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Cafe de Rome

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Boulevard de la Republique, Dakar, Senegal
221338490200
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7:00 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:30 am
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This Restaurant is a good choice when you are tired and looking for a predictable meal. That is not to say the menu is boring, but rather that it presents many options, ranging from Senegalese seafood to Italian standbys. They have a decent (for West Africa) wine list and a selection of beers, including some on tap. When we were... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Service could be friendlier. Caters more to those who feel they are of upper class. The food was fine, though not outstanding.

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Thank simelv
Winnipeg, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Cafe du Rome offers many Italian options - most of which are quite good - but expensive. I had the meat lasagne which was very tasty and fresh. The service was also pretty good. What threw me off was the atmosphere of the place. There were some questionable characters hanging out there as the night went on, and the smell... More 

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Thank Shawne F
Aix-en-Provence, France
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132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I went because friends dragged me there... Unfortunately, it must have been a bad day for Café de ROme as the service was not very friendly and the food even sadder. You can miss this one.

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Rome, Italy
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Food is ok but some of their seafood gone off a few times. Fills up with ladies of the night and criminal types, great people watching,, maybe not for dinner...

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Thank JamesBelgrave
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I know this place from previous visits in dakar. the food and service are always good standard - I didn't experience this time something extraordinary. but also to explain with the fact that it was on a Sunday night and new (weekly) menu will be launched on Mondays. worth to come back on other weekdays !

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Thank Stephan D
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Couple of minutes walk from the national museum, so a nice place for coffee/lunch afterwards. Free WiFi

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Thank Moodleprof
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I have been always enjoying my stay at this Hotel... Lovely Casino, good people around... many Chinese enjoy Casino here.....

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Thank Bharat111450
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely loved the time that I spent at Cafe de Rome!!! The atmosphere is excellent and the staff is very warm and friendly. Additionally, the food is outstanding and very tasty. I would definitely recommend tourists to visit Cafe de Rome whenever they are in Dakar.

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Thank Bootsieboo1
London
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Cafe de Rome has been around Dakar for decades and while the food is nice, it is not spectacular. Also the waiters were slightly grumpy to start with and only started warming up during the evening.. Would go back but not as my first choice in Dakar.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard de la Republique, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: 221338490200

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