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Le Sorrento

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Blvd St Michel, Zongo, Cotonou, Benin
+229 21 31 57 79
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Milano Marittima, Italy
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a bussiness lunch in this restaurant, on the occasion of the launching of a project in Cotonou. The menu was pre-arranged and fixed for the event, but quite pleasant. Reading the menu of the restaurant one could nevertheless guess that the place is well whorth a further visit.

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Thank Zanatani
addis ababa
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108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Not so good, not fresh at all, overpriced and look dirty inside... Not at all Italian as the name could suggest ... Frankly there are much better places in COTONOU to visit

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Freetown, Sierra Leone
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

First of all, this restaurant has a very cozy ambiance, the staff are superb and very welcoming, the food is delicious, very clean, tables and other stuff. prices VS quality are good

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Thank Joseph D
Nairobi, Kenya
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74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

This is a very nice restaurant, located centrally in the city. The Ambiance is great - very relaxing and ups your appetite. The food is very good - not very large portions but quite filling and very well prepared.

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Thank Kim K
Shanghai, China
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The fame of the Sorrento in town is not worth the value. Is a decent restaurant but not so exceptional. Pizza is fine, not the best in town anyway, and their "foi grasse" is really good. Other dishes are on the average level.

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Thank Lucia B
Varkaus, Finland
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We were a group of four and visited for some lunch here. The place interior and yard is beautiful though it is next to busy main street. The menus were in French and English, but be prepared to speak some French to be understood. You could say that the food, service and price level were in an average level. Nothing... More 

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Thank Mika H
Bengaluru, India
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91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We read some good reviews and visited this restaurant but it was not so good. My friend never got what he ordered. Me and Another friend of mine ordered fish- It was not fully cooked. I wish it was cooked well because it tasted well. It seems to have good past. place looks really good and ambiance is really nice... More 

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Thank Fregy
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Used to be better. A moody restaurant. Has a good ambiance but the food is getting worse. ThE fish was not fresh and the portions poor. I was very disappointed this time around. I have been going there for the past twenty something years, but will definitely rethink it another time.

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Thank Alexandra M
Cotonou, Benin
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

I had lunch here at two occasions with a group of app 7 to 12 persons. To facilitate ordering, choice was limited to "fish or meat". I took at both occasions the fish. It was OK, but rather basic. Certainly not a menu, inciting you to come back on your own. Service is friendly.

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Thank JosvanA
Yaounde
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Actually it is the second time I am eating at Sorrento as an official guest of the Governement. Itis really nice there though they mostly offer european dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blvd St Michel, Zongo, Cotonou, Benin
  • Location: Africa  >  Benin  >  Littoral Department  >  Cotonou
  • Phone Number: +229 21 31 57 79

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