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Abissinia

Torrent de les Flors, 56, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 13 07 85
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tasting plate” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Torrent de les Flors, 56, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 November 2017

The staff are lovely, the decor authentic and the food is nice without being great. My suggestion would be to go for the menu as you get to try a large range of dishes. My one caveat would be the price which is relatively expensive...More

Thank Ubernic1973
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Went there pretty late and where the last ones there. Owner was extremely friendly and helped us find the perfect dish for us. Was a great and different experience to other restaurants because you eat with your hands. Also offered to bring us more when...More

Thank Serra_Dan
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place while visiting Barcelona and thought we would try it as we had only tried Ethiopian food once. What a wonderful experience! The waiter recommended the tasting plate and all of the dishes were delicious! The staff were so friendly and...More

Thank Jose A G
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great food (especially if you're a vegetarian, I'm not - but I still loved it), big helpings, great service, and a nice bit of banter about "where the hottest pepper sauce comes from" with the staff/owners. Highly recommended. They also serve traditional Ethiopian coffee. Cancel...More

Thank Yomi B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

For a change from the German fare, this is a perfect way to get some delicious flavors. The owner is very friendly and gave us a complimentary shot of ouzo at the end.

Thank Openfj0re
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I visited Barcelona for my daughter's birthday and took her and some friends to her favorite restaurant, Abissinia. We had a great time with the wonderful staff. We got the meal "unlimited" so we could get refills on everything we liked - which was everything!!!...More

Thank Vicki Denine L
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Fantastic injera bread meal. I'm a vegetarian and I ate VERY well there. I eat a LOT and the waiter just kept bringing me more! :))) Very nice environment.

Thank chrisfillion
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Una experiencia increíble! La comida tenía muchas especias, no me suelen gustar pero debo admitir que era delicioso. Nada estaba mal cocinado y aunque puede ser un poco caro merece mucho la pena, además que ponen mucha comida. Y último pero no menos importante, el...More

Thank Albert M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We just been there as a group and we enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. Its tasty like in the direction of Indian food but Morrocan spiced. Quite good flavours. It takes a bit handling to eat with your fingers as sometimes the the food...More

1  Thank gergoe82
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great food, great vibes. Slightly pricy, but worth it. Eating with your hands makes the whole experience more intimate, relaxed and unpretentious. Lovely decor as well :)

Thank Elisabeth S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torrent de les Flors, 56, 08024 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Gracia
  • Neighbourhood: Gracia
  • Phone Number: +34 932 13 07 85
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