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Appioo African Bar & Grill



Home-cooked Ghanaian dishes, drinks & live bands to help you forget your 9-to-5.

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Appioo African Bar & Grill



Home-cooked Ghanaian dishes, drinks & live bands to help you forget your 9-to-5.


KITCHEN HOURS:
MON - THURS: 12PM – 2:30PM (Lunch) || 4PM - 10PM (Dinner)
FRI - SAT: Kitchen open 11AM – 10PM for Lunch & Dinner || (10PM – 1:30AM for Small Plates)
SUN: 11AM - 10PM for Lunch & Diner

HAPPY HOUR: MON - FRI: 5PM – 7PM

LATE NIGHT WEEKENDS:
Join us for drink specials on Friday & Saturdays until close at 2:30AM

SPECIAL EVENTS:
Host your next corporate event, birthday, graduation party or other gathering with us
CATERING:
Let us help you make your next party an event to be remembered.
DELIVERY:
Available Every Day from 11:00AM – 10:00PM

CONTACT:
E: appioobargrill@gmail.com
T: 202-588-7366

Click Here to Order Online


Home-Cooked Ghanaian Cuisine

Located near the corner of U St. NW and 9th St. NW in the heart of Washington, DC's historic Black Broadway / Shaw neighborhood; Appioo African Bar & Grill offers Chef Prince Matey's famous home-cooked Ghanaian cuisine, African drinks, sports at the bar and live bands & DJs on the weekend.

House specialties:
Spinach Fish | Abunuabunu | Kelewele | Goat Kebabs | Fufu (soup)

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Menu


Chef Prince Matey welcomes you to discover Ghanaian culture through the window of our cuisine.

Menu


Chef Prince Matey welcomes you to discover Ghanaian culture through the window of our cuisine.


Appetizers




Ghanaian Salad


Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, onions, boiled egg, tuna, and creamy dressing.

$10

Garden Salad


Avocado, lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, onions, tomatoes, avocado, and your choice of dressing.

$8

Appioo Wings


Served with our spicy homemade Appioo sauce on the side.

$8 - 4 wings / $16 - 8 wings

Kelewele


Seasoned chunks of ripe plantains deep fried. Served with or without peanuts.

$6

Delicious Pepper Soup


Served with your choice of fish(talapia or croaker), chicken, or goat.

$10

Kebab (Chinchinga)


Meat marinated in a spicy succulent peanut butter seasoning smoked and grilled to your taste. Served with your choice of chicken, goat or beef.

$7.50 -for beef or chicken / $10.00 for goat

Fried Appioo Goat


Fried goat served with hot pepper sauce and garnished with onion and tomato.

$10

Fried Appioo Chicken


Fried chicken served with hot pepper sauce and garnished with onion and tomato.

$8

Yam Chips


Fried slices of yam served with hot pepper sauce and garnished with onion and tomato.

$8


ENTREES


All entrees are served with one side of choice.

Tilapia


Tilapia marinated in our fresh ginger seasoning, served grilled or fried. Choice of sides include jollof rice, waakye, fried plantain, fried or boiled yams or banku.
Small: $18 - Large: $22

Spinach Fish


Sautéed vegetables and peppers, chunks of garlic and ginger in spinach and palm oil. Cooked vegetarian or served with your choice of filet of talapia or croaker. Choice of sides include: boiled green plantains, white rice, jollof rice, fufu or banku.
$18

Red Snapper


Our delicious red snapper is marinated with fresh ginger seasoning grilled or fried to your taste. Served with your choice of banku, jolloff rice, waakye, boiled or fried yams, boiled or fried plantains, white rice.
Medium: $18, Large: $22, Extra Large: $25

Komi Ke Kenan (Kenkey Fish)


Fermented corn and cassava dough made into a dumpling served with hot peppers, shitto and diced onion and tomato. Choice of meat includes croaker, talapia, goat, oxtail, chicken or beef.
$18

Fufu


Plantain flour mashed into dumplings. Served with choice of light/pepper soup, peanut butter soup, palm nut soup, okra soup or egusi soup. Choice of meats include goat, oxtail, chicken, talapia, or beef.
$18

Egusi


Ground melon seeds cooked with spinach and palm oil. Cooked vegetarian or served with your choice of croaker fish, chicken, oxtail, or goat meat. Sides include fufu, pounded yam, white rice, jollof rice, eba or plaintain(ripe or green).
$18

Yor Ke Gari (Red Red)


Stewed black eye peas in palm oil cooked vegetarian and served with ripe fried plantain with your choice of croaker fish, chicken, beef, oxtail, or goat meat.
$18

Jollof Rice


Ghanaian style rice cooked in mild tomato sauce and savory seasonings. Served with your choice of croaker fish, goat, beef, oxtail or chicke.
$18

Emotuo (Rice Balls)


Succulent white rice served with your choice of Penut butter soup or Palmnut soup. Choice of meats include chicken, croaker fish, oxtail, beef or goat.
$18

Akrakro and Beans


Over riped and specially seasoned plantain dumplings served with black eye peas. Cooked vegetarian and served with your choice of chicken, croaker fish, oxtail, beef or goat.
$18

Waakye


Brown rice slowly cooked with black eye peas and our homemade shitto sauce; made with shrimp, peppers, and fresh ginger. Served with your choice of chicken, croaker fish, oxtail, or goat meat.
$18

Beef Stew


Stewed Beef with green and red peppers, onions, and tomatoes. Served with white rice, jollof rice, and boiled yams.
$18

NKONTOMBRE (SPINACH STEW)


Ghanian style savory spinach sauteed in tomato stew with red peppers, onions and garlic. Choice of meat include chicken, oxtail, or goat meat. Choice of sides include boiled yam, white rice, jollof rice, green plantain, banku, or fufu.
$18

NKRUMA NKWAN (OKRA SOUP)


Okra cooked in palm oil and savory seasonings. Served banku, fufu or white rice.
$18

ABE NKWAN (PALMNUT SOUP)


A delicious delicacy made from the palm kernel. Served with your choice of croaker fish, chicken, oxtail, beef or goat meat. Choice of sides include fufu, banku, kenkey, rice balls or white rice.
$18

NKATI NKWAN (PEANUT BUTTER SOUP)


A puree of African ground nut in spicy vegetable soup with chicken stock. Served with your choice of croaker fish, chicken, oxtail, or goat meat. Choice of sides include fufu, banku, kenkey, rice balls or white rice.
$18


FISH AND CHIPS


Fried craoker served with fries.
$12


APPIOO WINGS AND CHIPS


Appioo seasoned wings served with fries.
4 wings: $10 - 8 wings: $18



SIDES - $6




JOLLOF


WAAKYE


BEANS


PLANTAIN


KENKEY


BANKU


SPINACH


GHANIAN FRIES (FRIED YAMS)


FRIES





APPIOO PLATTERS - $20




MIX AND MATCH - YOUR CHOICE OF FOUR ITEMS - JOLLOF, WHITE RICE, WAAKYE, PLANTAINS, TWO APPIOO WINGS, 2 CHICKEN DRUM STICKS, GOAT MEAT, OX TAIL, CROAKER FISH, BEEF, WAAKYE, JOLLOF SPINACH, EGUSI BEANS OR PLANTAINS.

VEGITARTIAN PLATTER:

JOLLOFRICE, WHITE RICE, WAAKYE, PLANTAINS, JOLLOF SPINACH, EGUSI BEANS, GHANAIN FRIES(FRIED YAMS) OR PLANTAINS.



Drinks





Prince Island


A trip one should experience

$20

Appioo Ball


Appioo | Cinnamon | Apple | Sour Mix | Pineapple Juice

$10

Mango Nyankpala


Sauza Blue Agave Tequila | Appleton Rum | Triple Sec | Mango Juice | Splash Grenadine

$10

Sunshine Fantasy


Malibu Citrus Sunshine Rum | Cruzan Passion Fruit Rum | Amaretto | Orange Juice | Splash Grenadine

$10

Mango Ginger Margarita


New Amsterdam Mango Vodka | Ginger Liqueur | Fresh Ginger | Pineapple Juice | Mango Juice | Splash of Cranberry Juice | Fresh lime Juice

$10

Black & Stormy


Cruzan Black | Regatta Ginger Beer | Club Soda

$8

Passion Sky-high


Citrus Skyy Vodka | Peach Schnapps | Melon Liqueur | Grenadine | Pineapple Juice | Splash of Sprite

$8

Mai Tai


Myers Rum | Mount Gay Rum | Amaretto | Grenadine | Fruit Punch

$8

Zongo Boy


Southern Comfort | St. Germaine | Pineapple Juice | Splash of Grenadine

$10

Rum Punch


Wray Nephew Rum | Appleton Rum | Grenadine | Splashes of a unique blend of tropical juices

$10

Black Margarita


Makers Mark | Raspberry Liqueur | Cranberry Juice | Tonic Water | Dash of Lime Juice

$10

Prince Korle


Courvoisier Vs Cognac | Orange Juice | Amaretto

$10

Bulldog Margarita


Bulldog Gin | Triple Sec | Orange Juice | Lime Juice | Sour Mix

$10

specials


Wednesday Night Couples Delight

Half Bottle of Wine

Half off Appetizer

2 Entrees

Free Dessert to Share

Come out and partake in the best West African cuisine in the city. Reservations strongly recommended. Special hours are from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm each and every Wednesday.

 

specials


Wednesday Night Couples Delight

Half Bottle of Wine

Half off Appetizer

2 Entrees

Free Dessert to Share

Come out and partake in the best West African cuisine in the city. Reservations strongly recommended. Special hours are from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm each and every Wednesday.