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Axum

#756 of 3,185 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Stadsdeel Zuid
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Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 8389
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17:30 - 23:00
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Boca Grande
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and even better service. It's not a fancy place but clean and well located. Atmosphere was very much like it would be in Africa

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Thank RealtorKevin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great ethiopian food, simple and good welcome from owners, excellent ethiopian music in background!!!

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Thank David D
Minneapolis
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stumbled upon this place on our first night in Amsterdam. The food was tasty and the service was great...very friendly.Very helpful in deciding what to order, as I had never tried Ethiopian food.

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Thank mozartMinneapolis
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious Ethiopian food. Authentic ambiance and friendly people. A small restaurant nearby Rembrandtplein and the Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam.

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Thank Theo i
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Axum Ruins and i really enjoyed it .. I managed to have a good knowledgable tour guide and Bajaj driver from near Africa Hotel...both were very helpful... I saw the oblisks and the unfunished oblesiks ..

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Thank Mervat S
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

My partner and I have been here a number of times and each experience is great. The staff is super friendly (although the service can be a bit slow) and the atmosphere is relaxed. It is also consistently the best Ethiopian food I've ever had. I'd recommend this to anyone who wants good food at a good price. They are... More 

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Thank Liz J
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This was our second visit to this small but perfectly formed restaurant and again it was amazing we love this place very friendly and informative staff and out of this world food, would recommend to anyone wanting something different.

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Thank James K
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for two reasons: we have never experienced Ethiopian cuisine and the opportunity to do so was before us. Secondly, the restaurant was 200 metres from our abode and after 18km walking around Amsterdam, the thought of more exercise for dinner was not appealing. We chose the festive meal, a hearty platter, remarkably colourful and a visual... More 

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Thank Scott T
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first time eating Ethiopian food and it was a lovely experience. The owner/chef was very friendly and great at explaining what all the dishes were and showing us how to eat them correctly with our hands. The food was authentic, homemade and very tasty! Definitely recommend this, so far our best meal in Amsterdam!

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Thank fraarth
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This was a really excellent meal. We are vegan and we were spoiled for choice. They have a lot of meat dishes as well. Super yum!

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Thank Lanniepod

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 8389

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