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Plaza de Cabestreros, 1 Lavapies y Embajadores, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 27 27 32
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cuscus” (2 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
African, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Plaza de Cabestreros, 1 Lavapies y Embajadores, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed October 7, 2017

The waiter was not nice at all, we had to wait for the food, the forgot one of the dishes that we asked for, the black couscus tasted like sand and soap( That was something not usual, that´s what I think) ....on the other hand...More

Thank Leticia L
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Tonight I went to eat for the first time at this famous senegalian restaurant. I ordered rice with chicken and vegetable and it was very delicious. The only bad thing is the rude service. The waiter seems to hate everything and does not serves you...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to try Senegalese food. My group of 10 arrived, ordered our drinks and main course. About 2-3 minutes later we were shocked to see our food being served to us. Microwaved and not fresh... not impressed. Meat on two of the...More

Thank TravelsofCorina
Reviewed June 15, 2017

If you expect a fancy local, don't bother to come. It is a simple but clean restaurant with amazing food. The service is friendly and nice. I really enjoyed being there and will definitely come back as soon as possible. Great discovery.

Thank rod v
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We stumbled upon this trip while staying in Lavapies and were pleasantly surprised. We ordered a couple beers to drink and Mefe (peanut stew) and thiebiu gunar (rice with chicken) to eat. The food was delicious and different- my favourite was the mefe. The portions...More

Thank MHebs
Reviewed April 2, 2017

The quality of the food has changed and not for the better. I used to go often with friends but it´s nothing to write home about. The last few times I´ve gone before I decided to try another place, the food was cold, didn´t taste...More

Thank April W
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I went to this restaurant with two of my friends since we wanted to try something different and unique. The menu is short, but I think that means they do everything really well. We each had a different plate (I had the rice and fish...More

Thank Tamara C
Reviewed March 10, 2017

If you can get a table outside, this place is a lot of fun. Very large portions of tasty and spicy Senegalese food. Careful not to order too much. Fairly informally run, don't expect them to suck up, take reservation, go fast, or even organise...More

Thank Colmenareno
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I went here with a friend last year and tried a spicy cus cous with tamarind. The food was good but the decor could do with a bit of decoration. The food is generally good and you have the option of eating outside in the...More

Thank Tracey O
Reviewed February 6, 2017

This family-run restaurant serves excellent Senegalse food and drinks at a very low price. Clean and chilling.

Thank Pani A
Nearby
Lavapies
Walking into this neighborhood is like entering a
different country ... except it's hard to tell which
one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with
Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in
traditional African clothing convene outside their
businesses for long chats, and people shout to each
other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among
ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Cabestreros, 1 Lavapies y Embajadores, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Lavapies
  • Neighborhood: Lavapies
  • Phone Number: +34 915 27 27 32
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