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Wavel St, Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 111 1781
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great coffee and historic atmosphere. I especially like that they have non-dairy milk available for your macchiato (upon request).

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

TOMOCA offers the best coffee in Ethiopia - and will leave you addicted! Great atmosphere for a morning coffee, business meeting, lunch thereafter. Would be great if they could offer the "starbucks" feel with proper seating for reading etc.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I tried it in Addis Ababa and pick up several bags to take home. A few of those bags were gifts for friends and family in USA, Canada and Europe, people with different palette for coffee, and everyone who tried loved it. Still have one bag to open as a special treat.

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Thank zoran m
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

A long business meeting, lunch thereafter and still a bit of space left for your sweet tooth? TAMOCA can do it for you and your guests; irresistable choice of sweets and pastry, coffee or hot chocolate to go with it.... yummy!

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Berlin, Germany
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25 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is the best known and probably the best coffee in Ethiopia, however for a typical western palette we would regard the coffee as burnt and a "latte" is made with powdered milk. Worth a visit, but dont make the mistake of expecting a starbucks experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a required venue when visiting Addis. The coffee and atmosphere are great but don't expect anything else.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The real deal. Authentic hole-in-the-wall coffee house since 1953. A regular haunt of Addis residents and tourists alike. No trip to Addis is complete without sampling a glass of Ethiopian coffee in this classic joint. A living and breathing piece of history. Five stars !!!

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Thank poachedorfried
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

To proof the taste of coffee Arabica here, this place is excellent. I like their services and the place very much. They have many branches but this one is different from others. They show us every steps of coffee preparation here. One can include this place in the city tour of Addis Ababa.

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Thank 524trip
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

There are many places where you can get good coffee in Addis Ababa, but not one of them can come close to the taste or service that you can get from Tomoca. Established more than 50 years ago, Tomoca will definitely satisfy your quench for coffee with great.

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Thank Yishak Z
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Best place to have a coffee. And they have lot of branches, I like it very much, but my mother makes best coffee ever 😁

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    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Wavel St, Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 111 1781

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