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Little Baobab

Map & Directions 3388 19th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
  • African, Eritrean, Ethiopian
  • Mon-Sat 6pm-2am
  • MasterCard, Visa
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Coat Check
  • Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Accepted
  • Street


SF Weekly's Description

An offshoot of Bissap Baobab, the rollicking Senegalese restaurant right around the corner on mission St., Little Baobab is more of a club than an eatery--well-known for its reggae and afro-pop dance nights. The menu is similar to the larger restaurant's--festive, shareable Senegalese and Pan-African appetizers and entrees, like shrimp marinated in cloves, chilis, and garlic, tropical salads, and lamb in peanut sauce. The cocktails are unique here; try the Flamboyant (hibiscus, lime, and vodka) or the Salaan (a tamarind-based margarita).

Member Reviews

  • kassak wrote a review for Little Baobab
    on 08/05/08

    This is a great place to dance on wednesday nights if you like timba. The people are friendly and the music is the best in the city. I love it!

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  • Grub Crawl on 11/10/10

    Went on a Grub Crawl with them! Had their chicken skewers, peanut sauce, plantains and grilled tofu. www.grubcrawl.com Check out some of the Baobab photos:

  • Mextaliana on 10/27/11

    Although not a "salsa joint" - they play do play a wide mix of world beats including salsa, bachata, reggae, African and more. They serve yummy Senegalese too. Worth checking out.

  • Dimitra W. on 10/17/13

    Awesome service, great music and drinks, food was amazing and loved my dessert. (See picture)

  • Geoffroy B. on 01/26/13

    Try the gambas, they're delicious.

  • Phil H. on 08/15/13

    Try the fried bananas and the infusion rum.. Both light sweet with a great vibrant taste. Feels like you're in the Caribbean!

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