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La Teranga

4903 1/2 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1743
+1 206-725-1188
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb” (6 reviews)
“columbia city” (2 reviews)
“senegalese” (5 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
4903 1/2 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1743
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

My husband and I were looking for lunch in Columbia City so we stopped into La Teranga. It is so tiny that the address is 4903 1/2 :) There are 5 tables inside but we arrived around 3 pm so we are able to get...More

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This was only my second time ever to a Senegalese restaurant ever in my life and it was both fun and a great dining experience. The very small interior is decorated with colorful artwork to help get you in the mood and the experience of...More

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed May 24, 2017

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 July 26, 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 February 19, 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 February 4, 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 January 1, 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 October 26, 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 June 28, 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 June 20, 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
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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
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