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Le Yao Ba Restaurant and Bar

Just off Rue Joseph Eloumden | at geocoord: 3.8869750N 11.5166334E or 440 meters north west of traffic circle, Rond Point, Nlongkak. Just off Rue Eloumden about 20 meters on a side street...well-lit sign, Yaounde, Cameroon
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Nov 12, 2016
“Really poor service”
Sep 26, 2016
“Great ambience, excellent food!”
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African, International, Mediterranean
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$$$$
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Just off Rue Joseph Eloumden | at geocoord: 3.8869750N 11.5166334E or 440 meters north west of traffic circle, Rond Point, Nlongkak. Just off Rue Eloumden about 20 meters on a side street...well-lit sign, Yaounde, Cameroon
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Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

The food was awful and it took them hours to serve us.. nothing more to had as far food is concerned. The cabaret on the other end is nice really good artists performed and the stage is nice.

Thank Eric N
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Went with colleagues in one evening. Service is very good. Asked for seafood and was well served. Liked the ambiance as well, with the disco right below.

Thank Helena M
Reviewed October 16, 2015

The place looks nice, chairs are not to be seated on for too long. The buffet was good especially the shrimps and beef were nice. The music was not extremely nice until later in the evening when a blues-singer took the stage.

Thank Erik H
Reviewed August 6, 2015

I was here for a business dinner. The room is not very big but it is particular because faces the cabaret room downstairs. I ordered grilled fish which I thought was fresh and fine. Perhaps the serving size is a bit too small. The service...More

Thank SaxoF
Reviewed April 20, 2015

A very nice place to enjoy a nice dinner whether it is for business or pleasure. It is on the expensive side as compared to other places in Yaounde. The goat cheese salad is a nice way to start. They add few drops of honey...More

Thank benbatouta
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Omggggggggggg that by far my favorite restaurant in cameroon. Omggg the decor and food are exceptional. But my cocktail wasnt well made tho( im from America and they known for amazing cocktails, so mayb i was over-expectx.). But in all, it was amazing, and i...More

Thank shuKillingIt
Reviewed December 10, 2012

Live music with loads of ole zouk, Makossa was reminiscent of my youthful days in Kmer. Bartender could take a mixologist class but the ambience and lively crowd was well appreciated.

Thank Soonest
Reviewed July 6, 2012

This is a very chic European style restaurant and upscale bar in the heart of the diplomatic quarter of Yaounde. We went with a party of twelve and had a wonderful meal--all menu choices were very good, some excellent. Seafood seemed to be the chef's...More

Thank goodhikers
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  • Address: Just off Rue Joseph Eloumden | at geocoord: 3.8869750N 11.5166334E or 440 meters north west of traffic circle, Rond Point, Nlongkak. Just off Rue Eloumden about 20 meters on a side street...well-lit sign, Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Location: Africa  >  Cameroon  >  Centre Region  >  Yaounde
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Listed URL is a local restaurant review, not the restaurant itself. Located in the upscale district of Bastos. This is the most upscale non-hotel restaurant and bar in Yaounde--actually the only one of its type in the city. we just discovered it and had a great meal there. It is pricey, particularly the cocktails. This needs to be listed particularly if local American embassy diplomats have just found this place after 15 months on the scene. By the way, geocoords used as the address because neither Yaounde nor Douala have any street signs. For Cameroon, its best to give a geocoord, go to google maps, print the map and navigate as best one can. I'd prefer street signs and addresses, but they have no meaning here and I'm just a temporary--albeit long-term--guest. If you need more location info, email me. This place should be on trip advisor if only because there are so few nice places to go out at night in Yaounde in decent neighborhoods. Bastos is one of the most upscale--its a diplomatic area.
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