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Route de la Petite Corniche Est, Dakar BP 1186, Senegal
+221 33 823 67 69
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (52 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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French, African, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Route de la Petite Corniche Est, Dakar BP 1186, Senegal
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

In Lagon1 you can enjoy amazing fish, seafood and all sort of meats. Their grilled fish are just amazing. Service is excellent and the views are fantastic. Best place in Dakar by far!

Thank juanjod109
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Great location and interior. When we asked for a grilled whole fish, we were told “the whole fish is reserved but we have filet of fish available”. Never saw such a logic in my whole restaurants experience! Having said that the fish we had was...More

Thank Joseppe68
Reviewed 20 September 2018

To start with the good side of it: The location is excellent. Great setting outside at sunset and night. And that is about it. The food is not bad, but it is just average. You find similar boring food in any normal restaurant in any...More

4  Thank TravelsAndVoyages
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Really interesting place in great location. Indoor and outdoor seating over the ocean. Has a private beach. Delicious food, fantastic wait staff. Recommended.

Thank JeniF19
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Amazing and very fresh fish, very nice staff and a great seaside view. I also had a swim at their private beach and was fantastic. This is a must visit in my few. I liked it so much I took other colleagues here 2 days...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I've eaten at the Lagon 1 now for 24 years and have multiple reasons to just keep coming back! The restaurant is family owned and hands-on managed and it shows! Diverse food selection, of course good seafood ranging from simple to exoctic, but also diverse...More

Thank Rogers B
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I have eaten in this same place for more than 20 years. The food keeps getting better and the staff are always fantastic. I had a good seafood salad and then fish fillet. I had no space for any deserts so settled for an espresso....More

Thank William A
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I had a bloody mary and the seafood pasta. Both were excellent and the wait staff was very kind. The whole place has an upscale vibe so if you are looking for a dive bar this is not for you. The view of the ocean...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Nice menu and good food overall let down by terrible service and pathetic staff. Orders all arrived at different timing and up to 5 reminders were required to finally receive one order. Appalling.

Thank polesud
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This is a first in a restaurant, was just able to direct him to a nearby pot. Staff said it happened all the time and they feared the dog was sick. The meal was decent though...

Thank Souleymane B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de la Petite Corniche Est, Dakar BP 1186, Senegal
  • Location: Africa  >  Senegal  >  Dakar Region  >  Dakar
  • Phone Number: +221 33 823 67 69
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