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Maquis du Port

Rue du Port, Cotonou, Benin
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good51%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tilapia” (2 reviews)
“plantains” (2 reviews)
“juice” (2 reviews)
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Rue du Port, Cotonou, Benin
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Customer service was generally poor and the food took so long to arrive. I ordered for salad and chicken and it was so average......no "Wow" moment. The location of the kitchen is somehow odd....at the ground floor and servers have go through the restaurant down...More

Thank 472olumideo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner in maquis du port and it was quite nice. Food was very good, although they are a bit slow. Pricing is ok.

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can choose most of the specialities from this part of the continent but they are executed in a very sophisticate manner and the results is great. I really enjoyed!!! service was slightly slow, but at the end of it we didn't regret the wait!

Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

I came here with a group and we wait more than an hour for our entrees and was never offered any bread or anything to help with the hunger. There was a language barrier but once our orders were in and we got our food...More

Thank Lp3rez87
Reviewed January 24, 2017

This isn't a fine dining place and the wine choices leave much to be desired but the seafood was delicious. Lots of locals and expats come here and it offers a nice, relaxed, friendly atmosphere (it is air conditioned :) ).

Thank anuka9
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

High standard fish. Some say a little on the high side on price, but not by much. I ordered typical carp, tilapia and red snapper with attieke and plantains.

Thank BuskyBusk
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Great Restuarant with a great view of the port of Cotonou. There grill fish with plantain is amazingly

Thank yvesdjuma
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Likely within the local good standards but I don't like the facilities much as there's no outdoor space and the aircon is too cold. The food I had was eatable but nothing special, I wouldn't go back to this restaurant on my initiative.

Thank Sogril66
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

When you are looking to have a walk a and a nice lunch this place is just fine. Very good with their fish meals. Clean neat and tidy.

Thank Gert L
Reviewed May 18, 2016

nice. clean. serene. classy. they serve freshly made natural fruit juice. nice fish meals. i kept going back for the grilled soul fish!

Thank evelynekpo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Port, Cotonou, Benin
  • Location: Africa  >  Benin  >  Littoral Department  >  Cotonou
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