frank v.

    September 10, 20213 reviews

    9.5/10

    Nice staff, beautiful decorations, delicious food

  • Aquillah M.

    September 4, 20213 reviews

    10/10

    Complements to the chef and her staff. She paid special attention to dietary needs without batting a eye. Thank you.

  • Angelvi C.

    July 18, 20213 reviews

    9/10

    Good service and the food was delicious! a lot was served!

  • Maren S.

    July 6, 20215 reviews

    10/10

    Very tasty, nice people and good atmosphere

  • Sophia V.

    September 19, 20202 reviews

    10/10

    Excellent food! Authentic African dishes! Loved it...

  • Celina E.

    July 4, 20201 review

    10/10
  • Eliette W.

    March 6, 20201 review

    9.5/10

    We really enjoyed the attieke and fish at Mama Essi. Also the sauce was very authentic and delicious. All in all a good restaurant with freshly cooked food with the real African taste.

  • Yeshika K.
    Yeshika K.

    January 31, 20201 review

    8.5/10

    We had a great dinner experience and received great service. Slightly overpriced. Fork deal makes it definitely worth it. The staff is very helpful and welcoming.

  • Susanne k.

    January 7, 20202 reviews

    10/10

    The food taste so good. I really love ghanian food. My favorite restaurant ever. Good chef and staff good service.

  • Stephanie R.

    December 13, 20194 reviews

    8.5/10

    Very cozy place! You can feel the warmth of mama Esi in her food, it was my first time trying middle african food and I really liked it. Platano cake is delicious

  • Romina O.

    April 7, 20191 review

    8.5/10

    Lekker eten waarin je de liefde proeft en service met een lach!

  • Edward E.

    February 1, 20191 review

    9.5/10

    Great food and friendly staff. Mama Esi really makes you feel at home - She walks around to greet customers and chat with them to give each one personal attention. Great experience!

  • Irmgard d.

    November 30, 20185 reviews

    8/10

    Verrassend lekker!

  • Jean N.
    Jean N.

    November 4, 20182 reviews

    10/10
  • Solange U.

    October 26, 20181 review

    10/10

    I was very happy..very sweet food and I really felt at home.

  • Jesse v.

    October 13, 20184 reviews

    9.5/10

    The food was very very good, as was the vibe!

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Hillelaan 19, 3072 JC, Rotterdam, Netherlands

About the restaurant

Africa is a continent of many (eat) cultures. Mama Essi, an African lady, bringt the authentic African flavours to you in Rotterdam. Fufu, for example, is one of the most important ingredients of the African meal made of casave, yam or cocoyam. Also okra soup, goat meat and bakabanana are on the menu. Take away and catering are also possibilities.

Features

Birthday, Good for a business lunch, Good for families, Good for groups, , Romantic, Terrace, Traditional, Waterfront, , Mother's Day,

Services

You can reserve the restaurant for a private event (Max. 60 people)

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