Top Choice Cafe in Nouakchott

Bla Bla Thé

A fresh and funky cafe inside Maison d'hôtes la Bienvenue.
Top Choice French in Nouakchott

Le Méditerranée

Good French and continental dishes, served up in a pleasant garden. Good service with a hint of sophistication rare in Nouakchott.
Top Choice Spanish in Nouâdhibou

Restorante Galloufa

Excellent laid-back Spanish restaurant, with a heavy emphasis on seafood.
French in Nouakchott

La Salamandre

La Salamandre enjoys a decent reputation for lip-smacking French cooking, but throws in a little Mexican and even Japanese for variety. The sleek setting, with lashings of bright colours splashed all over the walls,…
International in Nouakchott


This place thoroughly lacks any pretensions but is all the better for it. The surroundings might have seen better days, but the service is fast and the food piping hot. There are good salads, chicken dishes and a va…
Fast Food in Nouakchott

Le Prince

A bit grander than most fast-food joints, Le Prince claims to be Nouakchott's oldest restaurant. Plonk yourself on a wobbly chair in the room at the back and tuck into a plate of well-prepared shwarma (a kebablike d…
Pizza in Nouakchott

Pizza Lina

A long-established player on the Nouakchott dining scene, Pizza Lina now faces stiff competition from the many similar places along this stretch of Rte des Ambassades. All the same, you'll find decent crispy pizzas …
Cafe in Nouakchott

Café Tunisie

Next to Tunis Air, this cafe is fine for coffee and smoking a water pipe, but comes into its own with fantastic breakfasts – freshly squeezed orange juice, bread, jam, pastries, yoghurt, coffee and a bottle of miner…
Cafe in Nouâdhibou

Restaurant-Pâtisserie Pleine Lune

We like this place for its breakfasts – decent coffee and a good selection of pastries, but it's good at any time of day, with pizzas and sandwiches as quick fillers, or grilled fish and brochettes (kebabs) for some…
African in Atâr

Restaurant du Coin

From the rond-point head down the Chinguetti road for a block, then turn left. This place is on the right-hand corner, marked by a tiny sign. It's as down-at-heel as you can get, serving up great quantities of rice,…