In Lagos, Nigeria, the street food culture is as thriving as they come and is an integral aspect of the country. Makeshift restaurants sell local food, grilled plantain with ground nuts, fish and more. In all of their forms, no street food is as popular as suya, the region’s answer to the shish kebab. Below are the best places to enjoy suya in Lagos.
There is a reason Glover Court is the most expensive on this list. This place is the most famous suya spot in the island section of Lagos and has commanded a consistency in quality and taste for years that no other spot has managed to topple.
While Bukka Hut is known as a restaurant serving local cuisines, the space also carries one of the hottest suya spots in the Lekki area of Lagos. A favorite for night revelers, this place serves suya with a signature taste and their chicken has the reputation of being perfectly boneless.
Eko Hotel Suya Spot
Located right opposite one of West Africa‘s most famous hotels, the Eko Hotel Suya Spot has secured a reputation as being one of the most-loved. The suya is so good, the venue has routinely been excluded from the occasional government efforts to reduce roadside kiosks and stalls. Such is the legend.
The University of Suya
One of the mainland’s hottest suya spots, the Ikeja-based place has been described as “notorious” but in a good way. This spot attracts crowds daily with their signature spice mix.
The Banana Island Patisserie
While The Banana Island Patisserie functions mainly as a pastry shop and live music venue, the tiny establishment also serves a mean spicy suya. Tell your friends, now you know.