125 things to do in Accra and Ghana - fast food

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Katawodieso, Accra, Ghana
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Local cuisine, fish, Accra, Ghana
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Restaurants, Ghanaian

Relish authentic tasty food at Katawodieso

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More of a street stall than a restaurant, Katawodieso is semi-legendary in Accra. It serves excellent traditional Ghanaian food, and the queues at lunchtime attest to its success. The restaurant has been at this location for a quarter of a century and is well known across the city. 

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Restaurants, Ghanaian

Fill up on fufu at Heavy Do

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Heavy Do chop bar is a well respected Ghanaian establishment best known for its hefty portions of fufu and palm nut soup. Situated just off of the hectic Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Heavy Do is an often-frenzied lunch spot well loved by Ghanaians and foreigners alike.

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Embrace the rustic at Blue Gate

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This legendary local restaurant, although a classic ‘chop bar’ in every respect, has some of the best banku and tilapia in town. A charcoal grill, cobbled together from recylced metal barrels, is where the action happens. Your choices are: fried fish with a side order.

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