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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
French, African, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews seafood camarones fresh fish salad location is beautiful private beach romantic dinner great setting business lunch food is excellent nice restaurant pier ocean nautical ship breeze decoration
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would happily go back to Dakar just to spend an afternoon here. Best oysters I ever ate. Best camarones in garlic and oil. Great service. Beautiful spot on pier on quiet bay near downtown. Management helped us find a cab when we left. Will remain...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rel601wea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous restaurant, with amazing nautical / sport fishing decorations. Excellent choice of fresh seafood located on a small pier with private beach. Highly recommended

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank abudooda
Reviewed March 7, 2019

Perfect place either for romantic dinner or with friends. Eating on the pier with a view on the ocean is priceless. Very good seafood and great cocktails for reasonable prices. Great view of the coastline.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fabfab3679
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Had some fantastic sea food here with marvelous vies out to sea. Service and whole feel of the place was stunning.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 1960Jem
Reviewed February 10, 2019

We were regulars 13 years ago. Visited again recently with some apprehension. Would it be the same? Well, it wasn't the same. It was better! Some nice upgrades. We were served by our favorite waiter, Mamadou. The cuisine was exquisite, as was the service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anzie D
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Enjoyed the food and the location but there is an arrogance to the waiters I don't really like. They ignore you in the beginning and in the end they even SUGGESTED we give a tip, which I dislike.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gino V
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Perfect seaside setting with delicious food preparations, excellent seafood! Great cocktails. A must if in Dakar, Lagon 1 is renowned for its celebrity visitors and consistent fine dining.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank annick52
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Very nice restaurant out over the water in quiet part of Dakar. I can recommend and they have both inside and out. Private beach with service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Geoff P
Reviewed December 5, 2018

This was perhaps the most expensive meal that we had during our 25 days in West Africa... but it was worth it. The staff are super helpful and accommodating, and the service is of a very high standard. The food - just wonderful. This place...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2006TravelBug
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Although location is beautiful with a perfect outside seating to look at the sunset or at the sea. The service and food are very disappointing. All comes with a hefty price tag.

Date of visit: November 2018
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