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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #18 of 331 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: African
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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warwick,ny
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

A garden setting, secure and delicious authentic ethiopian food. I ordered the chicken curry with local bread you sopped up the juices, yummee

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NC, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Great food, great atmosphere, but only OK service. Definitely a place to go. Note that if you order vegetables, you get a few vareity of lentils and bits of other veggies (cabbage, green beans, beets, carrots, etc.)

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Kitchener, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

We went here with friends who had been here before and had a thoroughly enjoyable dinner. We ordered several different dishes in order to try a variety of tastes and were VERY satisfied. The service was excellent and the ambiance pleasant and relaxing. Would recommend this place to anyone!

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Nairobi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Habesha is a very good Ethiopian restaurant with outside sitting, service usually fast. I enjoy going there for quick lunches during the week.

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zurich
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I love Injera and the Ethiopian feast. After the usual expat haunts, I was starved for real African food and atmosphere. The restaurant looks like a residential bungalow after you pass the usual security guards. There are no tables but high woven baskets which hoold the large metal platters. Basic like a decent local guesthouse. Each of the curries was... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

This is a great restaurant, once you are through the ugly green gate.. It is much bigger than you would expect and has nice seats all around both inside and outside. We sat outside close to the fire, which our sons loved ! The food is good to excellent, Doro Wat & Zil Zil tibs,the beef which I absolutely loved!!!... More

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USA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Fantastic food. Cheap. Nice atmosphere. We are regulars here and absolutely love it. Fires in evening and aroma of coffee service. Really lovely. Can be a bit slow for larger groups, so plan accordingly.

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Tucson, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Every time I am in Nairobi I make sure to visit Habesha. I have always had a great experience and keep coming back for more. This is a great place to come with a group of people because you can sample multiple dishes. There is a large outdoor seating area with tables tucked away all over, make sure to sit... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

I've heard ALOT about Habesha but got disappointed because it didn't live upto what i had expected... Raves - A new experience i.e. taste of Ethiopian food. Food was ok, ordered the mixed dish [Injera, meats & veges] & a mix fruit juice. - Meals & drinks are inexpensive. Rants - Poor ambiance. - Poor service ; found the waiter... More

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

The food was great and the staff were super friendly and helpful, helping us select the right combination of dishes for our group.

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

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