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Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 111 1781
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great coffee” (84 reviews)
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Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

other coffee houses catching up but still has the edge of history and where a broad range of people go for a quick buna or machiatto and to chill for five minutes

Thank wavedavey
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most famous coffee place and the first commercial roaster in the country. It is a small establishment with standing tables only so it doesn't have the leisurely feel of many other traditional coffee places. You can also buy beans from them to...More

Thank Ilse020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as part of my Stopover tour with New Ethiopia Tours (recommended) and had yummy coffee, straight from the source and a popular stop for both locals and tourists. Make sure to take beans (ground or whole) back for your friends, family or yourself.....More

Thank Inflatedreality
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time I tested Tomoca coffee was when I was in high school. That day changed my entire life. I became a coffee person and fell in love with coffee for the rest of my life. Every friend I have weather Ethiopian or not I...More

Thank meron s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best coffee in Ethiopia. It's a cafe and also sell coffee beans. Either whole beans or ground type with different degrees. The taste is amazing and unique If you are espresso addict, then it's a must visit

Thank Samer S
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is the original branch. I come here for a coffee after my lunch at Castelli, then dessert at Enrico's. My lunch time trifecta of old ethio-italian favs. Go in, buy some roasted coffee to go and take home as inexpensive souvenirs. Take a couple...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I took a lovely stroll through town and found myself at Tomoca. The good thing about this place is that it's a favourite with local Ethiopians as well as tourists. I'm sure there is a lot of history behind the shop but I didn't bother...More

Thank OutdoorCocoon
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Spend a few minutes watching the procession of people at this busy café, an Addis institution since mid-20th century. You'll probably have to spend at least a few minutes waiting your turn to hand your order chip to the baristi: Even with two modern Cimbali...More

Thank trentonmakes
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I visited the old coffee shop at piassa. The aroma and flavor of the coffee was excellent. This is a right place for those who love to taste the authentic Ethiopian coffee.

Thank Jennefer S
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Really good coffee in a relaxed business atmosphere with cool deco. My strong macchiato was tasty and gave me a boost. Interesting tables to drink coffee standing. Could have more places to sit though

1  Thank Carlos O
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15 January 2015|
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Response from Abiy G | Reviewed this property |
No you can't get Raw coffee. There is a shop at the air port.
15 January 2015|
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Response from woodcalf | Reviewed this property |
Tomoca sells roasted whole beans at the original shop in town and at their shop in the Radisson Blu hotel. I don't think they sell green coffee beans, just 2 or 3 types of roasted beans.
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  • Address: Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 111 1781
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