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Restaurant Farid

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Lebanese
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51 Rue Vincens, Dakar, Senegal
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with clients

I must say I made a very very good decision to take my clients for an important dinner to this restaurant .. Nice n pleasant evening n sitting down in open was cherry on the cake .. Excellent staff n owner was warm n pleasant 😊 for food lovers n who r in Dakar to hv Lebanese food this is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Tushit S
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Ahmedabad
Good for:
  • Romantic
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ahmedabad
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

I must say I made a very very good decision to take my clients for an important dinner to this restaurant .. Nice n pleasant evening n sitting down in open was cherry on the cake .. Excellent staff n owner was warm n pleasant 😊 for food lovers n who r in Dakar to hv Lebanese food this is... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I almost went to have lunch here everyday for 2 months. Different special lunch with 5500 - 6500 FCFA everyday is available. Some staff can speak English.

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massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Nice restaurant in busy section of Dakar. Food was excellent, service was good, Very pleasant atmosphere, relaxing and quiet.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Excellent freshly made food, very nice staff, away from the dusty streets, prices ok.....what more can I say. Went twice during a two day business trip and convinced a local member of MP, who had not been before, but will now go back often......

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Farid looks trendy and modern. With good choice of dishes and affordable prices. Especially I liked Creme Brule. Service is good.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Farid is both a great place to hang out with friends and a great place to eat. We had the Mezze for two and another dish we knew from lebanese cuisine but wasn't in the menu so the owner offered to make it for us. Everything was delicious. The service was impecable. We would definitely return.

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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The setup and the staff are nice , the food is great. If you like lebanese food Farid is your place in Dakar. As for the prices are pretty acceptable. Cheers

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Dakar, Senegal
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162 reviews 162 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is our favorite restaurant downtown. It's our go-to for out of town guests or anytime we want great Lebanese food. I can't rate it five stars because it's not the best of the best, but it's definitely in the upper echelon of Dakar restaurants.

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Fredrikstad, Ostfold, Norway
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We had lunch one day and it was perfect. Nice staff. Dinner on Christmas night were too much food and not that good. The first entrees were excellent, then it did not taste at all after that. But we will go back and hope they do Libanese dishes, the kind of food we are sure they can do perfect!

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San Francisco, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We ordered the mezzo for two and it was fantastic. 11 not so little dishes. My regret is I ate too much upfront and couldn't finish the absolutely fantastic lamb, beef, and chicken at the end! Tirimasu for dessert was great. Only thing I didn't love was my non alcoholic ginger and bissap drink, too sweet, like a kids drink.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 Rue Vincens, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: Lebanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?