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Dibiterie Cheikh - Closed

231 W. 116th St. New York, NY 10026 | Harlem | 212-663-0717

Location Description:

Among the dozen or so Senegalese restaurants in the city, this one is unique, concentrating on charcoal-grilled tidbits of lamb leg known as dibi (other places substitute lamb chops). In the modern manner, dinner features French-leaning West African specialties, while lunch is reserved for tribal fare. In addition to dibi the evening menu offers pintade, a succulent roast guinea hen, sided with french fries, white rice, or green plantain. Though the lunch menu lists 11 dishes, only a couple are available per day, however the national dish of cheb--stuffed fish over dirty rice with plenty of veggies--is always available.


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  • Cuisine(s): Senegalese
  • Hours: Daily 12pm-2am
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary
  • Parking: No Parking
  • Features: Takeout

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