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Alkimia Restaurant & Bar

Route des Almadies, Dakar, Senegal
+221 33 820 68 68
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Ranked #12 of 114 Restaurants in Dakar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $45
Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dakar, Senegal
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Its a great place to dress up, feel happy, eat beautifully presented food, in a classy atmosphere. Date night here I come!

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Yellow Springs, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The restaurant is beautiful, with water running beneath the floors and an elegant decor. The food I had was quite good, and my dining partner enjoyed his meal as well. The service was a bit slow, even with the little call buttons on the tables. There were plenty of servers, but as the restaurant filled up, they seemed to get... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The place is beautiful and the food pretty decent, but the service leaves a lot to be desired... they did not advise us that the kitchen was closing and then would not even serve us an ice cream ball before sending us off... what a shame!

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants in Dakar! The Alkimia is truly a great place to dine or just have a drink. The place in itself is beautiful, the service is pretty fast (hey this is Senegal don't expect fats service anywhere), the staff are super nice, and of course, the food (and presentation) is excellent! It's a little expensive for... More 

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London, UK
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Really cool place. Go for the huuuuuge gambas or any seafood dish. Friendly service and easy secure parking opposite.

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Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Perfect is the description for this restaurant! I took a Souris with mashed sweet potatoes, it was so good. I will dine here every night if I can afford it.

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Dakar, Senegal
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great setting, good food, cocktails impecabbly prepared by the bar tender. When busy and under duresse the manager passes her stress on to the team vs either providing clarity of direction or hiring more staff to maintain the quality. It is a shame as it leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Otherwise a nice place to be.

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Gembloux, Belgium
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Went there for dinner with a friend, we had excellent fish carpaccio served in less than 20 min and the dessert: exquisite ! Their coulant au chocolat is to die for...

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Dakar, Senegal
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

For me it is difficult to get good value for the money you spend in many restaurants in Dakar, but Alkimia is the exception at lunch times. Their food, so far, has been well prepared, artfully presented and tasty. Although a bit on the pricey side, they have good lunch specialities and prices which are not too outrageous for what... More 

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Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The restaurante serve very nice meals, served with care and the service is very good. The ambience is very calm.

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Additional Information about Alkimia Restaurant & Bar

Address: Route des Almadies, Dakar, Senegal
Phone Number: +221 33 820 68 68
Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
Average Prices: USD 15 - 45

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