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Le Djembe

56 Rue St Michel, Dakar, Senegal
822 2570
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good51%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
17 Mar 2017
“Fast and cheap, a good introduction to Senegalese food”
30 Aug 2014
“Excellent value for money”
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56 Rue St Michel, Dakar, Senegal
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Arrive before rush hour (before 1) because this restaurant fills up very quickly with locals. What's available on the menu is marked every day which is handy, even though it means in the end that the choice is not huge. There are only Senegalese dishes,...More

Thank bebsaurus_13
Reviewed 30 August 2014

I've had lunch here twice in the past week. The mafé boeuf (beef in peanut sauce) and the poulet yassa (chicken in onions) were both tasy with generous portions. The staff are friendly and the food arrived quickly. It isn't fine china but perhaps that's...More

Thank ez22v30
Reviewed 24 March 2014

The service is good, with smiling and friendly waitresses and the food tastes very well. I is a very cheap restaurant, even though it looks decent and very clean. It is the type of restaurant where you go to eat well - the portions are...More

Thank emma_claudya
Reviewed 20 November 2013

I have been to Dakar several times and for extended stays, but I was pleasantly surprised when a friend invited me to lunch at this place. We arrived just before the main rush for lunch and the place was very romantic, nicely arranged and priced...More

Thank preacherman58
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Our group of 12, 10 Americans and 2 Senegalese dined at Le Djembe on Saturday, July 6th, 2013 and had a delicious and reasonably priced lunch. One of our Senegalese friends frequents this restaurant and knew it would not disappoint us. We arrived for a...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 24 April 2012

This is my favourite place for lunch. Usually tables are full unless you go early. They serve the best Senegalese food in Dakar. Thiebou Djenne Royale is excellent and Chicken Curry is also great. The portions are quite good. The prices are very reasonable. Suggest...More

Thank Safari1976
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Chic place to enjoy the Senegalese thiebou djenne in a a well presented plate. Highly recommended the royal Thiebou dieun (5000 F CFA). It also offers other dishes like chicken with rice and curry. African restaurant frequented by some African people with a medium-high purchasing...More

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  • Address: 56 Rue St Michel, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: 822 2570
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