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rue de Carouge 77, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
+41 22 320 98 65
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Geneva, Switzerland
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622 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday afternoon at 3.30PM and actually the restaurant was closed. When the lady saw us, she invited us to come in and have lunch. The Meskerem 1 platter was good but I was missing the variety of veggies with the meats I got in other African restaurants. But all in all it was fine. They... More 

Thank Jamesfood
Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Average food, excellent service and attentive personnel. Unfortunately, the portions are not generous compared to other similar restaurants in Geneva.

Thank 103t0urist
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

If you want a genuine Ethio-Eritrean food experience, this is the place. The food is a bit on the spicey side, but they have a very decent selection of Ethiopian beers, and occasionally ouzou from Asmara. Worth a try!

Thank tancred2014
Geneva, Switzerland
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

The food tasted ok but there was nothing special to it, the price per person is exaggerated compared to the meal served.

Thank kemi22
Riols, France
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

We were a group of friends that opted for a large shared "meat platter". They managed to keep half of it spicey and were more than happy to bring out additional injera. While authentic, the meal itself didn't excite all that much; nothing wrong with it, but on the other hand, nothing to really excite the palate. As Ethiopian /... More 

Thank jacquesward
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Exactly like the previous comments. It should be a place where there is nothing to tell about. Ok the decoration is nice but this is the only thing nice about that restaurants. The taste is not bad but nothing special. The most disappointing is the quantity of meat that I received. around 25 gr of chicken when we all know... More 

Thank Laurant P
Budapest, Hungary
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

This was the fifth Eritrean/Ethiopian restaurant that I have been too, and I must say, it was rather boring in every sense. The food was a little disappointing, and the service was OK. Everything is a bit worn out. I think this is exactly the place that you would say: "Nothing to write home about".

Thank Suitcaseowner
Geneva, Switzerland
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We love Eritrean/Ethiopian food and have tried EVERY one of them in Geneva. I can confidently say this is the best ! The ambiance is relaxed & the resto is a simple place. The tables at the back are a lot nicer & ambiance warmer. So don't be deceived by what you see up-front. We had the Meskerem Royal &... More 

Thank Sinbads_sister

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Restaurant Details

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African, Ethiopian
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  • Address: rue de Carouge 77, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 320 98 65

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