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Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

Nairobi Road | Opposite Sakina Supermarket, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 753 621 285
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tibs” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“honey wine” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Nairobi Road | Opposite Sakina Supermarket, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place with my friends and had meals. Really good experience with Ethiopian dishes. Service is good.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal and perfect fantastic service!! Fantastic experinace!: ) Perfect English talking. Cosy and frendly place. I do raccomande! We will be back !!

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this place for a drink ( fresh juice) when talking with my business partner. Real cozy and fantastic service from the staff . Our talk took longer than the original plan so we decided to order some lunch which real good. Will be...More

Thank markE4754MD
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I just called this restaurant to book a dinner for 13 people and the lady on the phone was very impolite from the beginning. When I then asked if we could order in advance and asked her to choose a few plates from the menu...More

Thank Clementina S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

You feel you are in Ethiopia when you dine in this restaurant. The owner is an Ethiopian diaspora from the US, and he has settled in Arusha. He has perfected the Ethiopian dining experience in Arusha with the food genuinely Ethiopian and a wide range...More

Thank Lemma S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We had our first ethiopian dinner in Arusha and its been a great experience. We loved the way how food is shared and we loved the taste. The restaurant is a little bit difficult to find. The best is you take a taxi and provide...More

Thank inessra
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We chose the combination meal to share so that we could try more dishes, added a portion of cheese. Great choice of beef stew, chicken stew and lentils. The flavours and spicing were superb. I'll return if only to have the beef stew all to...More

1  Thank Marmitefan58
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Although far smaller than his rival "Spices and Herbs", Abyssinia is slightly cheaper and offers a very relaxed and cozy environment. It has some traditional Ethiopian seats and tables to fully enjoy the meals with injeera in the Ethiopian way. Note that it has moved...More

Thank Desperate O
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Since I moved to Arusha i have visited the Abyssinia restaurant twice and I loved the food both times. I will definitely be back for more :) The restaurant is located a bit away from the main streets, but you will find it using googlemaps....More

Thank Ariane S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Ethiopian is a favorite food genre of ours. We were excited to try Abyssinia in Arusha. The food was exceptional and the Ethiopian flavours burst off our tongues. Deep rich bere bere and nutty buttery smooth sauces left us feeling completely satisfied. Got to be...More

Thank Sinethembaful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nairobi Road | Opposite Sakina Supermarket, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 753 621 285
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