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Menelik

4,rue Sauffroy, 75017 Paris, France (Batignolles-Monceau)
01 46 27 00 82
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Ranked #2,844 of 12,782 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $0 - $36
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Batignolles-Monceau
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Batignolles-Monceau
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Am at the restaurant right now... We have had Ethiopian at other restaurants in SF bay area in the US. Had a vegetarian combo.. And the varieties are not much. Portion size is too little for the price too. All the meat eaters got huge platters ! Taste is pretty average :-/ We miss Zeni ethiopian restaurant in San Jose... More

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Xiamen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

we really enjoyed the food, we had a mix platter served on delicious injera, i specially recommend the Tibs. Certainly authentic Ethiopian food.

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london
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88 reviews 88 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

The ambiance is very authentic, I love to eat with the hands, it give a family like dimension and a cosy atmosphere. It is not “high gastronomy” and the food can get a bit boring and heavy but it is unexpansive and I enjoyed the meal. Worth trying.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This is one of the best rated restaurant in this neighborhood so we choose to go to this place for dinner with a group of friend. Food was good, Injera was tasty and mouthful. The food is somehow adjusted to French taste otherwise it could have been little more spicy as you might taste in Addis Ababa. We truly enjoyed... More

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London, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I love injera and I make a point of having it everywhere it might be available. This was a very good one! Tiny restaurant, friendly staff, a menu that includes mixed grill. You can have the vegetarian option made spicier for you if you like,which isn't always easy in France. Will definitely go back.

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Paris, France
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

- i think the title says it all.. - you will find authentic Ethiopian ppl all around you.. - they make you smell coffee beans as a good luck wish - they offer you free ethiopian coffee and some cocktail - It's a great place for veggies.. - Try everything and anything - very friendly staff - Amazing concept of... More

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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

After a terrible dining experience at another Paris Ethiopian restaurant last night, I feel compelled to write about the merits of Menelik, my friendly neighborhood Ethiopian restaurant. From the very first day we ate here more than two years ago, we received a warm welcome, helped along by the free kir that they offer all diners! We always order the... More

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Paris
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13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2007

Will never go back! Food is nothing special; can do the same cuisine at home; will just have to add some garlic and onion and voila!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2007

Unexpensive and very homely but the food is plentiful and savory; plus, we could take our little Antoine with us and he had a free tour of the kitchen on the lady's back!

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