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Alkimia Restaurant & Bar

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Route des Almadies, Dakar, Senegal
+221 33 820 68 68
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 19:30 - 00:00
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Paris
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248 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came at Alkimia on Almadies road for a business dinner with a large group. Elegant white decor indoor with blue lights. Pleasant terrace covered with drapes. Wood, water, greenery, ocean breeze. Efficient servers, large choice of tasty Mediterranean dishes and local products on the buffet : sea food soup, various salads, carpaccio, prawns, braised fishes like thiof, hogfish or... More 

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Thank Christophe M
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful venue and fairly good service. Prices are decent. For some reason i have never been particularly impressed by the food.

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Thank PABADOU
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I ended back at this place 3 times voluntarily during my 10 day stint in Senegal. Great food, ambience, AND music. BTW, the shrimps look like small lobsters. For the most part the food was very well seasoned (two people in our group tried and expressed extreme dislike for the seafood soup), the bread was always fresh and warm, and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The place is classy and not cheap. However I order a grill plate (beef & mutton) and the meat was 90% fat. To make things worse the mashed potatoes were laced with garlic. To say the quality of the meat was poor is an understatement, it was a scam.

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Thank jack_gats
Qara
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

we had business meeting in this restaurant. The place is very nice, relax and good atmosphere. The service is good, they found for us English speaking lady to translate the menu No English menu. only French. Starters: Foie gras, expansive and they failed too much in the test. we know better restaurants around doing it better, Main Course: filet de... More 

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Thank Zhalka
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A little bit expensive over the average in Senegal , the team and the manager were very nice , however I didn't find an edge in the quality of food or the dishes served . I ate tiof fish and it was ok , they served it with sushi spices (I don't know why ) , overall this is an... More 

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Thank Fady Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Pricy with limited my menu.... What they serve is however good..! Has good outdoor seating with sheesha option and a outdoor grill.

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Thank Naveen S
Amman, Jordan
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50 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Took my wife on a date to Alkimia Restaurant and was nicely surprised by the the quality of food, design of the dishes, and service. I knew it was a high-end restaurant and I was expected nothing less. Well it did not disappoint. The chef obviously knows his way around the menu, dishes were flying and the whole atmosphere was... More 

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Thank Alex F
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

A very cool place to eat listen to music and chill with what Dakar holds for in Folks. Chef is always around to check your level of happiness. Same goes for the team serving you. Choice for in (cold) and out with potential live acoustic music and nicely grilled meet. Your kids can also hang out even late. One of... More 

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Thank Amadou D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

A little expensive but definitly worth it the place is amazing! They have a beautiful lounge in the garden and live bands on the weekends. The food was really nice and the service was great!

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Thank Julie N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$42
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Saturday
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route des Almadies, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: +221 33 820 68 68

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