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Plot 171 Aminu Kano Crescent,, Abuja, Nigeria
+234 9 291 1002
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

nice Resturant with a contemporary layout offering various style of grilled food. The food is top notch. location is along aminu kano Crescent in one of the best District in abuja

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Best restaurant in Abuja. Consistent. Never any bad experience. Service can sometimes be a bit slow, but that is every were in Nigeria.

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Thank Svante E
Abuja, Nigeria
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

There should be improvement in the food varieties taking care of all sick patience and their taste. Parking space should also be provided in order avoid guest clash and give more satisfaction to the customers

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Thank sanilawals
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I had high expectations before visiting. So i took my wife out for a lovely dinner. The first thing we noticed was no AC. It was just fans. I figured well maybe thats a classic setting. The 2nd thing I noticed was the ambient music was too loud to my liking. It wasn't subtle. And it took forever for a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Tucked in a popular area of Abuja, with good parking space and two level sitting areas. The meal prep time was quick, and the waiters were polite and always at hand. The food was delicious and not expensive. If you want authentic Indian food, this is the place to visit.

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Thank Fatimah A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

My favorite Indian food in Nigeria by far. The food is always excellent quality and nice ambiance. I recommend the tandoori lamb shoulder:)

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nairobi, Kenya
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I live in Kenya where we have the 'Handy' Indian restaurant in Nairobi which sets standards by which other Indian eateries can be measured. At that, Wakkis in Abuja does not rate remotely close to the Handy at which I am very surprised to see it rated on TA as Abuja's #2 restaurant! Dined with a friend. Has chicken tikka... More 

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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I visit Wakkis a few times a week and never been sick (which is good going for a Nigerian restaurant). Plenty on the menu to choose from that are not spicy and even the spicy dishes are good! Palak paneer is particularly good.

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Thank tryanythingatall
Luton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Had dinner here and it was pretty good. Went with a large group for an evening out and had a blast. Lots to drink and eat and very reasonably priced. Had shoulder of lamb cooked to perfection but needs some kind of sauce. Although it is indian food, however it seems to have been adjusted to suit the Nigerian palate... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is more relaxing after work meetings. Fresh food, u can watch they bake nan and tandoori. Nice place and tasty food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 171 Aminu Kano Crescent,, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Abuja State  >  Abuja
  • Phone Number: +234 9 291 1002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?