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Bringing the World Back to Basics

An immersive nomadic restaurant combining African cuisines and performance art showcasing the cultures and treasures of the Motherland.
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LA’s First African Nomadic Restaurant


Events & Dinners



Mbombo is currently taking a creative hiatus to focus on the opening of our first indigenous brick and mortar: THE HUT

Our Vision

Once Upon A Time We Were One

There was a center: a common space where we came from, at some point in time. We are not talking about Africa, and we are not going on some tangent about the Big Bang Theory… it was something deeper and older than that.

It was a space that combined stories, traditions, various forms of pain & happiness into beautiful cosmic unity.

That space is still present inside and around all of us.

Well…what if we were to physicalize that space into one room, leading ourselves back to this level of connection? Where sharing food and giving homage to our human traits would become part of a re-found tradition that would shatter the daily obstacles separating our world? One world..or I should say…one restaurant.

Create Your Own Experience

We are not here to simply nourish your body….
We are here to help you nourish your soul.

Our door is open for collaborations. From in-store dining to private soirees, experiential dinners to multi-day retreats, you can be sure that our team will create a mesmerizing experience that will move your guests forever.

Mbombo 2020 soft debut dinner

DTLA| Sunday, February 1st 2020

We are back with a line of our signature immersive dinners for 2020 and what perfect timing it is to debut our dinner set on the 1st day Black History Month?

We will plan a magical traditional African dinners with performances depicting different cultures of the Motherland. The dinner will be a 5-course meal and vegan, fish and meat option 


RSVP: Private invitation only 


See links for all dates 

Let us show the treasures of all the countries that makes Africa so unique, so diverse, so beautiful .

Each month we will be focused on a region of the motherland and create a whole experiential dinner full of unforgettable performances.

Upcoming ates: 2/15, 3/13, 4/20, 5/22, 6/19



The HUT: Humanity first Incubator

With an anticipated date around ThanksGiving, The Hut will be an extension to Mbombo’s dinner by becoming an indigenous incubators combining our immersive dinner, a ted-talk like a platform and a social club to harmonize ancient and modern cultures 


For more information, please visit www.theancienthut.com

Mbombo present: An African Love Story

Saturday, February 15th 2020

We are anti-trends and anti-capitalism but we love to be trend-crashers and celebrate Love our way. 

An African Love Story is a mesmerizing dinner show blending the fairy tales of the motherland and some historical facts around each story. 





Anywhere in the world |

We want  you to experience food in a way that empowers and mesmerizes the world

Our team can provide the following services

  • Immersive dinners
  • Chefs for retreats
  • private and commercial cooking classes
  • private chefs
  • personal cooking lesson (gift cards available )

Let your imagination run wild and let our tribe catch

To purchase gift cards, simply contact us via gladys@mbomborestaurant.com


Our Team

Meet The Family

It take a village to raise a child, they say. We say, it takes a tribe to enlighten our world. Meet the people that are putting their time, love and skills into our vision.

Don’t Miss

Our Stories

From tastings, popups, collaborations and trips, our goal is to collect all the ingredients that create a formula for a successful restaurant and a series of unforgettable memories for our future guests.

Mbombo Meets Shivakali Yoga

Mbombo Meets Shivakali Yoga Written By Preena Chand, Creative Producer, Mbombo Restaurant  Visionary Connections Mbombo had the pleasure of being a part of Shivakali Yoga’s culinary experience for their 18-day Yoga Teacher Training. The beautiful experience was a huge...

AfroAsia Dinner #tbt

We are so in love with how our first night in Venice Beach turned out. Everyone was so awesome and came in with an open heart.


What People are Saying

“Amazing, talented and lovely”

“Gladys creates the perfect environment to explore, discover and enjoy. She created an absolutely delicious African meal. I am in complete appreciation of the time and energy she takes to provide this exquisite moment. Thank you.”

Brooke A.

“This experience was extraordinary!”

“Chef Gladys’ food was ridiculously flavorful and the entertainment truly paid homage to the Orishas. I felt completely connected to the food, the people around me, and the dining experience as a whole! Bravo… I will definitely be attending another one.”

Jessica F.

“I had a wonderful time!”

“The food was amazing the company felt like I was reuniting with old friends from the past life. I think one of the most magical things about dinners like these is that they allow us to connect with one another in a way that is personal, honest, and delicious.”

Asha D.

“Delicious food in a beautiful setting”

“Each dish was thoughtfully prepared with fresh ingredients…I love how the chef combined both her own West African roots as well as the Native American cuisine. The music and spiritual offerings in ceremony were very beautiful.”

Lisa V.

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