Restaurants

African in Porto Novo

Java Promo

No one seems to remember a time before Java Promo. Hidden behind the aquamarine shutters of a crumbling colonial building and shielded from the sun by a big paillote (straw awning), this is a popular haunt for an om…
African in Porto Novo

Chez Mahi

Locals swear by this restaurant, just south of Pl Kokoyé. It's not an attractive place (bare concrete walls), but the mashed yam is excellent and the atmosphere jovial.
African in Porto Novo

Esperance Maquis

This is a bit of a mix of African and European fare. Decent schwarma, basic rice and beans plus a fish of the day is served up in this friendly little spot.