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Off Bole Road, Cape Verde Street past Cherry's Coffee, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: It is one of the best pizzerias, bars and restaurants in Addis Ababa...
It is one of the best pizzerias, bars and restaurants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The food is so delicious and healthy, with art gallery, brick oven pizzas, hot rock barbecue, underground night club, welcoming people.
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Good for:
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not a place to visit again

Yes the food is good. But really is it the only reason to visit a restaurant. Not at all for me as my wife cooks really good pasta and pizza at home. I go out for a change, good ambiance, good service and some smiling faces which makes my day with good food at last. And i wont forget this... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
chandraveer
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Yes the food is good. But really is it the only reason to visit a restaurant. Not at all for me as my wife cooks really good pasta and pizza at home. I go out for a change, good ambiance, good service and some smiling faces which makes my day with good food at last. And i wont forget this... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We went of the recommendation of lonely planet and it's fair to say they nailed this one. The pizza is very good by any standard and the pizza was excellent. They even served their local interpretation of guacamole, which as a California I can say was very welcome.

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New York City, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I and my partner had a great time here with their guys. Our food and drink were amazing, staffs are very helpful.

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Swanmore, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I must have been to Antica 5 or 6 times now but it never ceases to please. Not too pricey, comfortable and welcoming, the food is simple but delicious. The salads are lovely and the focaccia served with 2 dips, one avocado and one garlic, is not to be missed. Pasta, pizza and focaccia are available in normal or teff... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Unpretentious venue but friendly service, good pizza and decent wine by the glass. I'd happily go again if I come back to Addis

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Addis Ababa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The spacious restaurant has a good selection of Pizza and other foods and good assortment of wine. The environment is cozy and you will definitely enjoy the atmosphere specially during pick hours. Compare to the food price in Addis, the place it a bit over priced and the portion is small.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

As far as is know this is the only pizza delivery service in Addis. It offers ok pizza but is totally overpriced (paid ETB200 for the pizza plus ETB200 for delivery - which is roughly USD20 and more than I pay in Europe or the US). Due to the high price I only ordered once and will not do it... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a restaurant we frequently visit. The pizza's are probably the best things on the menu. I tried the grilled tilapia which comes with seasoned vegetables and potatoes. The portion was tiny; it probably would have just satisfied a little child's appetite. Although the dish was yummy, the fish itself was tiny and there were 2 baby potatoes and... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Their food is overall ok, but pizza really good. Service depends on who waits on you. The atmosphere borders between rustic and garage sale.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If I was the owner of Antica, I would seriously do something about the service. The service here is bad enough to shut the place down despite its excellent food (Excellent in Addis standard, of course) The tipping in Ethiopia rages from 0%~5% at the most, since most of restaurants for foreigners has automatic 10% added to the bill as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Off Bole Road, Cape Verde Street past Cherry's Coffee, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Italian

Description

It is one of the best pizzerias, bars and restaurants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The food is so delicious and healthy, with art gallery, brick oven pizzas, hot rock barbecue, underground night club, welcoming people.

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