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Address: Hippodrome Street, Bamako, Mali

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A good place to have a regular dinner

Is a nice place to have a regular dinner. The food is good, specially the grilled stuff. Nice ambiance. The bar part of the place is not bad also. The other Bla Bla from Cartier... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 May 2016
Stefan B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Is a nice place to have a regular dinner. The food is good, specially the grilled stuff. Nice ambiance. The bar part of the place is not bad also. The other Bla Bla from Cartier Badala is also a nice place.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Pros: Beautiful space, super service, great wine selection. Cons: Food was not the best, beef brochettes and rabbit were over cooked and pricey. Will definitely go back for the drinks and music which is usually pretty good but wouldn't go back to eat.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Bla Bla's is a great restaurant and fun bar - the evening music is usually really good, and the crowd isn't too intense. Enjoyed it every time.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

yes the food was ok, but the venue is just a shack and very noisy. i had the beef skewers with rice, a simple dish but the meat was tender and tasty. colleague had the pork chops which he said were very good. so the food is very good for Bamako, but... the venue is nothing more than a room... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

I've been to Bla Bla a few times when visiting Bamako and while the place is clean and can get lively at the weekend, it does charge a bit too much. Definitely a place to hang out if you are with a group and there is a nightclub next door. Be prepared if you order the Chicken....it's a 'Poulet Sportif'... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

This was a great dinner. The pork chops was recommend by a peer that had eaten there before and I can say he was right on point. This may have been the best pork chops I ever had. The favor was wonderful and this will be on my to do list every time I visit Bamako

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2013

Le Bla Bla is one of the best places in Mali to go for dinner+drink Food is really nice and my preference goes to the Capitaine skewers with some tomato sauce - rice as side The owner is also a very pleasant and interesting person. I've been there every time i go to Mali Go there without hesitation and enjoy!

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012

well interesting french west african decor, and after this it drops away. Certainly do not go there for a meal...we did...no menu was a give away...but we were desperate....and will not go again cest la vie

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

This is an interesting street bar on one of Bamakos main bar districts. It is an interesting setting as an abondoned building with no roof turned into a quazi art bar. The decor is definately interesting. I tried on several nights and some busy others very quiet. Serves normal drinks and some bar snacks. Its worth a visit if you... More 

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