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Addis Ababa Restaurant

Messalmia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 94 535 6343
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
Messalmia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

The food is good, and the price is fair, but the most remarkable in here is the building itself, it is over 100 years old and well preserved, wich makes your lunch/dinner an unique experience. Deffinetly an interesting spot for an enjoyable meal.

Thank paskiala
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I never been much impressed with many of the Ethiopian restaurants as I have been with Addis Abeba Cafe and restaurant in Geneva. The food was so delicious and tasty. The spices were very authentic and well balanced. It is one of the Best eatery...More

Thank TAD G
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nice food and great service. Good food for vegetarians as well.The meal is authentic and reasonably priced.

Thank NSharma17
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is the real deal - not a traditional restaurant to showcase food and culture for tourists, but a beautiful, old timber frame building serving meals prepared as they have been for centuries to families, wedding parties, and couples. Lovely ambiance and very good value...More

Thank Joanna B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Addis Ababa Restaurant, located in one of the oldest areas of the city, is worth stopping at to taste deliciously hot Ethiopian cuisine, the Ethiopian delicacy - Tire Siga (tender raw meat served with different spices), home brewed mead-like alcoholic beverage known as "Tej", and...More

Thank EthiopiaTours88
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It is a nice experience to travel back to old times of our fathers as the area was one of the down town of the country. the place where the city guys and ladies use to hang out. the interior depicts typical Ethiopian house decoration,...More

Thank Tewodros G
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely terrible food experience I ever had and I am Ethiopian. They don't know how to treat customers right. at all. Period.

Thank Shataye P
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This was one of the best meals we had during our two-week trip around Ethiopia. Delicious mahbarawi platter, tej, and beer in a gorgeous newly built tulkul interior, within walking distance of the Piazza. The service was attentive, with a chef/manager personally coming by to...More

1  Thank hungryandhungrier
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Definitely a must try when in Addis Ababa! Local restaurant with local setting and local and delicious Ethiopian food. Nothing fancy, a bit pricey. An experience available from other restaurants in the city! Some service staff do not speak English so can't recommend food to...More

Thank Turknoys
Reviewed 16 August 2016

It is an old hotel that everyone gonna like it but it was not the right hotel now because a lot of new property has already built. They should work on it maintain. some peoples think to get only profit of course they have old...More

Thank Abiy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Messalmia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 94 535 6343
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