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Cafe Abyssinia

Shop 6 190 Stoddard Road | Mt Roskill, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
+64 9-620 5599
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Ethiopian, Cafe
Shop 6 190 Stoddard Road | Mt Roskill, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was with a group of three other people. I never even knew this place existed before this visit. What a wonderful experience. We shared lots of different dishes and there was plenty! Every mouthful was delicious, I couldn't find one that wasn't pleasing to...More

Thank LadyAnnienz
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Cafe Abyssinia reflects an emerging trend and broader repetoire of ethnic restaurants in Auckland. This was our second visit and is now firmly established on our list of eateries when we are in the neighbourhood. The food is delicious but also forms part of a...More

Thank Rudi K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

if you looking for something a bit different Café Abyssinia is worth a visit. located at the back of an old school strip mall its a little tricky to find but once your there its well worth the time. its an eating experience not found...More

Thank willcav09
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Nice food surprises do really happen. Someone told us about this little Ethiopian restaurant some months ago but it was not until we accidentally ended up in the neighbourhood that we decided to give it a try. I can tell for sure it was a...More

1  Thank Guillermo M
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I have never tried food from this region of the world. I wasn't sure what to expect. What i got was greatness on some kind of metal plate. So great that as far as my tastebuds are concerned, all other cuisines will now be considered...More

1  Thank hey l
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It was an interesting experience eating at Cafe Abyssinia. It was quite quiet when we went, so the atmosphere was what you made of it and your company. We had made a booking a few days before, and were shown to a table, left to...More

Thank gatekepa
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The location might not be ideal - far from the center and inside a soulless mini commercial building. But it is a true gem. An absolutely wonderful little restaurant with food to die for. It's one of the most unique culinary experiences in New Zealand...More

1  Thank JohnFowles
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I'd never had the pleasure of savouring Ethiopian food before and what a pleasure it was! Friends travel from the other side of Auckland to dine here and invited us along. We were greeted so warmly on arrival. The dining area is light and colourful,...More

Thank Luv2C2
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Really great food and service. I really enjoy going to this restaurant. Its family friendly and the food is as close to the real thing as possible. The only differences are the main ingredient teff which is not available in NZ so they have used...More

1  Thank Yeneghkokebe
Reviewed 4 February 2016

The Injera bread was perfect which is the benchmark for a delicious feast of authentic Ethiopian dining. It is a fermented spongy sourghdough-like bread that is used to eat all of the "stews" The food "stews" (called wot) were uniquely spiced in a way that...More

Thank sparkybr0wn2
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 6 190 Stoddard Road | Mt Roskill, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-620 5599
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