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Reviewed 3 January 2023 via mobile

We stayed at the Spices and Herbs Ethiopian Restaurant and Lodge for almost a month. Our visit was terrific! The prices were reasonable. The staff was friendly and very attentive and accommodating. The food was fresh and delicious. Our rooms were cleaned regularly. The atmosphere...and location were very pleasant. We would recommend the Spices and Herbs to our friends and we hope to return again.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 3 August 2022 via mobile

A really excellent Ethiopian restaurant. If you are in Arusha I would definitively recommend this place for lunch or dinner. A good menu, great food and friendly service in a very relaxed atmosphere

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 31 May 2022 via mobile

Extremely delicious food. The njira are glutenfree and very tasteful (and ad-libitum). Overall a very delightful experience. The food looks much better IRL than on the Picture.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 6 September 2021

I had two nights in Arusha staying at Sheraton but came to eat dinner there as I am an Ethiopian and like to eat my home food from time to time. The food is delicious, the ambiance is amazing. the owner tries his best to...make the gusts feel at home and made the garden really beautiful to make anyone's stay relaxing, the fire place and the friendly service offers extra comfort for an evening hangout.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 August 2021

Really nice place!! authentic and yummy food! so different to the other food hete so far!!really big portions! everything is freshly cooked and everyone is sooo friendly and caring!! we loved it!!!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 12 July 2021

Wonderful Ethiopian food and warm, attentive service. There's also a cool fire pit in the outdoor dining area. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 20 April 2021

This was my dinner place the all time i was at Arusha, the cast waiters and the whole hotel management is lovely. you oder your food and you get it in 15 minutes.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 21 November 2020

Spices and Herbs is a okay restaurant. Food took way to long to be served waited about 45 mins. for simple dishes. My meal of injera and spinach was kind of bland. If I return, I will order their lentils and see if they can...truly live up to their name. Waitress was very nice and patient with our party of 4.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 1 July 2020 via mobile

Ethiopian restaurant is among great places for eating. My friend and I we went to eat lunch and we ate Injera,Ethiopian dishe was very good. Also the service was great. Highly recommend them

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 16 March 2020

Spices & Herbs is one of the MOST vegetarian-friendly restaurants in a Arusha. The friendly staff serve up tasty dishes with a smile. I highly recommend dining on the terrace for a lovely experience. Excellent WiFi service as well!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020

I dined alone in this restaurant, I chose Ethiopian dishes, recommended by the kind waitress, the food was delicious, the restaurant was lovely and the staff very courteous and helpful, I will definitely come back, maybe to celebrate a special occasion

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 November 2019

My wife and me wanted to eat a light meal in Arusha and decided to try this Ethiopian restaurant. The menu is wide and the choices were ok, however the place was empty at what should have been rush hour. The service was fine and...the waitress that attended us was friendly with decent English. I wouldn't specially recommend this restaurant unless eating alone is what you want.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Ephraim D, Owner at Spices & Herbs Ethiopian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2019

Hi Uyuni, this place is still new, we have moved from our old place a month ago and we are doing the best to recreate a rush hour. Thanks and welcome

Reviewed 7 August 2019

We had a great experience here. First time trying Ethiopian food, it won't be the last! The service was really good, very friendly staff and very nice ambience in the restaurant

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

Nice atmosphere, friendly server, prompt service and delicious food. Nice decor adds to the ambiance. Our server recommended the combination of stewed meats to share. Wonderful and plenty for us Wazungos.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 August 2019

The place is nice and the food is delicious especially ethiopian spice food i recommend you try this food and waitress Elizabeth was a great server.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Spices & Herbs Ethiopian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5