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Afro Deli & Grill

720 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2924
+1 612-871-5555
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“lamb gyro” (4 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
American, Fusion, African, Mediterranean
720 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2924
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

It's technically fast food but it's not your typical fast food. Its foods from around the Mediterranean. I had a lamb gyros and salad that were very good - very fresh vegetables, good flat bread and gyros. My friend had a dish I had never...More

Thank tripledec
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I walked in here after a gopher game, I have been to the one in St. Paul and always enjoy their food and they didn't have the line like many of the local bars did at the time. I crushed a gyro that was so...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I ate there twice, it gets busy during the lunch hour. I had lamb gyro, with salad, pita and sauce. It was delicious and filling. Other time I had chicken fantastic, the taste was plain.

Thank Sibelcay
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Everything is very fresh. To-go orders are always nicely packed and always ready at the right time. Large portions.

Thank Clairisa W
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Reasonably good food, to be sure, but far from amazing and far from authentic. Chicken curry and afro steak were good, but both were long on rice, short on meat. No atmosphere to speak of. Good for college kids on a budget, good for carryout,...More

Thank jakester88
Reviewed 21 January 2017

No line when we went. Very nice, helpful staff. Lunch was good. Can't really say more. I will try it again and hope that I have the experiences that many other reviewers are having.

Thank MollyAW1234
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We went in for lunch with the whole family. Waited in line for a bit, but well worth the wait! Excellent food, service and atmosphere! Such a great find!

1  Thank Hurry72
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Everything is excellent, everything. You can't go wrong, food wise. Their prices are fabulous for the quanity and quality...made to order..online ordering..very fresh. Cheerful, helpful service, they bent over backwards to please, accepted the Groupon gracefully and properly, and even packed a lil extra sauce...More

1  Thank sinderella66
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I love to go there and get the chicken fantastic and coconut shrimp and the Somali spiced tea. They never disappoint.

1  Thank wanttobetraveler
Reviewed 6 September 2016

wonderful chicken curry, falafel, gyro and some exotic East African dishes ... oh, and Somalian tea great outdoor place to eat, very lively, nice energy, this is a go-to place for many University of Minnesota students Steve Chicoine freedomhistory

1  Thank Steve Freedomhi... C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2924
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-871-5555
  • E-mail
A fast, friendly, and affordable place for anything from coffee and tea, to lunch, dinner, and dessert. Afro Deli is a social venture that attempts to weave together business with community and culture. We offer great food at great price served quickly. All of our dishes are made fresh and prepared Halal. We also cater all types of events & meetings from small to large.
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