Bissap Baobab Oakland

381 15th Street, Oakland , CA
+1 510.817.4722
Bissap Baobab Oakland Website
Restaurants, African Restaurants
Mon-Tue (11:30am-2:30pm)
Wed-Fri (11:30am-10pm)
Sat (5:30pm-10pm)
Sun (Closed)
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Baobab's menu may seem to have a dearth of choices at first, but owner Marco Senghor, cousin of the legendary Senegalese poet and statesman Leopold Sengor, explains that by providing a limited selection of items he is able to perfect the dishes he does serve. This tactic definitely works, for each plate sampled was truly a tasty delight. For appetizers I recommend the fried plantains (cooked banana) and pastelle (fish pastries). The mafe (vegetables in peanut sauce on a rice) and the fish casamance (grilled Red Snapper served with Yassa sauce) are the most popular main dishes.