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Wavel St, Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251111111781/83
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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
Amazing coffee!

Place was not at all what I expected. Small, pretty modern decor, with nothing really to serve except coffee. But the macchiato I had was absolutely wonderful. Fast serve, great coffee and bought 2 lbs to take home. I will be back!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
SeanSouthey
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New York, New York, United States
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New York, New York, United States
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Place was not at all what I expected. Small, pretty modern decor, with nothing really to serve except coffee. But the macchiato I had was absolutely wonderful. Fast serve, great coffee and bought 2 lbs to take home. I will be back!!

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Thank SeanSouthey
Delft, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you Like Good espresso, you can get a tasty Dark and strong cup of it here! i bought the Powder to make coffee at my place But It does not taste as Good as in the shop I used an italian Moka, maybe an espresso machine is better!

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Thank Anna D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Since the first time i tested Tomoca I fall in love with it. It even made me forget how to make coffee traditionally it's that good. You can drink there or you can buy a bag for your filter.

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Thank Samrawit D
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine coffee. Great service. Side note: Don't forget to check out the small shanty-town looking spots off the beaten path. They're safe and awesome.

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Thank Jason B
Rehovot, Israel
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A net of coffee shops featuring strong black Ethiopian coffee. The coffee is good yet it serves without the coffee ceremony nor with the fragrance accompanied to it. There are some cakes there but of poor quality. Take home coffee both rusted and grounded are available.

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Thank doczahi
Halkidiki Region, Greece
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271 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The original little Tomoca coffee place is full of character and history not to mention locals and foreigners. From the outside you smell the aroma of rich coffee being brewed inside and once in you are not disappointed.

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Thank Leeanne G
Saltfleet, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This coffee shop has branches throughout the city, but we went to the original. We could smell the beans roasting as soon as we got out of the car! The ambience and character of the place added to the enjoyment of the best macchiato I've ever had! Don't miss this experience if you're in Addis!!

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2 Thank Andrea W
Nacogdoches, Texas
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the most overrated macchiato in addis! they way over roast their coffee and make their macchiatos way stronger(and more expensive) than is the norm in addis. their beans are overrated and overpriced. they do sell a medium roast, but they dont even sell them whole, just ground. booooo.

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Thank Drew Y
Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a truly an original coffee experience in Addis. Extraordinary coffee. You can also buy coffee beans to bring home. One of the best experiences in Addis.

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Thank Ollestrom
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we were in the Simiens Mountains, we had asked a lodge owner where we had stayed where to have the best coffee in Ethiopia and he had told us to try the Tomoca coffee in Addis Ababa. With that advice, we had asked our Addis guide to take us to this cafe and we were truly surprised to find... More 

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

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