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Cotonou, Benin
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Koror Island, Palau
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67 reviews
33 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

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Thank Craig T
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 

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Thank Parto73
Bruxelles
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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

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Thank Afroptimiste
Abyei, Sudan
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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 

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Thank Bojan V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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66 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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.

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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

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Thank dayologun
Portland, oregon
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

I as here he first time in 1997-8. Couldn't wait to return. Still a good place o have a drink, eat good food, or hang out.

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Thank genebean
Athens, Greece
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visited at least 3 times during my stay in Cotonou, recommended by local friend as clean and safe place. It is really so, additionally to pleasantly busy location, easy parking, good services and variety of dishes.

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Thank meropi2016
Kochi (Cochin), India
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

This is the best place to have authentic Italian pizza while in cotonou. The staff are very friendly and do recommend on your request. I had ordered a chicken pizza with black olive and jalapeno topping an it was awesome.

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Thank jayakrishnan_as
Maputo, Mozambique
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Cuisine always consistent surrounded by a friendly environment. Tonight was pizza night and my 4 fromaggi did not disappoint!

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Thank Juan_Lopez_barcelona

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, European, Italian, French, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, 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?