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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251.11.371 4258
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Ranked #24 of 160 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Kaldi's has got to be one of the best places to have coffee and snacks. Their wide variety of cakes and finger foods are to die for.

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Perth, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

this place is very busy it could be its Starbucks logo but it's not bad if you around pop in for a coffee and sweets, service is slow but staff are very friendly didn't bother us place was full mostly locals,I had hot chocolate wasn't the best my friends had coffee they like it but nothing like local coffee.

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Launceston, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Only been once but thought I was in Starbucks where I never go to in Australia. The coffee was ok service good but really if in ethiopia please go to the small local coffee shops where you see them roasting the coffee beans and preparing it over small open fire fantastic experience.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Coffee -good Service - average , faster than other cafe. Have an option to sit outside and enjoy coffee with nice street view, This cafe also serve nice breakfast .

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Clayton, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I generally enjoy going to a Kaldi's for the the pleasant atmosphere. It's clean, usually decorated in an interesting way, and sometimes has some nice music going in the background. I've found the food to be only average. I had a cheeseburger today and it was a bit lacking; lacking in distinctive flavors and lacking in meat. I think it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

When a business tries to imitate another business (Starbucks), it should not only copy the signs and logo but also the customer service too. I only go to Kalid’s to have coffee – and that is if there is no other café nearby. The customer service is poor (and also extremely slow), their pastries and meals doesn’t taste good, and... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Impressed by the name as it refers to the origin of how coffee came to be part of the beverage scenario, as I frequent Addis Ababa due to my business in Road construction, Oil & Gas and Agriculture, I decided to venture into one of the numerous Kaldi's cafes. The one I went to alone initially, was the one on... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I went a couple of times during my 4 day stay in Addis Ababa and thoroughly enjoyed the coffee. Clearly, Kaldi's is trying to imitate some of the larger international chains such as Starbucks with its logo, beverage and pastry selections but I think that is part of its charm. The only thing that I did find annoying was the... More 

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Arusha
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Love the fact it is an obvious copy of Starbucks. Macchiato is the best, but you can't go wrong with most of the coffees. Service here is efficient too . Great place to stop and recharge on your way through the bustle of Addis.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

If you are in Bole, Addis Ababa, do yourself a favor and pop into Kaldi's. I had a lovely Caramel Macchiato there.The service was friendly and the atmosphere interesting with a view of a bustling street outside. I enjoyed my visit there and I would go back. Thanks Kaldi's!

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Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: +251.11.371 4258
Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa

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