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Le Petit Dakar

#3,123 of 14,812 Restaurants in Paris}
$$ - $$$African
6 rue Elzevir, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 44 59 34 74
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (4 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
6 rue Elzevir, 75003 Paris, France
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is not pretentious at all. Ambiance is simple and quite nice. Food is delicious. Your order will take time to come to your table, hey you are in Dakar ! So have some patience !

Thank billetdoux_pp
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

We discovered the Petit Dakar thanks to Lonely Planet. The staff and service were great. They offered us extra rice and dishes at no extra cost, they were also friendly and helpful. I was with my family and we all enjoyed the food - a...More

Thank annamaria190
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

If you know how tchieboudienne (fish rice vegetables and much more...) taste you won't be amazed of the receipe done there. Its a good place to have a glimpse of what senegalese foods taste like...but if you've been to dakar in particular and senegal in...More

Thank Anicet S
Reviewed September 17, 2016

My husband lived in Senegal for 7 years, and our children in Guinea for 2 years. Our expectations were high; but we were not disappointed in the least. The wait time only guarantees the meal's freshness and authenticity. Thieboudienne ('cheb' - fish and rice), chicken...More

Thank Judith H
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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We don't get Senegalese food in the mountains of Colorado so this was our first. My 13 yr old daughter and I loved every bite. We had the prawns w curry and the Yassa (slow roasted melt in your mouth chicken w onion sauce) and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 4, 2016

We wanted to experience a Francophone African eatery in Paris and this one was highly rated. It is a small hole in the wall, which is no condemnation as such places often can be a lot of fun. But although it did have charm we...More

Thank kerlin4321
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This was for Lunch with colleagues. The welcome is simply friendly and we tested the main meals. All were tested was homemade with a typical taste and delicious. A place to recommend for the food, the place (nice decoration) and the people. Nice cooking

Thank DavidFromBBt
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Enjoy the incredible creations of two women who have created a small, but thrilling menu of Senegalese delights in the heart of Paris. From the kitchen to the table, you are bound to experience some beautiful flavors and freshness.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Just the fact that they sell ginger and baobab juice had me sold. It taste is exotic and delicious. The main course (I had chicken) contained spices one is not used to from the European kitchen. The Senegalese restaurant is an uncommon pearl in the...More

Thank Tessa2309
Reviewed December 22, 2015

We visited this restaurant today and had the most amazing meal. Really recommend it! Very nice atmosphere and the staff were really friendly.

Thank 905Roxanne
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue Elzevir, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 59 34 74
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