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La Parrilla

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6 Rue Emile Zola, Dakar, Senegal
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Starters were nice but the steak was awful. I asked for medium and I got a well down a bit hard on the outside. The second time It came also bad. Conclusion, try to avoid the steaks!!!

Thank Christos P
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent steak restaurant. Good service and great tasteful dishes. Friendly staff and a great choice of steaks. The combination of meat dishes is great and will fulfill your hunger. Nice touch to bring the hot cheese sauce out. Definitely a place where you have to go.

Thank Michael H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

The food and service at this little restaurant were way beyond expectations. It is a little pricey but by far the best I've had in Dakar so far. The steaks are excellent and the sausages were among the best. Well worth the trip.

Thank Dan H
Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

This restaurant is situated in the centre of Dakar, close to the Presidential Palace. It says that the meat is imported from South America (Argentine Grill) and you can taste that! Although it is the month of Ramadan you can still sit on the terrace outside the restaurant. The owner chef discusses himself if you are early (19.30h) the menu... More 

Thank DionysNL
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a little gem of a find. Great service and friendly ambience. The quality of meat served is superb. I had Chorizo to start and the Lomo for main served with mash. I didn't want it to end! Quality and service always consistent. Definitely worth a visit. Can't see how anyone would be disappointed.

Thank Jonathan W
Jerusalem, Israel
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193 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

This pretty oasis in Dakar gets one out of the heat and the bustle and into the vibe and verve of a modern, well-appointed eatery. Located in central Dakar, the open plan seating and kitchen makes one feel like they are at a fancy restaurant. The staff is friendly and relatively quick. We had a series of steaks, all of... More 

Thank Sfrantz
Waterford, Ireland
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165 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Went here based on TA recommendations. Steak was excellent. Didn’t have starters or desserts and just wanted to taste the steak. Service was good although there was no one who could speak English he came on at 8.30pm. A menu in English would have been helpful.

Thank EddieOnTour
Omaha, Nebraska
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

La Parrilla is certainly the best steak house I've experienced in North or West Africa. The wine selection is great and atmosphere is very good. Been there a half dozen times and they provide consistent quality and atmosphere! Go!!

Thank G8890AQthomasb
Brussels, Belgium
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Just the best meat in Dakar. Nice atmosphere with the huge grill in the back and the long wood bar. Very good South American wine too.

Thank gheun
Dakar, Senegal
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We went with a group of friends, which is always tough on the waiters, but they had no problems keeping track of orders. Food is served quickly, and there are some great starters, including the fried cheese. Note that the restaurant is one block away from what google map says.

Thank Mads O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Argentinean, South American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, European
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rue Emile Zola, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: 221-33-8221500

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