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Addie Lee's Soul Food

596 Main Street

Known for their customer service and unbeatable value, you’ll find classic comfort foods at Addie Lee’s. Popular dishes include their fried chicken, beef ribs that “fall off the bone” and heavenly peach cobbler, as attested by many locals.

Accra Girls Restaurant

1280 Grafton Street

Emmanuel Labri is the entrepreneur bringing the “taste of Ghana” to Worcester, first at Accra Girls and most recently at akra Eatery & Juice Bar. Try the Omo Tuo, a Ghanaian staple food made with rice, served in a peanut butter soup with goat meat.

akra Eatery & Juice Bar

150 Green Street

akra Eatery and Juice Bar features natural food influenced by West African cooking traditions and is based inside the buzzing Worcester Public Market. Create your own bowl or wrap, or try classics like the Waakye Bowl. As for drinks, locals especially enjoy the Juixe.

Anokye Krom

687 Millbury Street

If you visit for dinner, try the Sizzling Akomfem (guinea fowl) at this Afro Ghanaian-American restaurant. If you’re just looking for a snack, you can’t go wrong with the fried plantains and an Alvaro, a unique refreshing natural malt drink.

Aretha's Kitchen

118 Cambridge Street

Discover Jamaican favorites at Aretha’s Kitchen, described as “a hidden gem” by locals. Try the Ackee Salt Fish or Jerk Chicken for an authentic Jamaican dinner experience.

Belmont Vegetarian Restaurant

157 Belmont Street

Enjoy a savory soulful twist on Jamaican and American inspired dishes at Belmont, where a meat-free, non-dairy, body-nourishing diet is the cornerstone of the menu design - perfect for vegan and vegetarians alike. Try the veggie stew or create your own combo plate.

Caribbean Flaavor

976a Main Street

In the heart of Main South you’ll find delectable oxtail with mac and cheese at Caribbean Flaavor, a Jamaican restaurant where you’re invited to discover the fresh and bold flavors of the Caribbean without packing your luggage. Try their homemade Jamaican Beef Patties if you’re looking for a quick bite on the go.

Elder Paintsil's African Restaurant

984 Main Street

Find African cuisine on Main Street at Elder Paintsil's. Locals recommend the jolloff rice fried fish and fried tomato stew.

Fatima's Café 

43 West Boylston Street

Omar and Fatima’s café restaurant provides a taste of home with traditional dishes served with care. The Somali chicken and steak sandwiches are popular favorites with guests and are filled to the edges with seasoned meat, peppers and onions.

Gold Coast Catering

79 Millbury Street

Check out Gold Coast for both takeout and event catering, as they’ve led Central Massachusetts in multi-cultural catering since 2011. Also, their fish & chips, available on Fridays, is a fabulous deal that should not be missed.

Jamaica Thymes

169 Lincoln Street

A staple of their neighborhood, Jamaica Thymes is a great choice if you’re looking for Caribbean favorites. Try the steamed red snapper or if you’re looking for beef patties, but get there early because their most popular choices often sell out.