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Afro Deli & Coffee

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1931 S 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1257
6128715555
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Decorah, Iowa
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in for lunch with the whole family. Waited in line for a bit, but well worth the wait! Excellent food, service and atmosphere! Such a great find!

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Thank Hurry72
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything is excellent, everything. You can't go wrong, food wise. Their prices are fabulous for the quanity and quality...made to order..online ordering..very fresh. Cheerful, helpful service, they bent over backwards to please, accepted the Groupon gracefully and properly, and even packed a lil extra sauce for this condiment queen. Clean comfortable, a mix of take-out, dine -in and outdoor seating.... More 

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Thank sinderella66
minnesota
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I love to go there and get the chicken fantastic and coconut shrimp and the Somali spiced tea. They never disappoint.

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Thank wanttobetraveler
Twin Cities
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

wonderful chicken curry, falafel, gyro and some exotic East African dishes ... oh, and Somalian tea great outdoor place to eat, very lively, nice energy, this is a go-to place for many University of Minnesota students Steve Chicoine freedomhistory

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Thank Steve Freedomhi... C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

On every occasion that I have ever gone here, the food has always been outstanding. Veggie Fantastic is so very yummy! Sambusas? Order three, you won't be disappointed. There is nothing on the menu that is off limits. Everything is great! A word to the wise, however, is if you are able, don't arrive at noon, though the wait isn't... More 

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Thank Judy G
Burnsville, Minnesota
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Chicken Fantastic, sanbusas and Somalian Tea are what makes this place wonderful. I prefer the location in Cedar Riverside because of the outdoor patio, but the St. Paul location has the same standard of preparation and taste. I have taken many a friend and family member here and they soon become repeat customers as well.

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Thank FlyRae
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I had never heard of Afro Deli before, but wanted to try something new. I was surprisingly pleased with my meal. I had the Somali Steak Sandwich. The African spices weren't too spicy, and the meal was satisfying. I wasn't sure if just a sandwich would be enough, so I had ordered a side of their Somali rice, but ended... More 

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Thank Karen W
United States
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110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I've been here several times and have never been disappointed. As a vegetarian, I usually go with the falafel sandwich and vegetable sambusas. The food is flavorful and done just right – even the french fries are perfect. I visit every time I'm in Minneapolis.

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Thank Claire D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I guess everyone talks a lot about Afro Deli's food but I like their music selection too! The place is usually filled with people and that means you will have to wait for food. If you are open minded and do not have aversion to jazz/blues, you will like the time spent waiting for food. Now, food. Its good and... More 

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Thank Ashfaqul H
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Great food and generous portions. They added outside seating this past summer and I am so glad we have such good food close to the campus. On the corner of Riverside and 20th Ave. It is not fast food. It's very good food that takes a little more time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1931 S 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1257
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 6128715555

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