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B.B. African and American Restaurant

1715 Webster Ave., The Bronx, NY 10457 40.84364 -73.903247
nr. 174th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-731-7992 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: African/Moroccan
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Hours

Daily, 24 hours

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D at 174th-175th Sts.

Prices

$7-$9

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Notable Chef

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Only an exit ramp away from the Cross Bronx Expressway, this husband-and-wife-run pit stop caters to the culinary cravings of homesick West African expats. In between fares, gypsy-cab drivers from Senegal, Guinea, and Sierra Leone stop in for the house favorite: pungent cassava leaf stew, a brownish paste thickened with peanuts and scooped onto heaping trays of white or yellow rice. Mix-and-match meat dishes are available to hungrier patrons, most of whom know the menu by heart. (In truth, no menus exist aside from a small one taped to the kitchen wall). Before heading back out, customers have been known to catch a few innings on the big screen in one corner or bow in prayer on rugs in the other—whichever makes them feel more at home.

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