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Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food

Bole Medhaniyalem Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
011-661-2985
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Ranked #3 of 144 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The show is the highlight. Great dancing and interaction with the audience. The dancers always have brilliant smiles and you can see they love their vocation. The food is very good though and certainly worth the price.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We ordered a platter to share between two, it was reasonably priced and we were unable to finish it all. There were a dozen or more dishes on the platter, most of them tasty, with lots of injera. Had a bottle of honey wine, which can be difficult to find, and it went down very easily while we watched the... More

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Vilnius
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Interesting show program: songs, dances, local costumes, nice atmoshpere. Even local (rich) people come to enjoy the evening. For our group it was fun to watch them :) Good food, fast and pleasant service. Great, that it is a non smoking place. There is a small souvenir shop.

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Wasatch Range, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Yod at Bole is quite nice place. The foods are Ethiopian and above my expectation. The traditional music performed on Saturday is colorful. I definitely recommend this place.

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Dar Es Salaam
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Food is good example of Ethiopian cooking. I liked that they seemed to attract locals as well as tourists. Entertainment was loud - good music and great dancing - but it did make it a not ideal venue to have a conversation. Good place for first time visitors to Addis.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is a very good place to understand and take some local culture with you when you are in Addis. I love having good food and the food served at this place was one of the best food I have ever had. This place has live musical presentation and is very vibrant. I recommend visiting this place when you get... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This theatre and restaurant is great chance to meet tha ethiopian and african atmosphere and also.frink the ethiopian coffe with the popcorn. The buffet was full of traditional food. The african and amharic shows was non stop and exciting

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Nairobi, Kenya
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you need a cultural night in Addiss - this will do. Food is standard Ethiopian cuisine - as in most places. The noise level is high - so you need to be prepared for this. Ambiance is good - meet lots of local residents and visitors.

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Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Very traditional atmosphere, great music, dances and songs. Local delicious food and warm hospitality.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Their Ethiopian food is quite good. Because of it's popularity seating can be a challenge, so go early, before dancing begins!

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Additional Information about Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food

Address: Bole Medhaniyalem Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: 011-661-2985
Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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