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behind Meskel Square | tel. 0911219729, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Seriously good Italian comfort food

If the Brits had not invented pantomime, the Italians could have modelled one on Juventus - it is just outstanding enjoyment. The fresh bread and bruschetta are first class but do ask what is not on the menu that evening, or more exactly do ask what is on - it will save a lot of time in the long... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2014
Nick W
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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

If the Brits had not invented pantomime, the Italians could have modelled one on Juventus - it is just outstanding enjoyment. The fresh bread and bruschetta are first class but do ask what is not on the menu that evening, or more exactly do ask what is on - it will save a lot of time in the long run!!... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

... Homemade zucca gnocchi with cinnamon a delight you do not find anymore in Italy. Excellent primi and secondi in a small and simple trattoria style place with able waiters. This is high quality.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Good place for simply Italian fare. Don't expect much atmosphere, it's within a sports club but worth a try when in Addis.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

They open Juventus on Friday nights for the kids to ride their bikes or skateboards. There aren't a lot of places in Addis for kids to run around but this is a good environment on a Friday night. The restaurant is also very good and the pizzas available at the bar are decent.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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239 reviews 239 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

This place is an institution in Addis: the club has been established during emperor's times and visiting the premises is some sort of time journey. Hardly anything seems to have changed since the 60th. The restaurant is cozy, waiters attentive and the food is good old style Italian. Recommended.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The pizza looks great, real Italian style in a wood oven. The problem is the ingredients were not fresh (especially the mozzarella I think). I could smell it was wrong but I still ate it because I was hungry. I got stomach problems the next day.

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Cornwall, UK
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I am unsure how this place gets rated as one of the best in Addis Ababa! The place is over-run with expatriate kids and their families. Food was received cold and under cooked and 3 of our party of 6 meal's were inedible. The waiting staff were not helpful and pre-occupied with 'regulars' Very disappointed, but will try again to... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

First of all, the food quality in this restaurant is DELICIOUS for the really.good prices you get. The athmosphere in this restaurant is really good and feels like your in a western country. The place is almost always filled with people. But if your looking to go and eat something good thats the place.

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Joburg
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Stuck in the 70s this place offers a range of good italian food (the home made filled pastas are great) in old-style unpretentious setting. Just avoid the fake cream in the desserts and coffees during the fasting season!

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alice springs
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is one of those little gems in Addis in terms of western food, and believe me they are few and far between! It is also a friendly bar, a great place to meet locals and for a family with kids Friday night is the time to visit. Very central, just behind Meskel square but you really should get a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: behind Meskel Square | tel. 0911219729, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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