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Dashen Traditional Ethiopian Restaurant

Kasinches Aware Road | Opposite Meles Z Foundation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 91 120 1723
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Kasinches Aware Road | Opposite Meles Z Foundation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the pleasure of attending Dashen for dinner as the guest of my Addis friends. Everything about this place is superb - waiters running warm water over your hands before and after the meal, the entertainment which is sincere and unpolished, the astonishing array...More

Thank squash
Reviewed 1 week ago

This traditional restaurant offers besides the indoor seating a very nice garden terrace and polite and forthcoming waiters. On a sunny day the garden maybe the preferred location to enjoy the lunch. They have on their menu a great variety of traditional dishes, such as...More

Thank Martin Z
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Small restaurant located not so far from Piaza area. Perfect service and traditional dishes to eat... With hand of course! During the dinner nice typical music and dancer. Thanks for your hospitality, in one night I discovered a small piece of Ethiopia.

Thank liviog913
Reviewed 15 August 2018

With all the hype, I was expecting the best traditional Ethiopian food in town. However the service was terrible, sitting arrangement awkward and our portions very small compared to other traditional places. Would not recommend!

1  Thank Halima G
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Visited ths restaurant during fasting Wednesday for lunch, ths gave good option in vegan food... food was nice and staff was friendly. I had injera with combination.

Thank ChetnaJ28
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Don't misunderstand me. It is really a restaurant travel agencies like before taking their tourists to the airport. This does not mean the locals don't enjoy the place. When we were there a couple of days ago there were more Ethiopians than foreigners. A group...More

Thank tebehem
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Quieter place, great food. Relaxed environment. We had a lovely meal here before heading to the airport to catch our flight home

Thank mpoyse1976
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Tasty Ethiopian food presented in a appealing way. The service was tremendous and the price surprised us by how affordable the meal was. It was a GREAT experience that I highly recommend. The best approach is to order a plater with many choices in order...More

1  Thank DrDan2012
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The food was tasteless and not cooked well....its just a bunch of ingredient put together and boiled....i had the Gomen besega (kale with meat) and lamb stew and wouldn't give the meat to a dog.... Pieces of ligament and awful meat...and price is not worth...More

2  Thank haile a
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We shared a couple of platters between five of us, one with meat, the other veggie and they were both delicious and we had more than enough, delicious food! The traditional dancing was great fun and added to the friendly atmosphere. We’ll definitely be back!

Thank Alison G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kasinches Aware Road | Opposite Meles Z Foundation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 91 120 1723
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