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Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 111 1781
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  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I took a lovely stroll through town and found myself at Tomoca. The good thing about this place is that it's a favourite with local Ethiopians as well as tourists. I'm sure there is a lot of history behind the shop but I didn't bother...More

1  Thank OutdoorCocoon
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Spend a few minutes watching the procession of people at this busy café, an Addis institution since mid-20th century. You'll probably have to spend at least a few minutes waiting your turn to hand your order chip to the baristi: Even with two modern Cimbali...More

Thank trentonmakes
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I visited the old coffee shop at piassa. The aroma and flavor of the coffee was excellent. This is a right place for those who love to taste the authentic Ethiopian coffee.

Thank Jennefer S
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Really good coffee in a relaxed business atmosphere with cool deco. My strong macchiato was tasty and gave me a boost. Interesting tables to drink coffee standing. Could have more places to sit though

1  Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Tomoca offers really good ambiance, staff is nice and also their coffee is amazing- rich, strong flavor that makes you wonder why I need to pay so much more for Nesspresso coffee pod if I could have good coffee like this ? We ordered coffee...More

1  Thank Deidra W
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Tomoca is a place where people who like to have a strong (in my opinion) coffee with nice aroma from the origin of coffee i.e. Ethiopia. You can also buy ground coffee packed in 500g or 250g. If you happen to be in Addis, I...More

1  Thank YaredD22
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It is not a restaurant. A high quality café. Price has gone up sharply recently. In hotels across the city, you also get coffee, roasted in front you, grinded and tasty.

Thank peterE1618MS
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

The touristy place to go for Ethiopian coffee. Nice relaxed place with a good mix of locals and tourists. Ask for weaker coffee unless you are a massive coffee buff

Thank mpoyse1976
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great coffee, fantastic atmosphere, bustling full of people all leaning or standing having a coffee in this smallish coffee shop. Don't miss it.

1  Thank Céline G
Reviewed 22 February 2018

There is another Tomoca café on Tito street near the Radisson hotel which is more pleasant than this one on Wavel street. I visited during peak hours when there were hardly any seats. The coffee is indeed very good, but at a price: 16 Birr...More

Thank Robert937
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14 January 2015|
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Response from Abiy G | Reviewed this property |
No you can't get Raw coffee. There is a shop at the air port.
14 January 2015|
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Response from woodcalf | Reviewed this property |
Tomoca sells roasted whole beans at the original shop in town and at their shop in the Radisson Blu hotel. I don't think they sell green coffee beans, just 2 or 3 types of roasted beans.
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  • Address: Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 111 1781
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