Discover Ghanaian Cuisine in Worcester


Posted: February 25, 2020

Worcester is a dining destination with endless restaurant options showcasing cuisine from around the world. Some of the greatest treasures in the city are the many Ghanaian restaurants tucked away in neighborhoods. These small businesses pay extra attention to ingredients, preparation, and presentation.

If you’ve never experienced Ghanaian cuisine, you’re missing out. A perfect blend of spicy and sweet from jollof rice to savory meat dishes, you’ll fall in love with these amazing restaurants in Worcester.

Accra Girls

1280 Grafton St, Worcester, MA 01604

Photo credit: Accra Girls Restaurant

Accra Girls offers a bright and welcoming environment. Each dish is a work of art. From the second you open the door, you will be greeted and treated like family. This restaurant is known for their combination platters that include delicious fried rice and choice of meat and vegetables. You will leave feeling inspired and satisfied - make sure to try the tomato stew with goat meat it’ll warm you up on a cold winter day.


Joyful Way 

Blackstone River Rd, Worcester, MA 01607

Photo credit: EA / Joyful Way Restaurant

Joyful Way is a small, simple dining establishment with high-quality food and big flavor. Although in-restaurant dining is available, takeout is popular at this destination.  A favorite dish on the menu is tsofi (turkey tail) which is prepared with a variety of spices including ginger, garlic, and salt. Try the dipping sauce shito - it's sweet with a mild kick.


Anokye Krom

687 Millbury St, Worcester, MA 01607

Photo credit: Michael K.

A bright and colorful eatery that includes a bar and typically has cultural music playing in the background. The top-notch dish waakye is made from scratch and worth waiting for. You will enjoy the large portions and reasonable price point. Waakye includes beans and rice with a burst of color produced by the millet stalk leaves that provide an extraordinary taste. The dish also includes fish, pig feet, boiled eggs, and a side of spaghetti.

Whatever you decide to order, you are sure to have a fun and wonderful experience. Enjoy!


About The Author: 

Ransford Adjei is an intern at Discover Central MA and is currently a senior at North High School in Worcester, MA. He is a sports enthusiast and enjoys exploring the restaurants in Worcester and trying new things. Upon graduation, he intends to study finance.

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