Restaurants

Top Choice Mauritanian in Nouakchott

La Tissayade

Easily the restaurant with the best atmosphere in the city, La Tissayade is located in the shady front courtyard of Maison d'Hôtes Jeloua. Daily specials like vegetable quiche and a menu of beef, chicken, shrimp and…
Tunisian in Nouakchott

Café Tunisie

This cafe is fine for coffee and smoking a water pipe, plus good-value breakfasts – freshly squeezed orange juice, bread, jam, pastries, yoghurt, coffee and a bottle of mineral water. Mains, like merguez (spiced sau…
Steak in Nouakchott

Le Frisco

Choose from a long and varied list of mains on the whiteboard, from excellent steaks and burgers to ordinary spaghetti bolognese.
Fast Food in Nouakchott

Le Prince

Expanded and slightly upgraded from its previous hole-in-the-wall status, Le Prince, which can still claim to be Nouakchott's oldest restaurant, is a solid choice for big portions of fast food. Tuck into a cheese om…
Cafe in Nouakchott

La Palmeraie Cafe & Bakery

Widely considered the best breakfast spot in the city. Enjoy a sit-down meal of crêpes or a set continental breakfast in a contemporary-style dining room, or pick up a croissant and other freshly baked pastries and …
Seafood in Nouakchott

Tafarit

Known for its well-prepared seafood which you can hand-pick from a tank (lobster runs around UM6000) in a sunny, slightly tattered dining room. Live music Friday nights adds a lovely, if rare for Nouakchott, soundtr…
Supermarket in Nouakchott

Atac el Khair

Located northeast of the centre, not exactly convenient for the short term traveller, Atac is the largest, most comprehensive grocery store in Nouakchott.
Lebanese in Nouakchott

Le Manara

Known around town, at least within the expat community, as one of the best places for steak in Nouakchott. Also serves some Asian dishes.
Moroccan in Nouakchott

Savana Cafe

Groups gather in the pleasant back patio courtyard for a meal and hookah. Savana has a fairly large menu, with above-average pizzas.
Supermarket in Nouakchott

Deja Vu Chez Couty

The grocery for pricey American imports.