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Habesha

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African, Ethiopian
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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 26
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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
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Excellent food. Good ambiance. Friendly and fast service. Good value for money. A lot to be desired in management and staff relationship.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
Alemayehu D
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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246 reviews 246 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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Nairobi, Kenya
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

for the days that you want to eat something different, the food was very good, i reccomend that you preserve your tummy for a visit so that your taste buds fully appreciate the cuisine

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Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovely outside dining with fire pits and twinkly lights! Attentive service and delicious unusual food! Loved the huge fermented rice pancakes!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Enjoyed the fantastic ambiance having dinner in semi-cold weather...The variety of dishes are amazing, great taste....

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Habesha is one of the Ethiopian cuisine restaurants in Nairobi. It is set in nice environment in shades of small trees and big Jacarandas. My Saturday afternoons are something that I am waiting for - any time I can - to visit Habesha again. Services is very good and fast. Personnel is helpful, and always ready to advise what you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Went to Habesha will a large group of fellow travellers for dinner. The food was excellent, and we got some fantastic food and drink recommendations from the staff. Very reasonably priced, and I would certainly recommend to others.

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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, Ethiopian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?