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Baku's African Restaurant

197 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1726
+1 413-253-7202
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“jollof rice” (2 reviews)
“ginger beer” (2 reviews)
“green beans” (4 reviews)
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197 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1726
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

They are no longer is business. I like there food. Delicious, tasty and different. Africa is the root of many foods.

Thank Wolfspark
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I stopped into Baku's for a late lunch after taking a hike on a summer day. I'm vegetarian so I ordered the "Signature Jollof Rice, Beans and Vegetables" for a mere $5.95 and a glass of "Super Spicy Ginger Beer." The owner made everything to...More

Thank EarthSki68
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I wasn't very hungry, but I was with a small group who was, and I enjoyed the food here anyway. The chicken was cooked to absolute perfection, moist, tender, very flavorful---yet not fried, but stewed. Savory side dishes and green beans also cooked to the...More

Thank Amateuse
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

I love Nigerian food and I am picky since my in-laws make great Nigerian food. I was very excited to try this place but it was not as god as other Nigerian food that I tasted. The service was o. I was

Thank Juripanda
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I had the pleasure of eating delicious food at Baku's with my co-workers. The owner was lovely. We felt link we were enjoying a meal in her home. I highly recommend going to Baku's

Thank lzollo9904
Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

I loved this place. It's local & delicious. The own knows fun & is a great companion. I came in alone for lunch & left feeling happy & satisfied like I'd been at a family table We are All Relatives. Food is the diplomat &...More

Thank Wolfspark
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

The Nigerian food was marvelous! Very homey, owner explained the food, her culture and was very friendly. The service was like your grandmother's kitchen, so don't expect fancy, snooty or fawning.

Thank Donald T
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We wanted to try a restaurant with food you couldn't get in the dorms, thus ended up at this African (Nigerian) restaurant. At first, we were wary. It was early for dinner and we were the first customers. The lady who ran the restaurant was...More

Thank Grant K
Reviewed 16 January 2014

We arrived about 7:30pm on a Saturday during winter break. Understandably the place was empty with the college students all out of town. There was one girl working and we took the menus over to the table area to pick out what we wanted to...More

1  Thank MissMuffet63
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Don't miss Baku's. I had never had Nigerian food before, and I had some doubts when we walked in, because the decor is very simple, and it's a one-woman show. However, when I peered over the counter and saw that everything was super-organized and freshly...More

1  Thank gatos-del-mundo
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Dinner
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Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 N Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002-1726
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-253-7202
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