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Kaldi's Coffee

African, Ethiopian
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251.11.371 4258
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Seating, Takeout

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  • 75
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  • 15
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
a regular and convenient stop for anyone visiting Addis Ababa great Macchiato and pastry and sandwiches

Popular locations very nice pastry and Coffee as well as Sandwiches. Similar to Starbuch's. Come one come all attitude friendly environment.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Kidane W
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Legetafo
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Legetafo
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Popular locations very nice pastry and Coffee as well as Sandwiches. Similar to Starbuch's. Come one come all attitude friendly environment.

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Thank Kidane W
Halkidiki Region, Greece
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272 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In saying its a Franchise coffee Im not saying it in a bad way but that is what it is, gloria Jeans starbucks all similar. The coffee and tea are good especially if you just need a hit of coffee and they serve a small range of food which is also good if your out and about and just want... More 

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Thank Leeanne G
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is really not much to say, just all around a pleasant experience with good coffe and other stuff. Probably one of the best and cosiest cafés you're going to get in Addis unless you go to some expensive hotels.

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Thank Alan G
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Starbucks of Ethiopia. Very much a male domain but women were also there. Good service and coffee.

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Thank adishoftrish
Pune
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51 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fruit juices are fresh and one of the best I have tasted. Vegetarian options in sandwiches and snacks - and the joints are all over the city.

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Thank shrin54
Iowa
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get great coffee almost anywhere in Ethiopia, But, if you want something more like a latte or mocha that you'd get at Starbucks, this is the place. Very cheap for what you get.

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Thank seanhughley
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Just because you have a green and white logo and many coffee shop locations does not mean you can call yourself the Starbucks of (insert country here). Service is good, ambiance is OK at best, dark and very basic lighting, menu board and furniture. Coffee is OK, not great and not bad. It is a safe stop to get the... More 

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Thank William A
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We cannot go to Kaldi's to eat without having a backup choice on the menu. They are always out of everything! (Especially bad at location near immigration on Churchill Ave) The food is adequate at best. Coffee is good, but not the best in Addis. Kids love the ice cream. Chocolate Millefoglie keeps me coming back. Best thing there.

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Thank Enat3
Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Average service. Very basic menu. Some are better than others in terms of cleanliness. But well priced and worth a visit for a quick lunch/snack.

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Thank Karen v
New Orleans, Louisiana
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

A great cup of Kaldi's special ginger tea is to die for. Add a little Ethiopia honey and you will always be back for another cup!

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Thank Magnus J

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Ethiopian

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