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  • San Lorenzo: italian in Port Gentil

    by mtemperley Written Feb 16, 2009

    good restaurant and owner switches on wireless internet in the evening. it's not a superfast connection but you can at least check your email on your wi-fi enaqbled phone

    Favorite Dish: capitaine fish in curry sauce, spahetti with lobster

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    Ou Canal ( pronounced Oh canale ): Eat local - Port Gentil

    by tarponjohn2002 Written Dec 17, 2006

    Best value for money and great fish , you choose the fish and they cook it. Its dirt cheap and served with smile. I suggest brochettes de capitaine ( fish brochettes) fried bananas, rice and chili sauce....with a cold Regab beer...should all be less than CFA 6000...much less.

    To get there take a taxi...it's in the old village part of town...

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    In the forest: Wild honey

    by kokoryko Written Sep 17, 2006

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    Another food "tip": smoke the wild bee hives to get the honey; this works requires some skills in order not to be attacked by the bee swarm; smoking the hive makes the bees sleep or at least they are not agressive. You then can gather the honeycombs and let the honey flow into a calabash or other container; you also can eat the honeycomb like a piece of bread, yammmmm.

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    • Jungle and Rain Forest

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    Rain forest: Crocodile is good.

    by kokoryko Written Sep 9, 2006

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    In the small rivers of Gabon, you sometimes come across crocodiles; these are small ones and generally try to escape, they know they are food, not like in East Africa where the Nile crocodile is waiting for you for his dinner.
    Well, crocodile in the rain forest is best prepared as a stew, it tastes like something between chicken and fish.
    In town some restaurants served grilled crocodile dishes, it is not as tasty .

    Favorite Dish: Crocodile stew, eat with your fingers, drink water, and listen to the insects in the trees at night.

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    the forest: Eat what you catch

    by kokoryko Written Sep 9, 2006

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    People from Gabon, mainly those living near the forest or having ancestors in the forest are still hunters, and they enjoy eating game. No restaurants just tell about some "special" meals.
    It may sound weird, but after few days of canned food you are ready to eat everything.
    The Pangolin (Manis tetradactyla or Manis gigantea) is an ant eater and this gives a special taste to its meat.This animal has big scales protecting it and it is difficult to prepare. The scales are burn and can easily be picked off, then, prepare it as a stew, with some spices ; rice is a good sidedish.

    Favorite Dish: Pangolin stew, with palm oil and manioc.

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  • 1)Peppermint 2) La Dolce vita...

    by ivachon Written Aug 25, 2002

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    1)Peppermint 2) La Dolce vita 3) Garden Café 4) Café Del Mar 5) l'Aubergine 6) Le Bahobab
    1)Terrace, cheap price and delicious food, My favorite one (quality/price) 2)On a peer, good service, good food, a little expansive 3) Excellent service, modern style, delicious food and cheap prices 4) really delightful, magnificent décor, very expansive (30 CAN$ for a meal and a globet of wine) 5) Delicious seafood, indoor only, the best service I had in Gabon, expansive 6) Delicious, cheap prices, terrace and indoor, bad service

    Favorite Dish: 1) Sauté de Mérouth 2) Pasta carbonara 3) Senegalese rice 4) Grilled Fish 5) Cray fish 6) seafood spagetti

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  • The is only one chinees...

    by Ed_vd_Velden Written Aug 24, 2002

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    The is only one chinees restaurant is Port Gentill that is very good. It is expensive but the food is good, if you like chinees that is. There are a lot of little restaurants, held by local famillies. You can eat snake and other anymals.

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