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Habesha

Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #20 of 318 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: African
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Habesha is the best Ethiopian food I've ever had. I'm a vegetarian, and the combination of their vegetarian plate and shiro is phenomenal, and I take everyone who comes to visit me in Nairobi to Habesha without fail. All of my housemates love the place as well, and it's something we look forward to every week. Great experience overall!

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Oakville, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great place to eat. Love Ethiopian food, and the Shiro here is fantastic. Great outdoor seating, excellent place for bigger groups. Whenever I am in Nairobi, I make a point of eating here.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I live 5min away from this place, so visit it fairly often. It's got lots of secure parking and the restaurant itself is huge. You have options to sit inside, in small private corners, open areas, sports area (with live football DSTV) and it's all in a pretty lush green surrounding. There are several fire pits on the go (in... More

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Gambrills, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Had lunch there with coworkers, one of whom is an authentic Ethiopian. Very good food and service, and a bit of an exotic cultural experience.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Very welcoming restaurant with very fast service (a rarity in these parts!) Food was delicious, particularly the mixed dishes if you're overwhelmed by the range of options. Reasonably priced as well.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We have visit this place more than three times but its still not our favorite. The food is ok but not faboulus and the service is can be good sometimes but really bad sometimes - it all depends who comes to your table.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My husband is Ethiopian, we live in Mumbai and with the lack of Ethiopian restaurants in our city we are always craving Ethiopian food. Habesha hit the spot for us. The food portions are generous, the food is well prepared and presented and the staff is very helpful. My son loves the food and the staff were always smiling with... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Definitely worth trying once. Good outdoor sitting facility. Indoors are a bit shabby. The food was very good. Try out the avacado drink at this place!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Being a major Ethiopian restaurant in Nairobi, it was a bit disappointing in service but quite satisfying in the food. I had the general platter (cant remember the name) that has several meats, boiled egg and njeera. The food was very lovely and in big enough portions. One serving was enough for two of us. Their coffee which is brewed... More

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Thika, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We love Ethiopian food and Habesha is the best we have had! Our #1 choice of food in Kenya! Good service. Good locations. Nice atmosphere. Big portions.

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