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La Terrasse

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Place de l'Independance | Centre ville, Yaounde, Cameroon
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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We attended as a group for a professional get-together. So there was no formal dinner - we ordered pizzas and drinks, mainly. The waiter was extremely patient with our varied orders, and the fact that we needed to pull several tables together. A couple of us ordered a fruit salad, which was excellent and simple: just papaya and pineapple.

Thank PadoukDesign
Yaounde, Cameroon
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

And delicious food too. The service was quick, I guess you don't see time flying when you're having a good time with friends. The only problem I had was the temperature at night. Since it's an open space building, it gets pretty cold at dusk. Bring a shawl or a jacket...

1 Thank Yvonne A
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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133 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013

I've eaten numerous times at la Terrasse and have seldom been disappointed. First of all, unlike other good places with bad opening hours, la Terrasse is ALWAYS open and can serve you food no hassle. The location is quite tranquil and pleasant, never too crowded. The menu is diverse and value is normal. The Cameroonian specialties, in particular Ndole, are... More 

1 Thank Martijn t
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We have been 3 times to La Terrasse and have been very impressed with this restaurant on each visit. The decor is very nice and simple, it's quiet (no television!), the service is fast and friendly, and the food is excellent. We particularly recommend the "viande au pierre chaud" - you cook your own pieces of fillet de boeuf and... More 

Thank Patricia7660
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2013

The staff is frendly and attentive, and the place is lovely. The food is absolutely delicious, and didn't take forever. LOVED it!!

Thank LaBelleLoc
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2012

Ok experience! However as much as you hear about the place my expectations were higher. For yaounde though it was pleasant. Staff does need hospitality lessons and a proper mixologist

Thank Soonest
Sultan, Washington
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143 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Good food but expensive as are all the restaurants with "western food" in Younde. I would recommend, but not until one has visited higher rated places.

Thank Glenn F
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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133 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2012

The place is a bit small, but services a nice breakfast if you're tired of the poor breakfast in your hotel. Good pizzas also. The terrace is just a quiet place to lounge though the chairs are not very comfortable

Thank Martijn t
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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202 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2012

The restaurant isn't one of the most popular places in town. A pity, because the food is good and prices are reasonable, the staff is friendly and attentive, the atmosphere is cosy, the whole setting tasteful and in it's bareness almost stylish, the background music - Swing! - different to what or who else is serving food in town. You... More 

1 Thank DirkH2

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, French, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de l'Independance | Centre ville, Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Location: Africa  >  Cameroon  >  Centre Region  >  Yaounde

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