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Pan Africa Market - CLOSED

1521 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
+1 206-652-2461
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
12 May 2012
“A taste of Africa in many ways”
5 Mar 2012
“Never again.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Ethiopian
££ - £££
1521 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
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Reviewed 12 May 2012

Okay- we have lived in Ghana and in Chad since 1987. Travelled through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and our girls went to boarding high school in Kenya. We go to the Pan Africa on occasion. Yeah, the service can be slow, but we go planning to...More

Thank Shawbones
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Service = horrible. I believe there was only one server on the floor and, on a Sunday where the place was practically empty, he should've been more engaging to customers. At least ask if they've been there before. It was our first time and was...More

Thank Luv_2_Trvl98312
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Always high on my list of to visit places in Seattle.

Thank Rodfromnewmains
Reviewed 3 November 2011

I had first eaten here several times in 2007, and dropped in today for lunch while in Seattle for business. In and out in 40 mins, the Groundnut (meaning peanut) entree was enjoyable. Service was pleasant and properly efficient. It is a good spot for...More

Thank xml167
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Excellent Ethiopian food. Check the hours. I don't think they are open late. Any time I'm in Seattle, I make sure I drop in for dinner. Not dressy, but I wear a Polo and jeans with leather shoes and fit in just fine. Some folks...More

Thank Godzira
Reviewed 7 August 2011

If you did your homework you'd know service is slow. It was. Food is good, but I left hungry. Overall experience good.

1  Thank airplanegeek
Reviewed 9 June 2011

Having read the complaints posted here, I wasn't sure what to expect, but my friends and I had a terrific meal, with friendly and prompt service. There were eight of us and we ended up sharing, so we all got to sample a range of...More

Thank Ralphhh
Reviewed 13 November 2010

I went to Pan Africa last weekend with my girl friend from Africa she was so excited to have some great African food after we read the great reviews. To start with the service was so bad took almost 10 min to get water with...More

1  Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 28 August 2010

Reading the other reviews, I feel shocked! Did I go somewhere else that day?! To another place named Pan Africa Market on 1st Ave?! I'm sure the service I received was awful! It was a rather warm August afternoon that I stopped by this place...More

Thank FluffyBunnyFuFu
Reviewed 11 June 2010

My family ~ 2 adults, + 13, 11, & 3 year olds ~ visited this restaurand in May. We told the waitress that this was a new experience for us and she recommended dishes based on our preference for beef or chicken and spice level....More

1  Thank CaliMom+Dad+2
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  • Address: 1521 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-652-2461
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