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Discover Our Story

Discover the story behind Lagos Cafe, where authentic African flavors meet modern dining. Learn about our passionate chef and the culinary journey that inspires our menu.

Explore our brand's commitment to excellence and the vibrant culture that shapes every dish


Learn More About 
Lagos Cafe

Lagos Cafe began as a dream rooted in the rich culinary heritage of Nigeria. The founder, Mrs Funmi, a talented chef with a love for sharing her culture through food, embarked on a journey to bring the taste of Lagos to the United States., serving up delicious and savory Nigerian dishes to food enthusiasts across Minnesota.


At Lagos Cafe, the mission is simple: to deliver authentic take-out Nigerian cuisine that delights the senses and transports you to the bustling streets of Lagos. From traditional favorites to contemporary twists, each dish is crafted with care using the finest ingredients and time-honored recipes. So, whether you're craving jollof rice, suya, or mouthwatering plantains, you can find satisfaction here.

What sets Lagos Cafe apart is not just the flavors of the food, but the warmth of their hospitality as well. They believe in creating more than just meals; they create memories. From their kitchen to your table, every bite tells a story of tradition, passion, and authenticity. Each dish is a celebration of Chef Funmi’s culinary journey, inviting patrons to enjoy the authenticity and creativity woven into every culinary creation. Lagos Café offers delicious and savory Nigerian food sampled from the amazing cuisine of the bustling city of Lagos, Nigeria.

You don’t know when you are hungry until you eat good food.


Come try our food at Lagos Café!

Funmi - Lagos Cafe Chef


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Mrs. Funmi

Welcome to Lagos Café, where each dish is a celebration of passion and flavor. I'm
Funmi Falade and it's my pleasure to invite you on a culinary voyage that's close to my


Born and raised in the bustling city of Lagos, Nigeria, I was cradled in the rich
tradition of African cuisine. Food was more than just a meal; it was my upbringing, my
culture, a symbol of love, and the center of my community gatherings. With a dream to
share the warmth and soul of African flavors, For 18 years, I honed my culinary skills,
earned my degree, and set out to bring a piece of home to Crystal, Minnesota.


In July last year, Lagos Café opened its doors, filling the air with the aroma of spices, herbs,
and cherished memories.

As we embark on this culinary adventure, I invite you to become a part of our story. Step
into Lagos Café for a pick-up, and let our dishes whisk you away.

Thank you for being a cherished part of our journey!

Chef Funmi 💛

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