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Chevalier de Boufflers Restaurant

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Debarcadere de Goree, Goree Island, Senegal
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A glorious setting on a beautiful sunny day trip to Ile Goree. The food was great - we had the fish (simple but superb, just grilled) - and it was so nice just sitting and overlooking the beach, soaking up the sun rays. Great coffee as well. A must on any day trip - make sure you head there as... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Chevalier de Boufflers is of the few restaurants that looks solid compared to those on the shore. Of course, it needs some restoration but overall not bad. We ordered beef cutlet and grilled local fish called "thof". Bot dishes were fine. The restaurant offers a couple of local wines, which are not bad, however red wine is served chilled.

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2015

Yeah, that's hardly worthy of a heading, but finding a decent wine on Gorée is work in and of itself. Lovely seaside tables, good food, and a waitstaff that want's to high-five you with each course delivery!

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Montpellier, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2014

If you are in Gorée and looking for a nice place to eat, this is for you. The food is good, the location enjoyable and the staff very friendly.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2014

My traveling companion and I stayed overnight on Goree Island at the Chevalier de Boufflers and tried the restaurant, which had received very good reviews on TripAdvisor. Big mistake. The table linens were dirty and the food nearly inedible. We both ordered pasta dishes. The pasta tasted like soggy cardboard and the "meat" sauces--hers was supposed to be chicken and... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2014

That's what the people on the Corinthian (a cruise ship) advised. I tend to agree, though I didn't try any others. We ordered whatever stew was on for the lunch hour, and whatever fish. It was good. It wasn't cheap. Pretty much American prices, for people on cruise boats. Look out over the beach and watch the kids splashing in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Debarcadere de Goree, Goree Island, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Goree Island

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?