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Nice live music but very VERY small space.
Super disappointed with this cafe. Waitress was less than friendly. Completely outrageous prices for the amount of food given. $11 sandwich that has a piece of chicken smaller than the most of the fries. Sandwich was supposed to come with avacado but there's none.
Tasty, cheap food! This locally-owned cafe/restaurant has generous portions and great fusion food. Based on what I ate and saw on the menu, it's mostly Southern with some African. Good food takes time so be ready to wait. The house sauce is very spicy and most dishes are fried, but other than that the place is great! Most meals around $10.
Quiet place, great for a post climbing meal, the service was excellent and the food yummy and filling.
Lake Chad Cafe right on Seattle's historic S. Jackson Street near 17th with its great selection of African and Cajun food, coffee, beer and wine in a shiny new development, now brings new hope to a changed and changing Central District landscape that now includes a strong and positive, globalizing, African immigrant presence and a great place with bar and meeting space with couches and LCD project where good people across generations and across cultures can meet to share and exchange great and timely ideas, (and even live stream them) about how people can create even more good by being the change they need to see a now 21st century Seattle. The #14 bus stop is also right there in front of the place which make it convenient to get there and get back.
Great environment! I love the place worth the travel from the East to the West Coast!
A bit pricey, but good food. Especially the salads.
Really good food! Chicken Wings are AMAZING!
Great atmosphere. Food is different than anything in Seattle and more affordable than then most places around. There is a full bar. They offer live music, video presentations, and African-centric entertainment. Nothing like it in this city.
Tasty and servers are nice.
Excellent food! Really tasty. Cafe area is a bit small, but the staff is friendly.
Great tasting food ,create customer service.The owner of the restaurant waited on us!
Great people! Food may be unavailable after sometime nighttimes, but there be drinks all the way till closing
Been there 3 times and all 3 times it was closed. Two of those times were when the schedule said it was supposed to be open. I give up...
I love this place. The yasa is amazing, and no place else in town makes a ginger juice like them. It's a lot more than a coffee shop, and there's love music most weekends. Super friendly staff too.
It's amazing. It's a brilliant anchor in the community for my family!!!
Very comfortable with good tap beer and specialty cocktails.
Amazing food.. Great space.. Lovely people.. Great service..
Some of the best food I’ve ever had in my life!
Nice dive bar with a small dance floor
Food was great!! It was also a nice atmosphere with good service. Can’t wait to go back and try more dishes.
Good food! The cook everything fresh, which means it delicious but you have to wait a bit while they cook it.
From the other reviews I expected this place to be much smaller... it has a decent amount of seating and it's a hidden gem with awesome food and great vibes.
Very homey, not an extensive menu but good offerings at good prices. Try the ginger juice!
my first experience was not good.
i ordered a shrimp po-boy. the menu said fried shrimp with mamas homemade sauce, lettuce, tomatoe, onion on toasted french bread.
this special sauce was straight mustard! the 4 little shrimp were covered in the remaining ingredients on this nice size french bread. you are literally fishing for shrimp, ridiculous for $11.00 oh and it came with about 5 french fries. i ended up throwing it in the garbage.
wasted money!! oh and i called back and she told me "yeah it says mustard on the menu". i can read!
if my lunch was longer i would have turned back around to give back this meal!
My first experience here was fantastic. I had a meeting here and was pleasantly surprised. I didn't expect to order food since I had no idea where I was...read this and 21 more