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Rue Washington, Cocody, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Open area, Music and cold drink with local food. Atieke and alloco with options of grilled fish or chicken. Watch out for the chilli sauce though... Place gets very crowded. you might want to avoid it if you don't like crowds

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Thank Ignatius W
Lagos, Nigeria
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Cocody's Allocodrome is recommended by guidebooks for a good reason. Here you can experience how local people eat and have fun with bottle of local beer. It's not the cheapest place, but far better than any hotel restaurant. And the atmosphere is more genuine here. We had very good tilapia with bit oily aloco and chicken with perfect attiéké. We... More 

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Thank Piedrarip
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Each time I go to Abidjan, I must go and spend at least one evening at the Allocodrome! Very simple place but I love its atmosphere in the evening when temperature gets a bit down and the smell of the BBQ grilling fish and chicken until late evening! Jolina, Rachem, and many other ladies will "fight" to get your order... More 

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Thank Michel W
Germantown, Maryland
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104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Italians have Pasta, Mexicans have Rice & Beans and Tacos, Americans have Burgers, Fries and BBQ. IVORIANS have Poulet et Poisson Braise (BBQ Chicken or Fish), Attieke (cassava pulp that has been grated or granulated), Alloco (Plaintains cut up in small squares and fried) avec des tres bons condiments sure le cote !!! Per other reviewers, if you're looking for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2013

If you are looking for something more local and cheap. Its is the place to be! The Allocodrome is the cheapest meal of the city. Do not expect the cleanest and the Air Conditioner! Te chiken is excellent it is my favorite with attieke! There is Alloco for those who prfefer Bananas. For myself I do not like alloco that... More 

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Thank Ndeye L
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013

It's a good experience if you are trying to explore local ambiance, but nothing special that you cannot get at any other food stand or maquis around Abidjan.

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Thank Tatar76
Dakar, Senegal
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103 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2012

I was looking for an authentic popular place where I can enjoy local food. A Friend who knows Abidjan well suggested this place. I was actually very happy to be there. I love grilled fish and fried alloco and was well served. The taste was special and the price was nothing compared to the quantity and quality of the meal.... More 

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Thank Mhkebe
Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Best place to eat alloco (fried banana), abodjama, attieke.... and the good ivoirian stuff. At your entrance you can smell all these different dishes that makes you hungry! I went there 10 years ago (it's not possible to put the right date on tripadvisor) and i'm sure nothing changed according to all the comments I just read!! This place is... More 

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Thank JustforfunKohPhangan
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1,025 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,158 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2011

My taxi driver took me here and I was so grateful. For 15 Euro we had an excellent grilled fish meal for three with onions and hot peppers, cous cous, fried bananas and soft drinks. There is a DJ playing Couper-Ecarte music. Service is a bit haphazard but the food is very fresh. I was the only foreigner there. A... More 

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Thank poleinahole1
Abidjan, null, Côte d'Ivoire
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2011

The best ! Purely Ivorian . A restaurant where you can discover and eat food of ivory coast . Such as : Alloco which is made of banana . And chickens

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Thank Helga T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Barbecue
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Washington, Cocody, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
  • Location: Africa  >  Cote d'Ivoire  >  Lagunes Region  >  Abidjan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?