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201 beaudesert rd mooroka, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3848 6759
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Like lunch at your Nan's just with tasty and interesting food. People were awesome, food was plentiful. Some info on what was on the platter and some eating tuition would have been great but we made it work. Definitely returning.

Thank Paul P
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Well "made in africa" is not fine dining, actually lets call it rustic. It is what it is. But gee i really like the food here, the owner(family business), really look after to you, good advice if you have not been before. Its not for everyone, but i will be back.

Thank just_brisbane
Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

My partner and I dined here for lunch on a sleepy Sunday. Unfortunately, the food was also sleepy. The bread was cold (straight from the refrigerator) and the dishes may have been made a few days ago and microwaved. We ordered the platter for two. Everything had the same mushy consistency, which did not do the interesting flavours any justice.... More 

Thank alwayspresent
Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

Wanted to try something different and Googled African food in and around the South of Brisbane. Read a few websites and this one looked good - it was also licenced, which swayed us, as my partner and I both felt like a glass of wine. The on-line menu looked interested, so off we went. We made a booking over the... More 

Thank db_in_rak
Brisbane, Australia
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158 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

This restaurant is small, cosy and clean. A bit noisy with many African men, drinking coffee and playing pool next door. The food is really good. Such a different taste experience. If you want to try something different, try African food. The service was OK. The lady at the front counter also prepares the meals. They are licensed.

Thank DayTrader888
Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

Food different, but not too exotic. Plenty of choice and GF for most items. They were friendly almost treating us like extended family. Don't go for the décor. Went as a party of 15 which they coped with but wouldn't have wanted to have many more due to size of place. Cheap eat.

Thank Daniel S
Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

I come from a Sudanese family and coming to this restaurant for dinner is a bit like a homecoming for me! This is an absolutely must try place. Don't let the surroundings put you off, looks can be deceiving. We tried a two course platter and we could have gotten away with just a platter. The platter was awesome and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Walk down a suburban arcade, past the pool tables with youths quietly playing the tables and you reach Made In Africa. Don't be out off by the plastic covers in the melamine tables. The TV on the wall plays Ethiopia's version of Bollywood's greatest hits as you sit waiting to be tended by a single waiter. Have the banquet if... More 

Thank Bruce C
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

At the end of an arcade in Moorooka's main shopping strip, Made in Africa is a hidden gem. Four of us shared a mixed meat and vegetable platter and it was good value. The food is delicious and we were all extremely full by the end of the meal. We all tried to eat with our fingers in the traditional... More 

Thank agent4077
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

Very basic looking restaurant but the customer service was warm and welcoming. We shared a couples meal of ingera (spelling?) and two types of meat and it was delicious. It has been nearly 20 years since I travelled to Ethiopia and the taste, service, restaurant pictures and decoration took me right back. Even got to try a Tusker beer for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 beaudesert rd mooroka, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3848 6759
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