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La pointe des Almadies

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Route des Almadies | Pointe des Almadies, Dakar, Senegal
+221 33 820 01 40
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Shanghai, China
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want laid back, byt the beach, seashells nearby, and a good sea breeze with fresh seafood this is the spot. It is not reagl surroundings, plastic chairs and tables, but good value for what you eat

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Thank j-wish
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nice old venue with the same staff wprkinf for the last 30 years. The owner philipe, despite being fairly youmg amd holding a senegalese passport, is a very old style "immigrant" with a focus on expat community. Service is very slow with an average outcome. The meat was overcooked and dry. I have been there several times but never on... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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93 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I couldn't afford to dine here but wanted to stand on the westernmost tip of the African continent. I was stood on the rocky beach eating places to my left and right. Waves strangely calm with a menacing streak. The souvenir handmade artisans stalls arranged in a cul de sac just off the ocean behind the little strip of sand... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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143 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We ate at the seafood stalls the night before and decided to go a little upscale for Xmas eve. Actually was a mistake we had better food ambience, music in the food stalls. They didn't have lobsters. We had starters of mixed seafood and shrimp cocktail, was okay but nothing special. Mains were seafood fricasse and grilled shrimp. All was... More 

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Thank William S
PointedesAlmadies, Responsable commercial at La pointe des Almadies, responded to this review

Hello. We think you are not talking about our restaurant since we had a special menu for Christmas eve And all the starters and main that you mentionned do ont make a part of our menu. Kindly Send us your Mail in order to join a copy of the menu. Regards, Operation Manager More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Our daughter took us to this nice restaurant on our last night in Senegal. The food was excellent, prices fair and service impeccable. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank Lynda H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Best food ever specially the paella prepared by a professional chef with high quality of ingredients

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Poznan, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Average for Dakar more of the same so so European French style food no real standout other then the service the staff are really nice and they try to keep you happy. its expensive but what isn't in Dakar I will go back for sure it's close to the beach. The have a pool if you want to take a... More 

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Rome, Italy
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had a very delicious lunch here. Service was fast and friendly. Open air dining under shade - even on a hot day, it was pleasant with a nice breeze blowing through.

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Thank BobB3
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174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

There is a small beach, although it is flooded at high tide. Really the attraction is the super fresh street food. Don't go to one of the mainstream restaurants, the food from the stalls is excellent. Pick your seafood and watch them grill it. No better way to spend time in Dakar

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Thank AlexisZA
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

this was a high end joint with top brand cocktails and nice fusion menu. they are just across from the more low-end (plastic chairs, but direct ocean view) seafood restaurants.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route des Almadies | Pointe des Almadies, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: +221 33 820 01 40
Description
Restaurant La Pointe des Almadies is an outdoor restaurant that overlooks the sea. Specalized in PAELLA and seafood

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