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Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food

Bole Medhaniyalem Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 661 2985
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bole Medhaniyalem Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed yesterday

IF you loking a lovely Ethiopian Fun Night, this is the place. Filled with wonderful Traditional Ethiopian Music, Wonderful Ethiopian Food and Tej ( local liqueur) , The cusine is vegetarian friendly and vegan friendly. Ask for Hot Shiro and Anjera.

Thank ndadia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful night at the restaurant when we visited our business partner in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. After meetings, our business partner took us to this restaurant to enjoy traiditonal Ethiopian food, songs and dance. The singers and dancers were really professional and amazing....More

Thank JCKU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to experience Ethiopian food, music and dance, all in one! The food was good and the dancing was great!

Thank WanderingOnion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

delicious injeera!. great ambiance!. traditional alphabet explanation on the wall, fabulous coffee! Interesting decor! maybe too large an area and a bit touristy. But definitely a place for locals to take visitors as it has a little shop open only at night and seriously does...More

Thank RichardDenise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yod Abyssinia offers a huge range of Ethiopian food along with cultural dance and that winning Ethiopian welcome. A great place for couples, family and friends to enjoy. I have been several times and would recommend to everyone.

Thank whytea3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent place to eat and watch traditional music and dancing. The food was good and the entertainment excellent. I've been there three times previously and each time it was superb. Try the honey wine, it's different and a local speciality.

Thank Ewen53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No need to promote this place, but I love to give 5 stars so I'll do it anyway. Fabulous. I just came back home and I can't resist to write a review straight away. Tonight, a Friday night, I decided to go out for a...More

Thank tetedoeuf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so much fun. It is a little touristy but the food is quite good and the dancing / music are a hoot! There are plenty of locals in the crowd and even a local newly wed couple and friends came in to...More

Thank ejh25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice traditional food with good music and dance. The atmosphere was cool. I liked the fasting meal.... dancing was completely different; I made fool of myself while trying... take my advise, don't try.

Thank Mak_Syd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very good Ethopian cultural restaurant Have been there with guest and has amazing Ethiopian traditional food They have a culture dance and show daily

Thank Mamu R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What time does the restaurant open in the evenings, and approximately what time does the show begin and end?
17 September 2016|
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Response from William J | Reviewed this property |
The show starts @ 19:00 as per their staff.
Do they serve vegetarian food
18 August 2016|
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Response from Jenny B | Reviewed this property |
By now you should know that they do serve vegetarian food. Try beyanetu which is eating during fasting period and consists of injera with various vegetarian wot and fresh vegetables.
Is this a place people can go as individuals? I.e., party of one?
8 July 2016|
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Response from Daryll D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can , they have several Atreas within the Complex where its either an open Restaurant or the others become Party rooms if its booked for a crowd or Group
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bole Medhaniyalem Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 661 2985
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