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La Calebasse

Mamelles, Route des Almadies | sur le goudron au pied du phare des Mamelles., Dakar, Senegal
+221 33 860 69 47
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
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Mamelles, Route des Almadies | sur le goudron au pied du phare des Mamelles., Dakar, Senegal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little out of downtown- 20 minutes without traffic, but an hour with it on Friday night! Service was friendly and the fish so fresh! Very tasty!

Thank Barbara g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So well decorated , such nice wellcome.service is perfect,food is nice .drinks with reasonsble prices.

Thank jehudam2017
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Very much feels like a tourist dining experience when you combine the very authentic decor, the handicraft store outside with the live music experience. It's located just off the main road, although you do feel very removed from the outside buzz. There is an outside...More

Thank Vishna
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is decorated with cheap and overrated African art (?) to a baroque level. However is top quality for Senegalese food and if some live music is in program is definitely going to be a wonderful evening. The staff is friendly - that is...More

Thank Gionata V
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

When we arrived , we were the only guests. Food was very basic , service was lousy. Staff not motivated. We even couldn't have coffee after dinner. There should be an art expo on the first Floor , but everything was dark there.

Thank Edith S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant located in the middle of the road with it's yellow building. Looks pretty basic from the outside but the inside will definitely wow you. It's full of aftican art craft decorations and if you got a chance to visit during weekend they have...More

Thank Han Y
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

At La Calabasse the food and the atmosphere compete to surprise the customer. Some very good live music and perfect food. We were a group of colleagues and each thought he had the best dish of the table. I had sea food, tasty!

1  Thank Gionata V
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I decided to go to La Calebasse based on TripAdvisor review and we couldn't believe how wonderful the experience was. The food and service were extremely good and the atmosphere was perfect that's definitely my best restaurant in Dakar I would definitely...More

1  Thank Brownbbe
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great meeting in the new seminar room. Coffee break was good with a nice wiew of the coast. Lunch was delicious and plentifull .Love the African food and decor . The service is world class.

Thank LionAmerica
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The restaurants is located above a gallery with very interesting painitngs and other art objects. The plates we tried (senegaleze fish, of course...) was very tasty. The wine was good, as well.

Thank Harris P
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9 September 2015|
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Response from 70TucsonTom | Reviewed this property |
Small restaurant with great ambiance. Dinner was about $20 US including tip. Great seafood! Not to be missed!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mamelles, Route des Almadies | sur le goudron au pied du phare des Mamelles., Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: +221 33 860 69 47
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