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Cotonou, Benin
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 18
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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Outdoor Restaurant

Food here is pretty good and very westernized. Dishes include pizza, steaks and seafood. Many expat's meet here for drinks and dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
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Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

One of the best spot in Cotonou. Not really fine ding bt what you have in your plate s nervier disappointing, the quality is consistent and the service eligible. This is too rare not to mention. Our of our favorite places in Cotonou! Don't miss the seafood pizza...

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Very friendly staff and relatively fast service. Their pizzas and steak were amazing. I've had many faux pas with pizzas in West Africa but the pizzas in this place were amazing. They are pretty large but you can opt for the "mini" for 1,000CFA less and it's still pretty decent-sized. And, this is the only place during my stay in... More 

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New York
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516 reviews 516 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

cooked Salad wasnt great,- I stay away from raw salads in west Africa -sort of a melange of vegetables mashed with mayonnaise agh! but pizza was decent, beer on draft good . Slow service and a smile would have ; they werent busy but it took 20 minutes and 4 requests to get check In this area its a good... More 

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Lomé
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I am used to the Livingstone restaurant and recommend the awesome pizzas, the seafood dishes and meat eaters will relish the "pavé du diable". Above all, what marks the difference between The Livingstone Bar-Restaurant and other restaurants is the warmest welcome ever you can ever get from the Livingstone hosts. They do their best to make you feel comfortable and... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

A place where most Westerners hang out. Has Towers of Beer. Has really great tasting pizza. The Mexican and the American are two of the best.

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Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Food here is pretty good and very westernized. Dishes include pizza, steaks and seafood. Many expat's meet here for drinks and dinner.

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Cotonou, Benin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is the best place in Cotonou to eat and now stay. Great mix of guests, French, Lebanese, African, even some British now.

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Palmer, Alaska
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Good service, good pizza and beer. Casual dining, I ate on the patio and people watched on the street.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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118 reviews 118 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Pleasant atmosphere, despite a little road noise where we were sitting.. Popular with the expatriate community. We got our pizzas in 20 minutes; both were excellent. Cold beer on draft and in bottles. Reasonable prices. Who could ask for anything more?

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The music is tacky, can swing from Titanic to random but the environment is pleasant. You can order your tap beer, pizzas or whole meals. I ordered rice with chicken and kidney beans and it was fantastic. The waitresses are nice and listen carefully. They screwed up on a dish and didnt hesitate to exchange it and that is really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cotonou, Benin
  • Location: Africa  >  Benin  >  Littoral Department  >  Cotonou

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, French

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