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Haie Vive, 2nd Von a Droite, Cotonou, Benin
67 18 01 17
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Ranked #7 of 47 Restaurants in Cotonou
Cuisines: European, Italian
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Description: Das Restaurant „Mamma Mia“ ist ein Ausbildungsprojekte in der Stadt Cotonou, dem Regierungssitz des Landes. Im Lehrrestaurant erhalten die Mädchen und jungen Frauen eine sechsmonatige Ausbildung zur Köchin oder Kellnerin. Das Lokal gilt als eines der besten Restaurants in der Hafenstadt und die Absolventinnen genießen einen ausgezeichneten Ruf.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

less than 50 m from my hotel. Easy to locate as it is on the street Quaint and very clean interior. Food quick and great pasta, easily could have been same Milan Prices are very fair Very relaxing and cozy atmosphere great outdoor seating under a shaded patio, Air conditioned rooms inside My only regrets is you never know when... More 

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Cotonou, Benin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I come here for lunch on the small simple terrace. No frills but good home made pasta quickly served in this charitable initiative of the Soeurs Salesiennes training vulnerable women in catering. Good for the stomach and good for the soul!

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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

This is a great little restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. We sat on a shady patio covered with vines which was cool even tough it was a very hot day.. The ravioli and gnocchi were both delicious and were beautifully presented - could have been in any nice Italian restaurant. I had an ice cream in espresso for dessert -... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

This is a cozy little Italian joint whose profits go to a good cause. The homemade pastas are delicious and reasonably priced (about 3000 cfa or $6 USA), although the portions are small. My only complaint is that I can never figure out when they're actually open. Hours are strange and don't appear to be consistent.

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Address: Haie Vive, 2nd Von a Droite, Cotonou, Benin
Phone Number: 67 18 01 17
Location: Africa  >  Benin  >  Littoral Department  >  Cotonou
Cuisine: European, Italian

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