Top Choice Pizza in Ouagadougou

Le Verdoyant

A favourite haunt of expats, the ultracentral Le Verdoyant is famous for its pasta, wood-fired pizzas and ice creams. Note that the mosquitoes are ferocious at night.
Top Choice African in Ouagadougou

Maquis Aboussouan

This upmarket maquis is the place to enjoy Burkinabé staples such as poulet kedjenou (slow-cooked chicken with peppers and tomatoes) or attiéké (grated cassava).
Top Choice French in Bobo-Dioulasso

La Canne d'Or

This villa-style eatery, with its African decor and riot of fairy lights, serves French fare with an African twist. House faves include frogs' legs and a great grill selection (kebabs, steak, Nile perch etc). Servic…
Top Choice European in Banfora

Le Calypso

Run by the same jovial Franco-Burkinabé family as Le Calypso hotel, this popular restaurant is a wonderful place for tasty slow-cooked fish, marinated steak and pizzas. The homemade juices are highly recommended.
Top Choice French in Bobo-Dioulasso

Le Saint-Germain

Bobo's gourmet address is wrapped around an exotic garden and art gallery. The restaurant serves delicious spiced-up French cuisine; it also has one of the finest wine cellars in Burkina. All this class comes at a p…
North African in Ouagadougou

Chez Tante Propre

Some of the more rustic places stay open as late as there are customers. Chez Tante Propre is a wildly popular hole in the wall where they turn out yogurt sandwiches and simple rice dishes.
Fusion in Ouagadougou

Espace Gondwana

Espace Gondwana sports sensational decor, with four dining rooms richly adorned with masks and traditional furniture. The food impresses, too, with an imaginative menu that runs the gamut from frogs' legs and fish d…
Market in Ouagadougou

Marina Market

Great selection of groceries and long opening hours.
Bakery in Bobo-Dioulasso

Boulangerie Pâtisserie La Bonne Miche

Excellent bread and pastries.
French in Bobo-Dioulasso

L'Eau Vive

L'Eau Vive offers imaginative French cooking and a varied menu. It's the sister venue of the restaurant of the same name in Ouagadougou, and is also run by nuns.