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Kilimanjaro Restaurant

4317 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2912
+1 215-387-1970
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tilapia” (3 reviews)
“lamb dish” (2 reviews)
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4317 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2912
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

nothing special about this place. the owners are sweet. nice casual vibe inside. food taste nothing special. good quality ingredients. sauce tasted like mayonnaise did not like.

Thank joejkc
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Tucked into a rare strip mall in West Philly, this senagalese restaurant was a delightful surprise. My husband (a fish lover and critic) was delighted with flavorful red snapper. I had a lamb dish . Both were very good. Side dishes have huge portions, so...More

Thank nancy p
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We took a chance on this Senegalese restaurant having had a wonderful experience in Montreal. We were not disappointed. The food is fresh home cooking bursting with flavour. We had the peanut sauced lamb, the tilapia, plus two other chicken and lamb dishes. All were...More

Thank irlundee
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had the tilapia - served fish eyes and all and the Sengalese chicken. Both were delicious and good portions. Very unassuming place which is part of its charm. Small place and you can BYOB. Also reasonably priced - I highly recommend venturing to this...More

Thank h0ylandm
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

- This restaurant is on 43rd & Chestnut for those familiar with Philadelphia, in Chestnut Plaza. - It is a small restaurant with a capacity of about 20 or so people. - It looks like first come first served. - It's quite clean and would...More

Thank iluvgr8tdeals
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I cannot say enough about the deliciousness of their food! I was in town on business and fortunately this was close to my hotel. It is a small restaurant that can certainly get crowded and loud, but it had a vibrant atmosphere. I seemed to...More

Thank mrouleau
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at the Kilimanjaro recently. Ambience was good. Food was sumptuous. We had roast lamb, fish, veggies and rice. Everything was cooked to perfection. Great food for the price. Will be back next time.

Thank Chi_Chi2111_11
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love this restaurant. The lamb dibi is hands-down the best lamb dish I've ever had. I like this restaurant so much that I've actually planned a trip to Philadelphia just to visit. I live five hours away. It's that seriously delicious. I would...More

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

I absolutely appreciated the food. It was delicious. I had the dibi and fish and they were both lovely. Being from Senegal I know exactly how both of them should taste. The only thing I wasn't happy about was the lack of attention of one...More

Thank Mohamed T
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Have been here twice and food was so delicious both times! Chicken I had last time was super moist! Last time I had the lamb chops which were very good. Make sure you try one of their finger drinks, it was awesome! Next time, I'm...More

Thank Asim L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4317 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2912
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-387-1970
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