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Antica Addis

Bole Road | Near European Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 663 4841
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (84 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, African, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bole Road | Near European Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in a courtyard which has been transformed into a beautiful garden with covered outdoor seating and old italian style interior restaurant and pizzeria. The staff is friendly and professional, and the menu offers a considerable variety of seafood and meat dishes...More

Thank Martin Z
Reviewed 2 May 2018

You may ask any Ethiopian friends and they will point this Antica Italian restaurant. They have hot oven preparing pizza inside of the dining area and you can enjoy watching their professional job. The food is excellent and service is good. You would not regret...More

Thank Kuhn H
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Had vegetable soup and curry pizza. Soup was nice, pizza would have been better. Good number of options for vegetarian people. Can had more options. Variation of salad offered was nice.

Thank Chetna J
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Best pizza I've found in Addis after a month of disappointments. Very nice wood-fired crust. Prices are reasonable unless you add imported meat toppings like pepperoni (which more than doubled the price).

Thank motogeezer2013
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This place it's a good place to have a nice lunch or dinner, prices a higher compare to other restaurants in Addis.. I recommend this place but once again nothing really special....

Thank Jose Agustin A
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We received warm welcome upon arrival, order has been taking in good manner, the chief suggestion were helpful, we had fresh fish and it was great.

Thank Resat_10
Reviewed 17 February 2017

You must know where this place is because form the road you ont see it. even the sign is partially covered by trees, and in the front of the compound the usual buiding under constuciton one of the 10.000 in Addis, is there. In the...More

Thank Franco T
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the relaxed ambience. Food is average. The location is excellent! Enjoyed our time there overall.

Thank Shujoya V
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I think if you stick with the pizza, you'll have a good experience here. Don't expect Italian/American-quality in terms of toppings. The cheese they use is a bit greasy and the topping distribution is a bit sparse as well (they probably put one slice of...More

1  Thank Alilu007
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Addis Ababa presents a reasonable range of western cuisine restaurants - but typically, at a price. Antica offers a selection of European food - primarily Italian cuisine - at very reasonable prices. There is a number of local dishes also available from the ala carte...More

Thank Glen O
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Mykey R
26 January 2015|
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Response from Deborah W | Reviewed this property |
From Atlas junction, go down Cape Verde Street (otherwise known as EU Road). Go past Desalagn Hotel on left. Another 4 or 5 minutes walk and there is a broad side road on left...maybe 2nd turning after Desalegn. Antica is... More
Mykey R
26 January 2015|
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Response from Doug D | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bole Road | Near European Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 663 4841
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It is one of the best pizzerias, bars and restaurants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The food is so delicious and healthy, with art gallery, brick oven pizzas, hot rock barbecue, underground night club, welcoming people.
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