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Rainbow African Restaurant

312 E. Diamond Ave., Ste. B1 (Summit St.) Send to Phone
301-947-0099 | Order Now! | Menu
Try the fufu with goat at this West African restaurant in Gaithersburg.



Lunch & Dinner daily

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Rainbow African Restaurant, Gaithersburg, MD

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Rainbow African Restaurant Restaurant Review

: This West African restaurant in Gaithersburg is an unexpected find in a seriously suburban community. Goat as you've never enjoyed it comes in various guises. We recommend the fufu with goat, a fiery chili-rich soup-stew with the cooling effects of fufu, or ground plantain, which resembles, with a little imagination, mashed potatoes. But mashed potatoes with a difference: the texture is creamy-sticky and the flavor somewhat savory. Other bests include the jerk chicken; unlike its Jamaican counterpart it is not so hot that all taste has been scorched away (the chicken is rubbed in a peppery mix). We found no desserts, but after an order of fufu with goat, who needs anything else?

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