We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

chez Fatou Kim

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Routes des Almadies, Dakar, Senegal
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 10: English reviews
Sao Paulo, SP
Level Contributor
133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

We decided to try something new on that Sunday and hence went to Chez Fatou Kim. Making an order seems to be easy but getting it on the other hand is a whole other story where you can sit for 40 minutes awaiting some brochette and a grilled fish...and after the wait the outcome is also very disappointing as the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mimo2405
Dakar
Level Contributor
30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Great place to sit by the sea and have a couple of beers! Food is okay, fish is usually fresh, you will get some good grilled fish here, ask for the "piment" if you love spicy Good service though

Helpful?
Thank sumeetank
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Level Contributor
80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

We went here for dinner. The foods so delicious, staff was friendly. The location was nice, service was perfect... Thank for everything.

Helpful?
Thank Vietnam-Best-Tour
Dakar, Senegal
Level Contributor
102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Great fresh food, friendly service and probably the closest you can get to the ocean in a restaurant without getting your feet wet. Go for the sunset and then tuck into something to eat and have another beer. The menu isn't huge, but it gets the job done. The grilled fish was brilliant and great value for money. It's a... More 

Helpful?
Thank awaferthinmint
Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
130 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

This unpretentious little place delivers good food with a great view and friendly service. It's located in the Almadies suburb of Dakar on the corniche on the Atlantic Ocean. It was the first restaurant I ate at when I arrived in Dakar. It's quite soothing to to have a drink and watch the sun go down over the ocean, then... More 

Helpful?
Thank theinspectorishere
Dakar, Senegal
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

We go here often. It is casual, semi-Senegalese and family-friendly as well as being reasonably priced. The kids can play in the water while waiting for the food to be served and you can watch the surfers and/or the sunsets.

Helpful?
1 Thank dakarsunshine
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

Excellent compared to other Dakar resaturants. Prices are lower than similar restaurants that are not even on the beach view

Helpful?
Thank tarekzaki
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

Chez Fatou Kim has quality food at very reasonable prices with a great view. It's a nice alternative to the more expensive and fancier places in the area but with solid quality food and a great atmosphere. They serve delicious alloco (fried sweet plantains) as a side with the fish and meat main courses. Waves crash below throughout your meal... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lily_F11_11
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
144 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2012

This is next door to Le Ngor, so I can't help but compare the two. They have the same sort of food, and this is also overlooking the sea. This restaurant is on one level (not in tiers) and they use ordinary tables (with beautiful cloth) and plastic deck chairs instead of wood, it feels more down-home. The staff was... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank philsdottir
Tucson, Arizona
Level Contributor
1,026 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 683 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

A good choice of fish and shrimp anyway you want. Simple yet good food. The best is the location.

Helpful?
1 Thank TravelingCat22

Travellers who viewed chez Fatou Kim also viewed

 
Dakar, Dakar Region
Dakar, Dakar Region
 

Been to chez Fatou Kim? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Routes des Almadies, Dakar, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
Description
la cuisine n'est bien sur pas afghane mais pas de type sénégalaise ou africaine !

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of chez Fatou Kim and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from chez Fatou Kim staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?