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1168 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216-1617
+1 718-230-0523
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken dish” (2 reviews)
“mafe” (3 reviews)
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1168 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216-1617
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I have been a patron of Joloff since 1999 or 2000 when they were located on Fulton and St. James. "Pop," his wife and children are wonderful! When I started going there, the children were small and are now adults and young adults. The service...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered the yassa Jeun, the mafe legumes, the yassa tofu, fried plaintains and bissap to drink. Everything was very tasty and the food quantity was also very good. The place is intimate and welcoming, and the service was really nice. We will definitely come...More

Thank ironmaider
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The food is extraordinary. The restaurant is filled with African culture, which causes one to forget he/she is still in American and in NYC. Don't miss out on the chicken dishes, as they are some of the most tender and flavorful I've experienced in any...More

Thank ric146
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Jerejef for bringing Senegalese food to Brooklyn for a great price! Serves all the goodstaples (from mafe to yassa to ceebu jen) at decent prices. Welcome addition.

Thank hogiebear33
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I have never tried this cuisine before but my cousin recommended it. I ordered the Joloff rice and the chicken with cashews. It was SO good, I ate my entire plate which was quite a big serving. Would recommend it and love to return if...More

Thank mrsbasravi
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you want to taste a good Senegalese food and listen african music, this is a good option. It is a small restaurant but with a beautiful decoration. Clean and a kind service by the owners. It was awarded like the best Senegalese restaurant in...More

Thank Dahir C
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Very intimate atmosphere with excellent service. This family owned restaurant makes you feel at home; warm decor and spacious setting. Food is made to order, fresh and well seasoned especially the Jollof rice and traditional Thiebuen Jeun. The Ginger Juice is a must have as...More

Thank TheGlamLotus
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

This small Senegalese restaurant is a hidden gem on the edge of Bed-Stuy. My wife and I had a terrific dinner at completely reasonable prices with plenty of delicious lunch left-overs. I had one of the chicken dishes and she had lamb. The vibe is...More

Thank fslane3
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This small and intimate Senegalese restaurant provides healthy, fresh food including plenty of chicken and fish options. Three of us ate the fish dishes. The fish was moist and tasty. Mine was in a delicious peanut sauce. Meal portions are just right--not too big and...More

Thank DakotaSummer
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

Recently here with some senegalese friends. The Dibi (lamb shanks) were amazing!! Friendly service and super cozy atmosphere.

Thank Jennifer S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1168 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216-1617
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-230-0523
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