10 best Amala joints in Lagos – Nigerian celebrities can’t stop eating at #3 and #8 (Photos)
Best Amala joints in Lagos: The world of Buka (also “Bukka”) is a long standing fixture across Nigeria with consistent patronage. Welcome to street food Naija style. Sometimes referred to as “Mama Put” – indicating a request for more by frequent patrons as the food is just too delicious, as in “Mama, I beg, Put more…” No one is too big to eat at a Buka. It is pretty common in Lagos to see the so called “Big Men” or “Madam at the Top” sweating and feasting away at their favorite Buka every lunch time.
Check out our updated list of the best mama put restaurants in Lagos:
1. White House, Yaba
9 Chapel street , Sabo, Yaba, Lagos
Despite the name, this world famous White House Buka is located in the Yaba, the leading startup hub in the Lagos. White House is a local favourite. Beyond the menu variety and late opening hours, it’s quite affordable with free WIFI included for the techie heads.
2. Amala Phase 1, Lagos Island
Phase 1, Dolphin Estate, Adeniji Adele road, Lagos Island, Lagos
This is one of the original Bukas in Lagos serving the very best amala on Lagos Island. Over the last 30 years of existence, the restaurant has moved twice and has now settled at Adeniji Adele Phase 1.