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Dashen Traditional Ethiopian Restaurant

| Kasanchis/Abware, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 91 120 1723
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (12 reviews)
“rare beef” (3 reviews)
“tibs” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| Kasanchis/Abware, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my dear friend from Kenya who has the love for Ethiopian food. I must I say, I was not disappointed with my choice of Traditional Ethiopian Restaurant.

Thank AddisTBerhanu
Reviewed 15 June 2017

i went there if there happen to be around they have good food for locals there is music also local live band

Thank zekariaskeb
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Tipical and most oft for locals! Food was excellent, the service very good and the atmosphere nice! Prices are very fear!

Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Dashen Terera is located in a large compound in Aware, with seating outside in the garden as well as inside an old house. The nice thing about the inside option is you can choose to participate in the music and entertainment in the main room,...More

1  Thank C S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Out tourguide was originally from the southern part of Ethiopia and he recommended that place. Dishes different from what you typically find in Addis, a bit more spicy and very tasty. One of their specialities is the raw beef, which is excellent.

1  Thank Unterwegs
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious and nicely arranged. We couldn't really decide so they prepared us mixed vegetarian and meat dishes although that was not on the menu. Injera was tasty and re-filled without asking. Entertainment was very good with balance between singing and dancing, by as...More

2  Thank katja s
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Lovely local food served with entertainment from various tribes across Ethiopia. I thoroughly enjoyed the local drinks and the food.

Thank Rasdok
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Walk into this restaurant only if you want to taste the authentic Ethiopian dish called Injera...Its plain soggy bread with lots of variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries (you can get it customized) Remember to wash your hands first, before ploughing into the injera -...More

1  Thank VAggarwal1977
Reviewed 9 December 2016

No kidding, if you want to try proper Ethiopian food, you need to go there. All is home-made in this restaurant that uses some of its garden fresh herds for spice combination. Prices are high, but this is worth, and no digestion problems afterwards. The...More

1  Thank Menilek
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This was my second trip to Addis and my fourth local Ethiopian "cultural" restaurant. Dashen is hands-down the best. The food was delicious and the atmosphere is much more cozy and unique than some of its competitors. (The prices are better too). And the dance...More

1  Thank Cynthia S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kasanchis/Abware, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 91 120 1723
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