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La Paillote

Quartier Ellig-Essono | next to Mahima, Yaounde, Cameroon
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
28 Mar 2018
“If you're craving Asian food...”
17 Sep 2016
“Best food in Yaoundé; friendliest service ”
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Asian, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
Quartier Ellig-Essono | next to Mahima, Yaounde, Cameroon
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

A few of us participated in a Supper Club dinner on Wednesday, March 21. We arrived, as Americans often do, chronically “early” and the staff greeted us warmly. The atmosphere was nice, with fairy lights and a few small tables outside, in addition to the...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Chef and owner Patrice, a Cameroonian of Vietnamese origins (!) is there to welcome and guide you through a rich menu. Everything we've tasted: soup, nem, various mains were delicious. Staff is 'on the ready', respectful and friendly. Service too was swift. Decent prices for...More

Thank Andrei E
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Nice location for a dinner out of the chaos of downtown. Good food great natural homemade jus and attent service.

Thank stgpoggi81
Reviewed 13 August 2015

My first impression of La Paillote was that it provided welcome shelter from a rainstorm, and the tables and decor were dimly lit and cozy - perfect for a small group of friends or a couple. My table shared some spring roll appetizers and a...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Run by a wonderful Vietnamese. Very good food, clean restaurant and worth the visit. Would highly recommend.

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Paillote offers a great selection of Vietnamese food. Location: It's a little tricky at first. It's on the street with Casino and Mahima past Bastos. I'm not sure what the name of the neighborhood is, but if you pass Mahima on your left, Paillote is...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2013

During our stay found this place thanks to this website , very Nice food , good traditional taste , nice staff and owner .Had different choices , beef lemon grass , chicken cashew , curry schrimps and hot and spicy fish , also Nice fried...More

Thank Dominique064
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Mrs. Nguyen owns the place and works the kitchen. The waiters have been here for years. Philippe greets and "holds court" at the table nearest the bar. Patrice take over the kitchen if his mother does not feel well. It feels like home. Carmalized pork,...More

Thank HenryTX
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Pricey, but you get what you pay for. Great ambiance and nice people running the restaurant. Asian food and very good.

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Good ambience, friendly staff, nice food and absolutely yummie spring rolls. What more can you ask for?

Thank frlcassandra
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Quartier Ellig-Essono | next to Mahima, Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Location: Africa  >  Cameroon  >  Centre Region  >  Yaounde
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