10 best Amala joints in Lagos – Nigerian celebrities can’t stop eating at #3 and #8 (Photos)
3. Amala Shitta, Surulere
26 Rabiatu Thomson Crescent, Shitta, Surulere, Lagos
This is the best place to get amala and abula (ewedu, gbegiri and obe elépo) in Surulere. We will skip the endless list of urban legends on why the amala here has been drawing a crowd since the 1960s.
4. Iya Eba, Lagos Island
10 Berkeley Street, Lagos Island, Lagos
The legendary Iya Eba is a small joint on Berkeley Street that has been providing culinary satisfaction since the IBB days. It is easy to mistaken this place for an eba joint given the name. It is actually more known for its Amala/ewedu and rice/black pepper stew dishes.
5. Olaiya, Surulere
109 Akerele road, Shitta, Surulere, Lagos
Now run by the second generation Olaiya, this wonderful institution in Surulere lives on. Just ask for amala gbigbona pelu ewedu ati ponmo ninu obe ata. The restaurant is fully-air conditioned with backup generator to ensure there is no disruption to the foodie experience. Also has an outpost in Unilag.
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