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Le Verdoyant

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Rond Point des Nations Unies, Avenue Dimdolobson, Ouagadougou 01 BP 2459, Burkina Faso
+226 50 31 54 07
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly among the best pizza I've ever eaten. Most of my colleagues now only volunteer for work assignments in Ouaga because of.... Le Verdoyant pizza. Get in early though and the mosquito's are ever present. They do a mean sorbet in vodka that will make an elephant fly.

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Thank Lee-Ann D
Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on a two week visit to Burkina Faso my friends and I ate at this restuarant as they had been here before. This was my first visit and I was not disappointed. The pizza I selected was a four cheese pizza and it was huge and so delicious. It was great to be able to see the pizzas being... More 

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Thank Allan G
Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is brilliant, and one of my favourite sports to eat in Ouaga. The menu is varied, and the Pizza is absolutely delicious. Security is taken very seriously, yet there is still a relaxed and chilled atmosphere. In my opinion their Passion Fruit sorbet is the best in the whole world!! It is refreshing while still fruity and smooth.... More 

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Medfield, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here twice during a recent trip to BF. The pizzas are delicious--paper thin crisp crust cooked in a brick oven and filled with fresh ingredients. There is an ice cream shop next door and they provide the fresh ice cream. Try the mango or coconut!

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Thank LJSMedfield
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Even if you're surrounded by walls and you have to clear a security check at the entrance (almost everywhere in Ouaga) you can still enjoy an open air atmosphere. It's not a gourmet place but food is ok for an informal lunch. Many interesting pizza options, you can even order an open calzone !

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Thank Alain L
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Loved the Pizza. Our favorite time to be there - for the Frais Melba. Incredible fresh strawberry sundae. When in Ouaga, this is the place we eat most of our meals. Nice variety.

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Thank Danette C
Durban, South Africa
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Verdoyant is situated near the center of Ouagadougou, near the main Post Office (La Poste). They specialize in pizza and various local dishes are available. Takeaways are also available. Prices are at the higher end of local cuisine but nevertheless reasonable. Security has been upgraded recently. The restaurant

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Thank Raffles727-200
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The pizza was nice, though there was a long wait for the food. the parking was amazing! I gave it 5 stars.

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Thank asherdrose
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Ouagadougou is a bit difficult for expats because of the average poor variety of dishes in local restaurants and in the expat restaurants. This is a nice exception: the food, mostly italian, is excellent (and I am Italian!), and in some cases even outstanding. I tried several pizza types, and all of them were up to the best standards of... More 

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Stockach, Germany
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6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My dad and I go to Ouagadougou once a year for humanitarian work. Coming to the Verdoyant has became me our place of relaxation - we just love the food, the service, the peace and the friendliness of the owner! I once didn't enjoy my fish (just a taste issue) and I got given a new meine straight away! I'm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, French, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rond Point des Nations Unies, Avenue Dimdolobson, Ouagadougou 01 BP 2459, Burkina Faso
  • Location: Africa  >  Burkina Faso  >  Centre Region  >  Ouagadougou
  • Phone Number: +226 50 31 54 07

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?