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La Teranga

) #1,004 of 3,099 Restaurants in Seattle $$ - $$$ African
4903 1/2 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1743
+1 206-725-1188
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“lamb” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“yassa” (3 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
4903 1/2 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1743
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Does it get any better...delicious food prepared by one chef (with a super smile), who waits on you, and is welcoming in every manner? It felt like we were in his home, as 20 feet away, he meticulously prepared every plate and served everyone. Not...More

Thank papinn
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Loved the food! I love trying ethnic food and had never tried Senegal food before. The chef did an awesome job. The lamb and goat dishes were excellent. Will definitely go back

Thank Noah L
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

It's ideal for parties of maximum 3 people. A party of 4 would be a challenge based on how the tables are set up. The owner is very personable and cooks up some very tasty food.,we ordered the national fish dish, the lamb mafe and...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

So narrow a frontage you could easily walk by, but don't! Great variety so will have to return many times to adequately sample. One fish dish (Thiebou Djeun) and one vegetarian (Mafe) were both outstanding as were the unique beverages. Friendly and helpful chef/server.

Thank RossCoble
Reviewed 1 January 2016

First, I have never been to Senegal but I used to have a lot of poulet yassa in Benin which I missed. Hence, I was excited to find this restaurant. Along with the poulet yassa, I also ordered a goat dish. Both came with rice....More

Thank Macabebe
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Mamadou is a great cook and perfect host. The lamb is tender and filled with garlic. They have vegetarian menu. It is small so not good for large groups. It is mostly take out. But if you are a few sit and enjoy conversation with...More

Thank dawnmason
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This very narrow restaurant with a total of about 5 tables (seating 2-3 people each) serves fresh, authentic Senegalese food. The menu had so many appealing options that it was hard to decide on just one dish to order. We went with the veggie yassa...More

Thank gatos-del-mundo
Reviewed 20 June 2015

La Teranga is the smallest restaurant that I have ever been in, bit it is very big on flavor. I have never tried Senegalese food, and did not know exactly what to expect. I tried the Fish Yassa and the Lamb Mafe and I ate...More

Thank Esteban R
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Take an hour and feel transported to Senegal right in Columbia City neighborhood. The place is tiny, but friendly. The good aromas are different, the food looks tasty but not like the usual lunch. I had the Senegalese national dish, fried fish in tomato sauce...More

Thank dickanddoug
Reviewed 24 March 2013

This boite is small but mighty. The owner is very friendly and his love for his food shows in the presentation and flavor. We had a wonderful time at this four table restaurant in the heart of Columbia City's main st district. We wil definitely...More

Thank NYhitchhiker
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  • Address: 4903 1/2 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1743
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-725-1188