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Aladdin Restaurant

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Africa Avenue | Bole, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
0116614109
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 49
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really nice dinner

The people in Addis is generally really friendly and at Aladdins even more so. Service is fantastic and the food really good. I found it reasonably priced and can gladly recommend eating here rather than at the hotel you're staying at.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Suzann P
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Pretoria
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Pretoria
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The people in Addis is generally really friendly and at Aladdins even more so. Service is fantastic and the food really good. I found it reasonably priced and can gladly recommend eating here rather than at the hotel you're staying at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Great food - the felafel, humus and salads are super delicious. Aubergine, chicken and yogurt-based dishes are also really good. Great hospitality that has not changed a bit since I was introduced to Aladdin a couple of years ago. Ideal venue for business dinners, friends get together, etc. Fast service too!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The food was good. We left very, very, very full after just sharing a few mezze. The prices are way too high for the quality of the food, however. The same food that you get in the middle east for like $2.00 is around $15.00 (for an appetizer portion). It was very tasty, however. Also, it is very important to... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This Armenian restaurant remind me libanese cuisine. Starter are very good mezze are of good quality and look fresh. Meat was good. The restaurant is clean but in my opinion too cold.

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Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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108 reviews 108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I have been to Aladdin many times, and took a friend there as I was visiting Addis after being gone a year. The food did not disappoint. We had the mezza and pita bread and ate to our hearts content. My friend even went back at the end of her stay in Ethiopia. It is worth putting this on your... More 

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Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Aladdin has been a consistently good restaurant during the 15 years we've lived in Addis Ababa. They have great kabobs!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a great place to have Middle Eastern/ Lebanese food. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the place is nicely decorated with a pond in the restaurant. The four of us ordered a number of mezzo options, all of which were delicious. I loved the mixed grill which is very tasty. I'll be back.

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Albi, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food was authentically Lebanese and very tasty. The staff are efficient and friendly. The layout gives plenty of space between tables and is moderately attractive. Peaceful and simple come to mind. The menu choice is extensive and the mezzo section gives a lot of flexibility. Prices are a little high for Addis but the quality justifies them. The menu... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The restaurant is very nicely decorated and the staff makes you feel welcome. Food is ok, northern african style. They have live music on weekends, check with the restaurant, since it can be very loud. On the other hand, it is very nice atmospere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place and the Lebanese restaurant are the top two for me to enjoy humas, lebna, falafel, and tabbouleh. The mixed grill is usually a very safe and good bet. Staff is nice and location is great. The parking is terrible so that can be a problem.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Africa Avenue | Bole, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: 0116614109

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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