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Cotonou, Benin
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Le Livingstone first for the hamburger, which was good. But then I discovered how to ask for draft beer -- Une Castel pression grande is a nice pint -- and the pizza. Very good pizza and the best is the janja. It's spinach and goat cheese and divine. Good friendly service even if your French is very... More 

Thank RetiredDude
Pretoria, South Africa
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is relaxed with a mixture of locals and expats. The menu is mainly continental food and the pizzas are quite good. The area in which the restaurant is located one of the tourist friendly neighborhoods with a variety of restaurants of all kinds on both sides of the street and a great fresh fruit and veggies stands at... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are a Westerner and feel homesick and crave for pizza, then this is a place for you. Otherwise, hmm.

Thank Marta L
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Good food, fair prices. Pizza in particular is delicious. Frequented by expats, so not a local feel, but nice if you are looking for Western culture.

Thank Nicholas T
Koror Island, Palau
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

French fries where good however the burger was cooked way to fast and charred on the outside. The staff could understand English and where friendly

Thank TexasSnakeFarm
Malmo, Sweden
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Good to be back in Cotonou and finding Livingstone still being as vibrant as 14 years ago and putting really nice food on the tables. I like their pave de diable and calzones most but everything I ever ate there have been good. I like the outdoor seating and it's a nice place for after work and meeting new people.... More 

Thank Parto73
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Had a quick good meal, with a salad adapted to my likes ( hate cucumber and peppers) reasonably priced

Thank Afroptimiste
Abyei, Sudan
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

They have a decent pizza... A friend of mine and I took two differemt beef steaks, they were OK, but nothin more really... I was told that the hotel is very nice, the rooms spacious, and a good place to stay. If you are offered to stay at the Livingston Villas, think twice about it. There was a bar there... More 

Thank Bojan V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

If you want to find someone you know, go here. Cheapest beers on tap in the area, and cold ones. Good pizza and pineapple juice. Brochette options are just ok. As much about the atmosphere as the food.

Thank C R
Lagos, Nigeria
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

Nice restaurant where on can eat in a relaxed atmosphere. there food and fresh juice is good. i especially like their pizza

Thank dayologun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, European, Italian, French
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cotonou, Benin
  • Location: Africa  >  Benin  >  Littoral Department  >  Cotonou

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