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Addis Ababa Restaurant

) #77 of 226 Restaurants in Addis Ababa €€ - €€€ African, Ethiopian
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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African, Ethiopian
€€ - €€€
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the real deal - not a traditional restaurant to showcase food and culture for tourists, but a beautiful, old timber frame building serving meals prepared as they have been for centuries to families, wedding parties, and couples. Lovely ambiance and very good value...More

Thank Joanna B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Addis Ababa Restaurant, located in one of the oldest areas of the city, is worth stopping at to taste deliciously hot Ethiopian cuisine, the Ethiopian delicacy - Tire Siga (tender raw meat served with different spices), home brewed mead-like alcoholic beverage known as "Tej", and...More

Thank EthiopiaTours88
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It is a nice experience to travel back to old times of our fathers as the area was one of the down town of the country. the place where the city guys and ladies use to hang out. the interior depicts typical Ethiopian house decoration,...More

Thank Tewodros G
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely terrible food experience I ever had and I am Ethiopian. They don't know how to treat customers right. at all. Period.

Thank Shataye P
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This was one of the best meals we had during our two-week trip around Ethiopia. Delicious mahbarawi platter, tej, and beer in a gorgeous newly built tulkul interior, within walking distance of the Piazza. The service was attentive, with a chef/manager personally coming by to...More

1  Thank hungryandhungrier
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Definitely a must try when in Addis Ababa! Local restaurant with local setting and local and delicious Ethiopian food. Nothing fancy, a bit pricey. An experience available from other restaurants in the city! Some service staff do not speak English so can't recommend food to...More

Thank Turknoys
Reviewed 15 August 2016

It is an old hotel that everyone gonna like it but it was not the right hotel now because a lot of new property has already built. They should work on it maintain. some peoples think to get only profit of course they have old...More

Thank Abiy T
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went to this restaurant for dinner and enjoyed the traditional ambiance and food. We recommend the restaurant for new visitors to Ethiopia.

Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a place for a typical traditional Ethiopian Foods. The place is great for group activities and for the first time travelers to see a mini Ethiopia in the foods and drinks.

Thank F1678UNelizabethb
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. It is one of the oldest restaurants in the city. The place is not decorated to look like a traditional place, it actually is a traditional place from the 1930s. The meal is authentic and reasonably priced. It is a very...More

Thank derejeb
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
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