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“Great looks.... and the food??”

Alkimia Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #8 of 208 Restaurants in Dakar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $47
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed July 23, 2012

The place has very nice furniture and a decent fountain...the bar has a decent variety of alcohol too. This makes for the "normal" punctuation of my review.

As for the restaurant...well... I was unlucky enough to get (in two different ocassions) normal-not-so-tasty food for the price of a best-in-town restaurant. Steer away from this if what you are looking for is great food.

If you want to enjoy a nice time at the bar while biting some snacks/tapas this is one of the best places in town!!

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Reviewed April 24, 2012

Fancy place with great food. Beautiful but too expensive!

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Reviewed March 19, 2012

Not for families, at night it can be crowded reserve a table in advance

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Reviewed February 18, 2012

good food though a bit expensive.outside : watch for the mosquitoes!

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Reviewed January 14, 2012

After some local trials this was the first dinner of new year for me at January 1st. When we go to the restaurant even it is not opened yet they arrange a place for us and kindly offer some mojitos! Cousine was perfect. Owner is from Morocco and she is visiting all the tables to see everything is ok, and also chief is coming out from kitchen and visiting tables. We thank to him for the great soup after 5 seconds who comes with a local guy and says please thank to him today he cooks the soup. It was very kind! Please try carpaccio and argentina style grill.
and the atmosphere is quite different from Dakar. Some of the tables are set at the glass and you can see perfectly lighted water under....After the meal they give us some fresh baked little brownies and cakes we had a little fight for them at the table, they were very delicious.. Must stop there...

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Thank mctheworldcitizen
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