Must see restaurants in Monrovia

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    Top Choice


    This is hands-down Monrovia's favourite spot for lunch and early-evening cocktails. Evelyn's offers upmarket Liberian dishes (such as palm butter and rice…

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    Golden Beach

    Life in Liberia doesn't get better than this. Exhale, kick off your shoes and start your evening here, where tables sink into the sand and sunsets dip…

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    Sweet Lips

    This firm favourite is said to serve up the very best Liberian food in town – try the excellent fufu (puréed, fermented cassava) and palm butter.

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    Sajj House

    Lebanese meze, cheese-and-spinach pies, sandwiches and pizzas are served beneath the awnings of a large traditional Liberian garden hut. Popular with…

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    Embassy Suites

    The friendly staff at Embassy Suites (also a good hotel) will bring over bowls of popcorn before you start your meal. On the menu is a mix of Lebanese and…

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    For a change from Monrovia's plethora of American, Lebanese – and of course Liberian – restaurants, there's Ethiopian restaurant Bishoftu in Sinkor, which…

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    Blue House

    A smart restaurant serving creative dishes made from local ingredients, a glam cocktail bar, and the occasional live-jazz act, Blue House fits the bill…

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    Silver Beach snack stand

    This snack stand with a few tables is one of the best around. It serves up platters of grilled grouper, shrimp and lobster, and on Sundays there's dancing…

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    Living Room

    Celebrated by expats for its transcendent tuna salad, Monrovia's top sushi bar feels very glamorous with smart leather chairs, sleek black tables and a…

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    Abi Jaoudi

    Self-caterers can try the well-stocked Abi Jaoudi between Sekou Touré and Benson Sts, which sells everything from French cheese and croissants to wine and…

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    Stop & Shop

    Self-caterers can try Stop & Shop, with a range of US products.