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Habesha

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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food

This was my first experience with Ethiopian food and I wasn't disappointed. The food was full of flavour and texture. Our waiter was a little pushy with ordering, but I think he thought he was being helpful. We ordered the Mixed Dish which was a variety of dishes on injera. In addition to that we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Des Moines, Iowa
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Des Moines, Iowa
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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was my first experience with Ethiopian food and I wasn't disappointed. The food was full of flavour and texture. Our waiter was a little pushy with ordering, but I think he thought he was being helpful. We ordered the Mixed Dish which was a variety of dishes on injera. In addition to that we ordered Shekla Tibs and Shiro... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

i have been at hashesha restaurant several times . the food is so delicious and once you test you always crave for it. the price is reasonable and waiters are so kind and polite. the environment is quite and noise free . am always happy to dine at habesha ...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Really good food to try!!! they have a tasty food and the design makes you feel like you are in Ethiopia. Orders do not take long...max 10min. It is a really good place to visit 4/5

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Dinner with 8. +Great meal. Gotta love the Ethiopian Dishes. +Coffee was exquisite. +lovely outdoor seating - Service took too long. In the beginning it was ok, but at the end of the evening, the waiters were just no where to be seen.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went there for family dinner. Ordered the fried meat with the bibir sauce and without, chickpeas and chicken with birbir. We enjoyed all meals. A dish costs around 800kes to 1000 kes. The service was really bad, they ignored us for a while before attending to us. We sat inside, it was nice and we were alone in the room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Delicious, authentic and affordable food in a nice garden setting. Friendly service and overall pleasant experience. The portions are large, so great for sharing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Tasty food in beautiful garden location, with fun open fire pits. A god place to go with a group, and really inexpesive for what you're getting

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Excellent food. Good ambiance. Friendly and fast service. Good value for money. A lot to be desired in management and staff relationship.

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Durban, South Africa
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

I have never eaten Ethiopian food before so I asked the waiter named Nuk how to eat the mixed dish I had. The food was delicious in generous portion. I could not finish everything. The coffee was excellent. Ethiopian coffee made me look at coffee in a different way! The staff Alem who had the task of preparing coffee was... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Fl
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

We went with a large group for dinner on recommendation from a friend. I'd been to Abyssinia twice previously but we decided to try Habesha. The food was pretty good. The service was ok. The grounds surrounding the outside seating area were divine. Many different types of flowers. It was quite lovely. Definitely recommended to stop in for some good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?