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Cafe de Rome

Boulevard de la Republique, Dakar, Senegal
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Ranked #32 of 99 Restaurants in Dakar
Price range: $10 - $20
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Ngaparou, Senegal
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I love the Cafe de Rome as the brasserie-style food and the fast friendly service never disappoints. It's also extremely conveniently located in the heart of the downtown (Plateau) business district of Dakar, so apart from enjoying lunches and dinners there, I also use it as a little oasis between meetings and rendez-vous to drop in and have a beer... More

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Banjul, Gambia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The restaurant it very nice and provides indoor and outdoor seating. Prices are high, but to be expected in a capital city. The food was excellent.

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Accra, Ghana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This restaurant is set in heart of Dakars centre-ville and is simply amazing....customer service...top-notch,ambience...classy, food...superb, location...ideal, price...expensive but worth every single cent. did i say the food was superb? the starters are copious and the main meals are absolutely delicious(they redefine the phrase "sea food"). Unfortunately, i didnt get the chance to taste the desserts as after my plat principal,... More

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Cairo, Egypt
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

This restaurant is different than the many other restaurant s in Dakar were bye majority got identical dishes on their Menu. We have eaten at this restaurant many times in the past and have had some fabulous food here, The starters are huge so would well suit anyone with a big appetite. We tried to walk in from the street... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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101 reviews 101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This nice continental restaurant is celebrating its fifteenth year. My first visit there showed why. We got a seat immediately at half past noon, and the service was pretty fast. I got a satisfactory lasagna al forno, and my colleague got a quite good grilled fish. This place is not going to get three stars in Michelin, but at $40... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I ate here a number of times during my recent extended stay in Dakar. It is a true bistro which is hard to find in Senegal. The Italian entries are very good and are reasonably priced. I found it a welcome refuge from the hustle and bustle of Dakar with good and friendly service and comfortable surroundings.

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Brussels, Belgium
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Very good italian food. at reasonable prices I had a fantastic seafood risotto. If you like wine avoid the Wine of the House or you'll get a headache

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I organised a conference there for a German delegation and the staff were attentive and friendly, the food was delicious, I have been there with friends and family also and up until now is my faveourite restaurant in Dakar if I'm going on taste, very fresh and delicious produce!

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

All my friends have been going about this place so I thought I would check it out for myself. I wasn't disappoint with the food and drink. But unfort the Internet had broken down that night and was unable to contact home.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

I had lunch the other day at Cafe de Rome and ordered the penne al arabiata. It was excellent! The service was slow but courteous, which seems to be typical of restaurants in Dakar. I was surprised how hot the restaurant was since it's in a very nice location with a/c. But the portions were large and they packaged my... More

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