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Plateau Avenue Chardy | In Front of Aip, On the Way Down From Radio Nostalgie, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
+225 20 32 13 58
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oxtail” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“african food” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, International, Contemporary, Healthy
Plateau Avenue Chardy | In Front of Aip, On the Way Down From Radio Nostalgie, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice and smile restaurant in Abidjan, around the plateau area where, with som3 colleagues you can have a nice dinner in a quiet place with local and international meals. Visit it when you are around...try the Mojit'sap!

Thank Cheikh D
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The Saakan lives up to its reputation of a good oxtail and seafood. The only downside is the high price of wine.

Thank bmunyati
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My meal was rather like the title of this posting - a solid good meal but nothing to wow one about the venue, good or service. Wines are over priced but the fish and shellfish was very tasty and to be recommended.

Thank gavinareid
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

A very nice restaurant with good food and ingredients. An African touch but a modern kitchen. The overall experience was good.

Thank Enrico A
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Nice and typical restaurant the center of Abidjan. Kind staff. Very good quality price. I will come back another time.

Thank Mário A
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A small restaurant in the city that serves the finest cuisine in Abidjan. The duck is outstanding which a friend had and the shrimp/ prawns in a saffron sauce with rice A definite visit when in Abidjan, I will definately be back

Thank sayedm306
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Saakan is definitely the place you go to at the beginning of your trip when your pocket is full and you aren't worrying about money lol Small almost dim intimate setup. Easy to get comfortable. Menu is pricey but worth it apparently. My fav thing...More

Thank chefinskinnyjeans
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Food is very tasty and portions pretty large. It's pretty expensive but the meal is pretty tasty and wait times isn't excessive

Thank Zainab F
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I am surprized wih the quality of dishes they serve. I go especially for "queue de boeuf" which i like the most. I really like the service and the food.

Thank Ameur E
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This was an excellent experience. Imaginative dishes with new tastes and well cooked and served. A good restaurant to come to for an unusual and modern aspect. Its a good formula.

Thank Sawmillbloke
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Sandy S
25 January 2015|
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Response from Saakan | Property representative |
Hello Unfortunatly the restaurant is closed saturday Morning and sunday all day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
African, International, Contemporary, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plateau Avenue Chardy | In Front of Aip, On the Way Down From Radio Nostalgie, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
  • Location: Africa  >  Cote d'Ivoire  >  Lagunes Region  >  Abidjan
  • Phone Number: +225 20 32 13 58
  • E-mail
Saakan is the second restaurant in Abidjan of young restaurateur couple, Christelle Vougo and Frank Anet (Also owners of Norima)At Saakan, you will discover or rediscover a modern African Cuisine, delighful cocktails, great service in a warm atmosphere.
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