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Bole Road | In front of Angola Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Pretoria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

If you're ever in Addis and want to taste what a Machiato should taste like, then this is where you need to go. The most delicious coffee ever at such a cheap price! A bit off the beaten track but definitely worth the visit.

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Thank Suzann P
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

Nice coffee, good blends. You can choose the blend that is right for you. I prefer the darker blends!

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Thank drpool65
Kampala, Uganda
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

Don't mind the not-so-fancy setup. They know their coffee business! I've gone there many times to pick up freshly roasted beans and was never disappointed! Treat yourself to a freshly brewed cup of bunna while you wait!

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Thank MarcusHolmgren
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

We liked the cafe atmosphere. Full of local youth, you have the chance to mix and mingle. They serve excellent macchiato, that you can also buy.

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Thank Ploutis
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

You smell coffee roasting by far.pleasant aroma Ethiopian blended narcotic coffee to mean you will be addicted, relaxing espresso to mean you come here after tension work.., Deluxe Machiato Super value in Alem bussines. smart outdoor service,traditional dressing

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Thank tadefera
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

It was great, but the espresso machine was broken when we went and they didn't communicate that to us so we ended up waiting 25 minutes for a quick coffee. But it was delicious!

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1 Thank kmase80
Lausanne, Switzerland
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

The coffee is just excellent, my friend had an amazing machiatto, the shai/bunna sprice are great! The smell when you walk by is delicious! It is not a touristic place, you see few farenjis, mostly ethiopians coming.

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Thank Aricotine
Addis Ababa
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

I have tried it after my crazy hangover and It worked. They have nice and pure coffee with out any other additions... (Kasanchis Alem Buna)

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Geneva, Switzerland
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

A common place to meet with local ethiopians and enjoy a traditional blend of ethiopian coffee. The Machiatos are simply amazing. If your a coffee addict you wont be disappointed this is the place to be at.

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Thank yegeneley
Berlin, Germany
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

must see! the best coffe in town Ive had in 2 months in ethiopia. Delisious breakfest, real "european" cakes, very friendly staff and cheap prices!

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Thank guzTheGuz

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  • Address: Bole Road | In front of Angola Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa

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