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Cafe de Yaounde

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Aosdosa 1 1, Yaounde, Cameroon
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Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there several times during my last visit to Yaounde. Excellent food, very good wine selection, lovely staff and eclectic ambiance. The food is prepared with great attention. My favorite is the medley of smoked fish. Each visit was extremely enjoyable.

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Thank Michael_6829
Brussels, Belgium
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxed and charming open air restaurant. Great food with an Italian touch (try the tagliatelle with gambas), good wines and very attentive and professional staff.

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Thank Brianroneill
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The Café has a very eclectic ambiance with paintings all over its walls. It is set in a beautiful garden and if you go at lunchtime, you will certainly see a few incredible multi-color birds, The food is also very good - we had a plate of fricassée of fresh gambas with pasta (also fresh and perfectly cooked - al... More 

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Thank Daniel D
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Quite a nice setting in a garden. Even inside it is open and still feels like you are in the garden. Service ok - could have been faster. I had the steak which was tasty. As one of the few decent restaurants in Yaounde, am sure I will be back.

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Thank ChrisTrimble
New Delhi, India
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I visited cafe de yaounde on 17 May 2016. It is very nicely decorated restaurant with lot of greenery. However the food is average. We have few vegetarian salads, pasta and chocolate cake for dinner. The chocolate cake was nice and is worth trying. The restaurant has its own bakery and the breads are of high quality. Soft drink was... More 

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Thank Rahul B
Yaounde, Cameroon
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Eating there is always a great experience. Tasteful local and italian food in a superb decor, luxurious garden full of trees and flowers, with great service. A must when you are in Yaounde.

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1 Thank geraldmathon
Guildford England
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106 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I really liked this restaurant, set in very pretty gardens away from the main road. A bit tricky to find but well worth it. Pretty much Italian food throughout, with some good African twists - eg I had tagliatelle with ginger which was delicious, sort of like pasta pomodoro but with an added warm fragrant sweetness. And the pasta was... More 

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Thank BarrySandell
Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroon
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Good food, great atmosphere. Friendly staff and patrons are never rushed. The restaurant is set in the middle of beautiful gardens, so caution if you have allergies to floral scents.

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1 Thank Laura J
Kaiserslautern
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127 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The location is good and you have really a nice ambient. They are serving some good starters, about the main dish better choose meat then you are on the save side

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Thank Ronny D
Pune
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Excellent olive oil and tomato chunks spaghetti - perfectly cooked and aromas of the herbs. Great aubergine lasagne. Divine choklate mousse and must try italian coffee -try with the mousse its a nice combination. This place a awesome find. Thnx tripadvisor and reviewers !

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Thank yashmakharia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $34
Cuisine
Italian, European, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aosdosa 1 1, Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Location: Africa  >  Cameroon  >  Centre Region  >  Yaounde

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