Nwannekaís Place in Livonia, Michigan is a one-of-a-kind restaurant that serves African and American cuisines. Ifeyinwa, the owner, came to the United States with goals of becoming a teacher. She got her degree and accomplished those goals, but she was unable to teach in the style she wanted to, so she decided to head in a different direction. During this time she found a passion for cooking and determined opening up her own restaurant would allow her to run things just the way she wanted. Ifeyinwa opened Nwannekaís Place in 2014 and has gained a stellar reputation within the community since.Everything at Nwannekaís Place is created using the freshest and finest ingredients. The menu has a nice mixture of traditional African dishes as well as a variety of soul foods. Ifeyinwa loves cooking authentic African cuisine and has modified some traditional recipes to cater towards her audience, making her food completely unique. A great way to start you meal is with a bowl of her African soup, Egusi. The soup consists of ground melon seeds that are steamed with spinach, palm oil, knor, and pepper, with a touch of crawfish. For the main course, Suya is a popular choice, which is thinly sliced grilled beef seasoned with Yuji spice onions and tomatoes. The Moi-Moi, steamed bean pudding made from black-eyed peas, onions, fresh grounded peppers, crayfish, seasoning, and tomatoes, is a great side to pair with any meal.On the soul food side, the Chicken Combo is a fan favorite. It come with fried or grilled chicken, a roll or cornbread, and your choice of one or two sides. The Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya and Pork Chops Combo are other diner favorites. Make sure to save some room for dessert too, as Nwannekaís Place serves delicious ice creams.Ifeyinwa reconstructed and remodeled the entire building where Nwannekaís Place stands today in order to make customers feel welcome and to stand out. Nwannekaís Place is the only authentic African restaurant in the area, making it truly unique. The eatery has a warm and inviting atmosphere with clean, modern, and comfortable decor. Ifeyinwa and her staff are friendly, accommodating, and work hard to ensure each customer is happy and satisfied. The next time youíre in Livonia, be sure to stop at Nwannekaís Place for a meal and experience you wonít forget!
27532 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150