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Off Bole Road, Cape Verde Street past Cherry's Coffee, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #33 of 150 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: African, Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Nairobi, Kenya
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice and noisy, not for a tete a tete at all. Good for crowd and lotsa friends who want to have a good time together. Drinks were also quite nice and a good variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic driinks. loved the potions of the food and the chef knows a lot about presentation and taste. The fish dishes were great.... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is typically my favorite place in Addis for pizza. There are only a few that are acceptable and this is one of them. Location is pretty easy to get to and parking usually not a problem. They have two parts to the restaurant - front building and back building. The front building is typically for local Habasha food while... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice and well located restaurant, near the European Union building, that has a secluded yard where you can enjoy eating outdoors if you so wish. The food is good, and you can have a salad, fish, chicken, pasta, lamb, or if you prefer something "lighter", you can order a burger, or pizza. Besides, service is friendly and... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

At Antica u can enjoy great food. The pizza are good and the salads are amazing. The ambiance of the restaurant is very cold though, the tables and chairs are uncomfortable and small and the waiters are not very friendly. Although they charge above average prices for their meals (and thus also the higher percentages for service charge that comes... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Go to Antica for all your favourite pizzas cooked in a wood fired oven. The pastas are well made too and mains such as fish and chicken definitely worth trying. There is a good selection of teas and juices. A cosy indoor area. The outdoor garden setting somewhat soiled by ongoing construction next door.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Finding the Antica is a bit of a challenge especially to those new to Addis, where no one seriously uses addresses.....but having found it is like chancing upon an oasis. Tucked away in a quiet street, with beautiful yet simple surroundings the place is designed to get you comfortable and relax with friends. The food, we tried the limited but... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

As many reviewers have commented the pizza here is quite good - very crisp crust cooked in a proper brick pizza oven....beware "green peppers = jalepeno".......seating options are plentiful - inside and out....service was attentive...but I can not say enough about the lovely salads that we started with. They were bright, crisp with a variety of lettuces...I had the greek... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Great pizzas! eaten here many times in last 18 months (less so in last 4 months 'cos not as convenient to accomodation)

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

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