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Addis Ababa Restaurant

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tibs” (6 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
“honey wine” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely terrible food experience I ever had and I am Ethiopian. They don't know how to treat customers right. at all. Period.

Thank Shataye P
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This was one of the best meals we had during our two-week trip around Ethiopia. Delicious mahbarawi platter, tej, and beer in a gorgeous newly built tulkul interior, within walking distance of the Piazza. The service was attentive, with a chef/manager personally coming by to...More

1  Thank hungryandhungrier
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Definitely a must try when in Addis Ababa! Local restaurant with local setting and local and delicious Ethiopian food. Nothing fancy, a bit pricey. An experience available from other restaurants in the city! Some service staff do not speak English so can't recommend food to...More

Thank Turknoys
Reviewed 16 August 2016

It is an old hotel that everyone gonna like it but it was not the right hotel now because a lot of new property has already built. They should work on it maintain. some peoples think to get only profit of course they have old...More

Thank Abiy T
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went to this restaurant for dinner and enjoyed the traditional ambiance and food. We recommend the restaurant for new visitors to Ethiopia.

Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a place for a typical traditional Ethiopian Foods. The place is great for group activities and for the first time travelers to see a mini Ethiopia in the foods and drinks.

Thank F1678UNelizabethb
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. It is one of the oldest restaurants in the city. The place is not decorated to look like a traditional place, it actually is a traditional place from the 1930s. The meal is authentic and reasonably priced. It is a very...More

Thank derejeb
Reviewed 2 March 2016

This employee association owned Traditional Restaurant is located in the oldest part of town called Piazza or Arada. They serve an authentic Ethiopian selection ranging from Doro Wat (Chicken stew) a must for the tourist and a choice of beef,Lamb Wat and Tibs meaning fried...More

Thank Kidane W
Reviewed 7 January 2016

they are excellent in serving. i like Ethiopian culture more than any thing & it makes me joy & happiness. Food taste is very delicious. They have a lot of customers due to this burden your order may delay.

Thank dave y
Reviewed 2 January 2016

They are good in preparation of traditional foods with great test but becuase of high customers they are busy to listening you.

Thank Esubaman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
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