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Gibe African Restaurant

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108 Foster St, Dandenong, Victoria 3175, Australia
+61 3 9792 9929
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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melbourne, australia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. Yes, the set up is basic but I prefer they do that and have more effort on the food which they do! We had the choice of 2 of the 3 entrees and I really enjoyed the Bozono Shira with rice for mains. We found the food very flavoursome but not too hot and... More 

Thank happytripper3313
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I booked for 7.30 we arrived 7.25 said I had a booked they seemed confused. But seated us. We were told which entree we were getting and no choice between the meat or lentil version. We each ordered a main while the lamb seemed generous the chicken dish had one small chicken piece. Over all it was ok. But I... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Went with a voucher on saturday night. Venue has plenty parking. Basic cheap furnishings.. Felt like being in an unloved room. Greeted by an older man who had no interest in our custom, showed us to our table. He then retreated behind the bar to watch tv. Restaurant was less than a quarter full. For entree, not surprised the beef... More 

Thank The_Travelling_Diary
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

As part of a staff development day a group of 25+ enjoyed a yummy Ethiopian Buffet. Lots of variety.

Thank Kristine L
Berwick, Australia
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I had heard this place reviewed and was intrigued to try an African meal. I had purchased a groupon voucher for three courses and wine. We handed over our voucher on arrival and were seated. The tables are worse than you would see in a modern shopping centre food hall. We were not given a menu and nor were we... More 

Thank madmotherwhoscraps
Melbourne, Australia
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I ended up at Gibe with a group of friends on the recommendation of someone else who'd been there. The food was great, we'd never eaten Ethiopian before but it was delicious. Not the most ambient restaurant I've ever been to, the plastic covers on the tables give you an idea. But the food more than made up for any... More 

Thank CoffeeLovingCat
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

First time bad dinner with my wife, excellent service, fresh and yummi food. Reasonable price. Will certainly be back.

1 Thank Eyal G
Melbourne Australia
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The staff was very friendly Not a lot to choose from there menu There was plenty of what Very clean but not in the best place

Thank mmdillon4
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We also visited this restaurant with a groupon voucher but we found it ok!!! The welcome wasn't the best but the waiter answered all my questions and for the 1st time I was served with a Moscato as usually they are cheap dry house wines so very nice for a change-the food we chose was interesting,fresh and different which is... More 

Thank oldchook
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We visited Gibe African restaurant having purchased a Groupon voucher. The experience was terribly disappointing and wasn't value for money, even with the voucher. We found the serves lacking and the menu misleading in its description. The voucher includes two entree dishes. We ordered two Sambussas entrees (as we weren't allowed more than one entree type) and were served two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Foster St, Dandenong, Victoria 3175, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Dandenong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9792 9929

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?