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Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
020-6228389
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Ranked #378 of 2,435 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Cosy environment, very nice people and great food, try palm or banana bier(very sweet), dishes with meat very nice and a bit spicy, Price very affordable and place outside of the mess of the mess but in the center, I'll come back soon. PS they speak italian as well one of my favorite places in amsterdam

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Kelowna, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our bed and breakfast hosts. Friendly atmosphere. Good food. Relaxed. Enjoyable evening

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Last Thursday I ordered delicious Ethiopian snacks for a business celebration. The AXUM owner Belaynesh made 5 different snacks for 35 people and we finished all. She brought the dishes her selves and told our guest about the ingredients. I think more people jointed the meeting because of these special and unusual Ethiopian flavors.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

What a Lovely place to have had my Birthday Diner! With 12 Friends we shared one large table to enjoy a superb original Ethiopian buffet. In a cosy warm and relaxed atmosphere we felt completely at home. And we all loved eating with our hands.... The charming Owner did her best to serve and provide a Delicious meal and for... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful experience, we were a group of two and shared a few dishes on a huge platter. Really enjoy the ethiopian style and I tried the banana beer too. I highly recommend this restaurant, the food was cooked fresh and the seasoning was perfect. It is a bit of a walk from the centre of town, but a lovely one... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I decided to stop here for dinner after noticing the sign in a side street, and I'm so glad. The food was great - it'd been a while since I had rated Ethiopian food and this was just as good as my favorite spot at home. The staff was very nice too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We always come here when in Amsterdam. We have always enjoyed good service and the food is like nothing we have had elsewhere. You have to enjoy sharing and eating with your hands. Great fun.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Food was delicious. One of the best I had while in Amsterdam. The waitress was warm, friendly and attentive. The chicken was Delicious. Can't understand why this place was not packed. Wish I had discovered it earlier in my stay so I could have gone more than once.

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International
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122 reviews 122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Cozy, friendly, family run, a lovely spot for a night out in couple, with friends or family. Very good value. The lamb was delicious, the beef as well and the fish dish we had was especially delicious. You order to share and eat with your fingers as is traditional so a lovely spot to go in numbers. Very comforting.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I don't have a ton of experience to write a super accurate review-but from what I can say concerning my love of FOOD, service, and the experience, our group of four had a great time here. We were looking for a place to eat, and we were a bit...timid. Whiners. Meat pies and Moroccan was all we had sampled out... More 

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Address: Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020-6228389
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
Cuisine: African, Ethiopian

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