Zion Kitchen Lounge & Cafe
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Spice Up Your Senses With Our Authentic Nigerian & West African Cuisine!

Best African Restaurant in Washington


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Bitter Leaf

Bitter Leaf

$22.00

Snail

Snail

$18.99

Fish Roll

Fish Roll

$38.00

Pepper Soup

Pepper Soup

$12.00

A Flavorful Journey Through Heritage, Spice, and Unity on Every Plate

A Flavorful Journey Through Heritage, Spice, and Unity on Every Plate

Our Nigerian cuisine is a vibrant and diverse culinary tapestry that reflects the country's rich cultural heritage, geographical variations, and historical influences. It's characterized by bold flavors, aromatic spices, and a wide array of ingredients that come together to create truly unique and memorable dishes. It is not only about the food itself but also the communal spirit of sharing meals. Our menu embodies the essence of family, culture, and tradition, making every dining experience a celebration of both flavor and togetherness.

Imported Ingredients From Africa - Quality Matters!

Imported Ingredients From Africa - Quality Matters!

Our commitment to authenticity is unwavering, as we bring the true taste of Africa to your plate. We take pride in using only the finest, all-natural ingredients, meticulously sourced and imported from the heart of Africa. Our dishes are a reflection of real flavors, prepared the way they were meant to be - a blend of heritage and innovation that invites you to savor every bite. At Zion West African Restaurant, we invite you to indulge in the genuine warmth and comfort of home-cooked meals, just like they should be. Come, experience the true essence of West African cuisine and be a part of our welcoming culinary family!


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Unforgettable Catering Experience

Unforgettable Catering Experience

Since 2002, our Catering Division has been creating memorable culinary experiences. No event is too grand or intimate – from opulent wedding receptions boasting over 1000 guests to corporate gatherings and partnerships with NGOs. Our commitment extends beyond plates; we've provided nourishment to shelters and curated a diverse array of offerings.

Release the burdens of event planning, for we excel not only in cuisine but also in service. Our adept and professional staff stand ready to orchestrate impeccable experiences, freeing you to revel in the moment. Entrust us with every facet of your catering needs.

For convenience, we introduce the option of Pre-Packed Catered Food, thoughtfully encased in disposable containers. Share the guest count, handpick selections from our menu, and leave the rest to us – neatly packaged in our durable takeaway containers.

What elevates us is our unwavering pursuit of excellence. Through meticulous attention to food quality and an unrelenting commitment to perfection, we stand apart as your culinary partner.

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3 Generations of Home Cooking

3 Generations of Home Cooking

As you enter Zion, the embrace of African heritage envelopes you. Savor palm wine and the aroma of Jollof rice, or recline on our plush couches, sipping meticulously crafted cocktails while our DJs set the ambience. Every corner resonates with the spirit of celebration and unity, inviting you to be a part of something truly special.

Join us at Zion, where each visit is an encounter with warmth, tradition, and innovation. Your culinary expedition awaits, a symphony of flavors, culture, and genuine hospitality. Come, experience the soulful heartbeat of Africa, right here in DC.

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Reviews

So I come to the place 1x a week because I completely love everything about it. The food, the fengshui, and also because of the people who work here. I've dined in, and done take out.

Domanique D.

Domanique D.

Delicious food and a good variety on the menu. Fantastic staff 👏, give service with a smile 😃 Go and try them, you will not regret it.

Dr. Ngozi A.

Dr. Ngozi A.

My favorite African Restaurant. Love love the joilet rice, fish and spinach. May God continue to Bless ur business as u continue to be successful. Happy Hoildays everyone

Jacqueline M

Jacqueline M

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Location

Washington, DC


Sunday

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM EST

Monday

11:00 AM - 8:45 PM EST

Tuesday

(Today)

11:00 AM - 8:45 PM EST

Wednesday

11:00 AM - 8:45 PM EST

Thursday

11:00 AM - 8:45 PM EST

Friday

11:00 AM - 8:45 PM EST

Saturday

11:00 AM - 8:45 PM EST