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Axum

Utrechtsedwarsstraat 85, 1017 WD Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
020-6228389
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Ranked #884 of 2,324 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid

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Oakland, CA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

A mother-daughter operation - we happened on this little place off Utrechtstraat - greeted warmly, left to ponder the menu. Ordered beers and waited for our food. Noticed everyone else's food looked and smelled really good. We tried a goulash-like stew which she made not-too-spicy for us, a minced lamb stew that was on the bland/mild side; but the second... More

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

We are walking around the neighborhoods of Fredericksplein and ended up at this restaurant by chance. It was an amazing discovery. The food is extremely delicious. The lady who owns the place is very nice. She customized the food to our requirements, replacing milk with other delicious ingredients. We spent a long time talking about ethiopia with her. It's not... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

This review is based on 23 years experience of enjoying Ethiopian restaurants in many countries and cities. The decor was pleasant and comfortable. The service was unexpected for Ethiopian restaurants, the waitress was unengaged and the guest was expected to spoon his own stews onto the platter. Taste wise, we ordered Doro Wat, Lamp Tebs, Shiro Wat & a salad.... More

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New York City, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

If you appreciate true ethnic food, you must go there! Absolutely fabulous food, you must try the Duba (pumpkin) and the En qudis (creamy mushroom) and Lamb stew. All fabulous dishes! It is in the center of town and an easy walk Rembrantplein and very close to Amstelveld. If you want to get away from the tourist traps, this is... More

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Newbury Uk
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112 reviews 112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2010

We chose Axum as it was in the same street we were staying and we hadn't eaten Ethopian food before. Really lovely friendly staff who helped us through the menu. The food was fantastic - it was hot so if you like milder food be sure to check first. Great atmosphere, felt untouristy and was clearly frequented by locals who... More

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

We have ethiopean food about once a week back home, but we were second guessing whether we should have this type of fare being that we're traveling and some unexpected things could happen, but as we were deciding two older women were just walking into the restaurant so we decided to try it out. The Shiloh Wat is very tasty... 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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