Kuti's

355 W. 116th St.
New York, NY 10026
212-222-1127

Details

  • $$
  • Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Snack Food
  • Full bar
  • Garage Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
Descended from Korhogo 126, an Ivory Coast restaurant in Carroll Gardens that didn't last long, Kuti's reconfigures the joint as a sandwich shop, selling various types of schwarma (one per day), served in a wrap or with polished rice on a platter. The lamb was spectacular when we tasted it, and other sandwich stuffings include beef brain and tongue, and a vegetarian option, too. We found the shrimp piri-piri (an Angolan staple) as hot as we wanted it to be, and, to counter all the flesh, there are pristine salads and black-eyed pea fritters, known in the Ivory Coast as akaka. Finally, you can snack like a Nigerian by ordering the peanut-dusted lamb kebabs called sukuya.
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