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Kwame N'Krumah, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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Ouagadougou
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Management finally spent some money and this is a nicer place to sit down for a meal. Service is good and the food is also normally quite good

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1 Thank Boulah
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2015

Wonderful ambiance and superb food at a great price. Oh, the Beaujolais was a good buy too and we have already recommended the restaurant to fellow countrymen in Ouagadougou.

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1 Thank John B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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182 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2015

A group of us ate here before I look off for the US, and I was glad to make the discovery. A lovely restaurant, nice-looking inside, great service, and very good food. The menu looked extensive, and, although the prices were a little on the high side by Burkina Faso standards, we were not disappointed. I had the bò bún,... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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195 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went here for a lunch and were the only guests – and were soon to find out why. The food was ok, lower average, not exaggeratedly fresh and tasty, but ok. In comparison to other Vietnamese eateries in e.g. Paris and especially by local standards, this restaurant is quite pricey. Serving sizes on the other hand are ridiculously small,... More 

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1 Thank felix_the_traveller
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

Ate here after a very long time, and so glad we did! The food, the ambiance and the service all get good marks. Will return again for sure!

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1 Thank Maximuslk
Lisbon, Portugal
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2013

The Vietnamese owners are doing their best to serve Vietnamese food tweaked to cater to general international tastes. They are from the south and the food is good -- especially if you have a craving -- but I found it quite pricey for the quantities. It isn't like in Vietnam...but then, this is Africa! :) Still, great for a meal... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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124 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2013

Ouaga’s only Vietnamese restaurant has a nice ambience and a great selection of tasty dishes. Eat inside the air-conditioned dining room or outside on the small terrace. The service is friendly & polite, and it doesn't take overly long for the food to arrive. We find the dishes here so tasty that rather than each ordering our own meals, we... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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263 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Just had a great lunch with excellent service. The crab chips at the beginning were great. Loved the Cantonese rice.

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1 Thank blondechickma
Park City, Utah
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

My Vietnamese dining companion was thrilled to chat with the restaurant's proprietors, which made this a very special night out for him. Those of us who really dig Vietnamese food were satisfied to various degrees with our meals. The spring rolls were bland and the nems were a bit greasy, but the abundant mint and lettuce that accompanied them burst... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2012

Great Vietnamese restaurant. You must try the nems and nouille croqant saute la viande.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kwame N'Krumah, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Location: Africa  >  Burkina Faso  >  Centre Region  >  Ouagadougou

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?