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Cafe de Yaounde

Aosdosa 1 1, Yaounde, Cameroon
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Ranked #1 of 33 restaurants in Yaounde
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $34
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
South Africa
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Quality restaurant, with a big selection. Steak and pizza is both very nice. It is situated en a quite setting in the center of town with well trained staff.The restaurant also have a very nice desert menu.

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Dayton, Ohio
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

If you've been to Cameroon, you know that finding a restaurant with good food and great service is almost impossible. Cafe Yaounde however, fits that bill. Walking from the street to the restaurant may be a bit difficult for those with mobility issues, as the walkway is a bit steep, albeit beautifully bordered by many tropical plants. The food is... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I had delicious shrimp in a spicy tomate sauce with a side of green beans. The mainly Italian menu boasted freshly made pasta. Unfortunately, there was a man singing loudy and poorly throughout the entire meal, which very much detered from the ambience. Otherwise, great setting, in a garden with (possibly too many) sculptures and masks scattered about. A beautiful... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Great pasta and ice creams. Nice romantic atmosphere in this open air restaurant. Perfect for a quite night out. One of the best international restaurant of Yoaunde.

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

expensive but gorgeous and with a fantastic menu - totally worth it try sitting in the garden in the afternoon and have a quiet lunch enjoying a moment of quiet away form the noisy and busy streets. Fish dishes are really good, portions are overall very generous and the service friendly and quick

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I was quite frankly really disappointed. I thought it was quite expensive and the portions very small and slow service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Ive been to a few restaurants around Yaounde but this i will never forget. I love the decor, classical music playing...wow fantastic! And the food, loved it! The service was great. Honestly

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If i had to eat at only one restaurant in Yaounde, it would be Cafe Yaounde. Every plate is great and you cant beat the pasta. I lived in italy for a year and they do a good job of bringing it to Cameroon. Plus the setting in the garden and open air terasse is superb. Service is usually wonderful,... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I've been here several times in the recent past, and the food has never let me down. I recommend in particular the gnocchi Gorgonzola and the raspberry panna cotta -- some of the best I've ever had! The setting of the restaurant is also quite nice -- tables nestled in-between lush palms and fragrant flowers (the decor, though, is a... More

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Yaounde, Cameroon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

One of the most renown restaurant in the city in the community of expats! The Italian pasta are very good and tasteful. Prices are OK ...But be aware that you need to come early in high peak days (Wednesday and Saturday to have a good place!

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