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Tomoca

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Wavel St, Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251111111781/83
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This place is a great for buying coffee to take home or to give as gifts ( Everyone loves it) The price is right and now there are a few stores around Addis. While you are there you have to try the coffee. Locals are standing enjoying different brews. It is strong though. So beware. Just enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This place is a great for buying coffee to take home or to give as gifts ( Everyone loves it) The price is right and now there are a few stores around Addis. While you are there you have to try the coffee. Locals are standing enjoying different brews. It is strong though. So beware. Just enjoy sugar and maybe... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is the place to go for all brands of the best coffee or if you just want to breathe in the aroma then you can do just that. Don't expect to find a seat, very small place, mostly standing room, but it's worth it for the best coffee ever. Ýou can buy coffee beans and ground coffee here at... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A real Ethiopian coffee experience. Several locations throughout Addis. Do make a stop here if you are in town!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Ok, so the coffee is good and quick, but... There's no place to sit. Very Italian, buy your coffee, drink and leave. This would work well if it was on a high street or thoroughfare, but it isn't! The local touts have caught on that tourists like to go here, and so they start chatting you up and walking along.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Super-fantastic coffee, best in town. Small standing room only coffee house full of locals. Absolutely delicious!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Small but efficient and to the point. Coffee of all types as well as pastries and cakes. Recommended.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a wonderful coffee house that makes excellent coffee. For me it's a must to go here and enjoy a nice Ethiopian style coffee.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I love this place, they do indeed have the best coffee and the interior design in all 4 cafes is very well done. Only thing I always thought was odd was the standing arrangement!! why no seats!! the new one in Piassa has a few seats which is good, the one near china road you have to pay to sit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is an amazing place with nice interior and the aroma of Ethiopian coffee all over the place. I also had local Ethiopian cuisine Chechebsa which was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A visit to Ethiopia is not complete without experiencing a coffee at Tomoca. As you walk through the doors you not only smell coffee but you can sense the history of the place. Usually busy, with mix of Ethiopians, ex pats and passing tourists. Not only can you enjoy your coffee people watching here, you can also buy some to... More 

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Address: Wavel St, Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: +251111111781/83
Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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  • Address: Wavel St, Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251111111781/83

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ethiopian

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