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Up the hill from the Megenagna Roundabout, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
627340/50
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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine

Overall good food and nice restaurant. Well laid out and nice designs. Better on Italian themed recipes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
drpool65
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Overall good food and nice restaurant. Well laid out and nice designs. Better on Italian themed recipes.

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Essen, Germany
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Price ok, food average, no top view however as it is being blocked from a neighboring building, not all items on the menu to be had

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is a real nice restaurant with a good location!! The vibe is real nice and green!! The food is good and the service is kind!!

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Very nice place, food OK but with one ugly building blocking the view the place looks rather deserted.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food used to be very good, but has slacken. Places in Addis are hot and cold, and this place seems to be going through a cold stretch. They are located up in the mountainside and used to have an incredible view of the city. Some buildings have been built in front of the restaurant so the view has been... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I went there on a Sunday with a friend for lunch around noon and the staff were kind enough to point to us that they have buffet servings starting from 1pm-2:30pm. We agreed to check it out and boy! It was the best decision we ever made! The cost per person is birr 178 (at the time of this review).... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

You arrive and the view you have is the back of another building. The food was really average... We did not want to stay for a coffee

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Despite the name the view is seriously hampered by recent construction. If you like staring at huge concrete buildings this is your place. The food is average not what I would expect from a place restaurant with the kind of reputation it has in Addis Ababa. The waiters do what needs to be done but no extra effort is being... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a nice place to have a business lunch or dinner or with friends. While some f the original view has been compromised by a building it is still a lovely place and the food is quite good.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I have been visiting Addis Ababa for last 8-10 years and have been frequent visitor at Top View. I was disappointed this time. Food Standard has certainly come down and restaurant badly need to be refurbished. Also once upon a time Top View really had a nice view, but now view is completely blocked by upcoming construction.

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  • Address: Up the hill from the Megenagna Roundabout, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: 627340/50

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