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All 138 Addis Ababa Restaurants

Antica Addis

Off Bole Road, Cape Verde Street past Cherry's Coffee, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #21 of 138 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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Chennai (Madras), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Penang Island, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Addis is not the world's gourmet capital by any means. So finding a good place to eat is something to keep. Antica is a little off the beaten track but is well known and most people know where it is. Go there and try the pizzas. They are the best in town. Cooked in a proper oven. Other dishes are... More

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Antibes, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Addis has no shortage of very good italian (and other !) options. For pizza, i'd say antica is my favorite - i've never been disappointed either by the service or by the food on the several times i've gone there.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I was in Addis for a week. Our driver recommended this place. It has a lovely courtyard for dining al fresco, away from the main roads and without dust, despite some construction next door. It also has indoor seating. We ordered a tuna pizza and some Amber (St George). The pizza was REALLY good with a sauce of super flavor,... More

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

After several visits where what came was not what was ordered I have given up. A pity since outside for lunch when not in the rainy season is very pleasant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Ordered 2 pizzas for delivery. Took about 1hr to arrive in small boxes and a driver in a suit and tie. Sad to say I was deeply surprised to hear the cost was 800birr! Wow...it was really good pizza though but a little overpriced, thank you. That is all

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Lagos, Nigeria
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Although we were only in Addis a week, we ate pizza three times, as we were traveling with small children. Antica was by far our favorite place for pizza, with just the right amount of cheese and sauce, and a nice crispy thin crust. The calzone's are huge. Though the carrot salad is made with cream, it is thankfully not... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Have dined here about 10 times already.... each time trying something different. The Spinach Lasagna is awesome.... it is made fresh everything. The Vegetarian Pizza is also awesome.... One thing with ordering over the phone though is that they don't actually throw the pizza in the stone oven until they see you walking in because they insist on serving it... More

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