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Abesha Ethiopian Restaurant

327 Barkly St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
+61 3 9687 0564
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera bread” (2 reviews)
“texture” (2 reviews)
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327 Barkly St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$25 for 2 people with a great variety of meats and lentils on Ethiopian bread. Hard to complain. Service is good, and fast. 2 thumbs up

Thank Anthony V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We opted for the combo which was large platter to share of soft folded bread covered with sample meat and vegetable dishes delicately spiced and uniquely flavoured, nothing like we tasted before. Basic setting but clean and colourful with friendly staff. Thanks for the vote...More

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Hot, spicy or any way you want it! Cheap eats served on large fresh flat breads, sans cutlery! Of course you can ask for cutlery! Our 11 and 13yo boys loved the concept! Very friendly staff.

Thank Trev H
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great food with good Ethiopian beer. We had two omnivores and two vegans that shared a platter each, both were beautifully rich and flavoursome. Service was friendly and efficient. Recommend the beef tartare. There was to much to eat with the two orders. Very cheap...More

Thank RandolphCarter1919
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were here for a friends birthday party and there were eleven of us. Some of us like spicy food and some prefer things tasty, but not so hot. Abesha was able to cater to all of us. We had three share platters and several...More

Thank ColinTanya
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Abesha has reputation for serving better than average African food. Ethiopian restaurants have sprung up by the dozen in Footscray it seems. Abesha is one of the better ones. Eat lots of injera bread it will fill you up. Injera bread is like a big,...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Met a friend here for dinner. It was my first time having Ethiopian food and it was so good. We had the vegetarian selection and a raw mince dish (I can't remember the name) both were delicious. I was a bit nervous to try the...More

Thank Sarah2009Ireland
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

My first time having ethiopian food after picking up my boyfriend from work at 10pm on a Sunday night. Didn't expect anything to be open, but found Abesha and decided to give it a shot. At 10.30pm, we were the only people there aside from...More

Thank Catalina W
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I have visited a number of Ethiopian restaurants in Footscray, but they have rarely up to the standard of Abesha. A few things. You eat with your fingers, using injera bread to scoop up the various dishes. Injera is Ethiopian bread, sort of like a...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

Great Ethiopian food as good as you'll find in Footscray. Friendly staff. We love it. Cash only so make sure you have some!

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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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  • Address: 327 Barkly St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maribyrnong  >  Footscray
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9687 0564
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