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Bushman Café

This rooftop terrace restaurant is number-one for gastronomic delights in Abidjan, drawing locals from across the city to come and dine under the stars. The menu is simple and focused on local flavour, and it's perf…
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Le Nandjelet

Tucked away in Blokosso (opposite the cemetery), this enchanting local spot offers good kedjenou (slowly simmered chicken or fish with peppers and tomatoes) and Ivoirian escargot (snails). Make a beeline for one of …
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Take Côte d'Ivoire's best maquis dishes, ask top chefs to prepare them and add fine, innovative touches – that's Aboussouan. Foodie heaven, and there's an excellent wine list too.
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Le Voile Rouge

A fantastic little place on the waterfront in Assinie Mafia, serving up Ivoirian specialities such as chicken kedjenou (slowly simmered chicken or fish with peppers and tomatoes) and grilled prawns. You can swim off…
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La Maison des Combattants

Next to the war memorial, this restaurant housed in a renovated colonial building has a great range of dishes, including escargot, sauce feuille (manioc-leaf sauce with beef tail, fish and crab) and other dishes not…
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Le Plein Air

A simple maquis (open-air restaurant) in Taï town. You can get the usual grilled chicken or fish with aloco (ripe bananas fried with chilli in palm oil) and attiéké (grated cassava) or rice with a sauce in a peacefu…
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Brochettes (kebabs), beer and beats: this fantastic outdoor spot, with dozens of vendors grilling meats, sizzles until late. Once you arrive you'll be swarmed by different vendors – choose one and surrender to the a…
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Maquis Flamboyant

You can find great attiéké (grated cassava) – a slightly bitter, couscous-like dish – and brochettes (grilled meat or fish cubes) in this low-key eatery.
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Mille Maquis

Don't miss this energy-infused local strip of different maquis (rustic open-air restaurants) offering fresh Ivoirian dishes served with a side of banter.
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Drogba Beach

A nice and simple maquis on the beach, popular with local families at the weekends. Rustic Ivoirian food is served at the simple wooden terrace.