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Almadies: (Residential area- 15 minute car ride to ISD)

  • Layu Cafe- great coffee and small foods- like our version of Starbucks

  • Sweet Coffee- Coffee, food, desserts and yummy milkshakes

  • Red Stone- Restaurant with American and Mexican specialties- watch American and European sporting events at the bar

  • American Embassy is located in Almadies

  • King Fahd Hotel-  kid friendly- kid’s playground and two swimming pools- one for toddlers and one for adults. For a fee, sit at poolside all day long. Bring your own food or buy lunch poolside or eat at adjoining restaurant

  • Le Jardin Restaurant- Fancy, nice place for a date- like most restaurants in Dakar- opens at 7:00 PM for dinner

  • Furniture lady- set up on the road across from the King Fahd Hotel- sells beautifully colored chairs, tables and baskets