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Vodka Bar
Price range: $5 - $100
Cuisines: Bar
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

The place is small but comfortable. Admittedly It gets quite smoky when crowded though. I have not been there for quite some time but during my visits (2) I must say I was not impressed with the menu which is quite limited although the owner went out of her way to please us. The establishment is in a prime location in zone 4. I would probably visit again and recommend it for a pre dinner drink.

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Bassina I, Propriétaire at Vodka Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2014
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Cher 68WorldTraveler68,

Nous vous remercions de nous avoir rendu visite il y'a deux ans! Nous sommes heureux de vous apprendre que depuis près d'un an, le Vodka Bar est un établissement non fumeur. Vous aviez raison à cette époque de souligner que notre menu était restraint. Nous ne faisions effectivement plus de restauration lorsque vous êtes venu au Vodka Bar. Nous nous concentrrions sur l'activité du bar. Nous proposions exceptionnellement quelques assiettes à la demande du client. Aujourd'hui, nous avons une carte de différentes tapas à prix sympatiques pour des fringales nocturnes. Vous y serez à nouveau le bienvenu si vous êtes à nouveau à Abidjan!

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Reviewed April 19, 2013

When you are looking to distress after a long day out, Vodka Bar is truly a welcome oasis to hide in. Cozy, elegant, you find separated areas to have intimacy or a wide room to prove your dancing skills. Ivorian and expats mingle together, the jet set normally shows off on weekends; with a large variety of vodka and shooters, and few of them in, you find no barriers to friendships . While you can chill during the week, on Friday and Saturday after 10 pm the party starts and music beats nicely all night long. I personally enjoy the theme parties organized every month.

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Bassina I, Manager at Vodka Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2015

Thank you for your detailed and warm comments. We are happy that you noticed how fun it is to have a cosmopolite atmosphere at Vodka Bar! It is true during the week and also on friday and saturday, when you come from 18.30 to 22.30, you can chill, have soft nice music. Generally at 23.00 a lot of guests come to enjoy dancing vibes at Vodka Bar and to have fun. Be welcomed again and thank you for your loyalty.

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Reviewed April 9, 2013

Restoruss & Vodka Bar is not quite the sort of place you would expect in Abidjan, the capitol city of a former French colony, but "by hck" it is there, and it is great!! Fantastic service and ambience, backed up by a good range of drinks, and excellent food. Good music too. Whilst I am not of the age group that regularly frequents this "Ruskie Revellers' Rendezvous", I go there whenever I am in the area. I think that Tatar76 is being like our famous "Tartar Sauce" ... a bit too sharp and acidic in his (or her's) comments. Great place, great people. Good company!!

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Reviewed March 29, 2013

Vodka Bar used to be one of my favorite places. However, the place is really hot (the AC does not work properly, especially when it gets crowded), there's a lot of cigarette smoke, and there always used to be a problem with personnel trying to overcharge you for drinks consumed. If you do decide to visit Vodka Bar, make sure you clear your bills at the moment you order them and keep your receipts in case they contend. I am keeping it on my blacklist and not going back there!

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VodkaBarAbidjan, Propriétaire at Vodka Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2013

Dear Sir,

we are so sorry to see that you rejected our excuses expressed many times and two months ago for the error found on your bill. You are right that when there are crowd of people in our bar and with the entry door opened many times, our air conditioning lost efficiency.

As you complained so strongly about our establishment, we decided in order to avoid this unconfortable situation, during the week-end to serve drinks and directly give the bill. You expressed many times to our staff, the fact that you were a regular customer so for that reason, you prefered to pay when you live our bar and not when we serve you drinks you ordered. Now we change a bit internal organization concerning our invoicing rules.

We ask to you to also pay attention on one point : you come usually with your different friends who order at the same time. Some of them leave the bar before you and it can also happen that they forgot to pay some of their drinks. When it’s crowd of people, and you ordered at the same time, sitting in the same table, our staff suppose that you pay together. So it could be probably the extra you found on your bill. “To overcharge our customers for drinks consumed”, it is your presumption. We run this activity more than 3 years, and believe us we care about our reputation and if errors can be done it’s really not voluntarily. In this activity, “zero” faults it doesn’t exist. Just have a look on positive coments we received in another of our social network online, and you will see how our customers appreciate the efforts we do to keep their satisfaction. Best regards.
Vodka Bar Direction.

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Reviewed January 21, 2013

Very nice place to chill out. We all had pizza and it was very nice. Didn't have to wait too long. The dj was playing songs we were familiar with and reminded me of being out on the town at home. I would come back here again.

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