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Abyssinian Maritim Ethiopian Traditional Restaurant

Vuga Round about, Next to High Court, Stone Town 1682, Tanzania
+255 772 940 556
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Ranked #5 of 57 Restaurants in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

It differs from any restaurant in zanzibar, it makes strange kinds of food and serve in a very special way. You may not like the food but you should try it.

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Lourdes, France
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

A bit expensive for local standards but kind of worth it. The staff is kind and discreet. The food is actually very good and you have the chance to try typical ethiopian food with a good variety of choice

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

you will be eating traditional ethiopian food with your fingers. there is a large selection available, both mild and spicy. do not miss

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Except good food you will also get an new experience by eating here. Ethiopian food is not as common as many other kitchens in the world, and when you are out with friends it is always someone that haven´t experienced ethiopian food before. It is a social way of eating and you will have a good night at this restaurant.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We loved the setting of this restaurant and the layout and style of the outdoor dining space. Staff were very attentive. Ordered the vegetarian combination platter. I haven't eaten much Ethiopian before but the presentation style was unique and we enjoyed the variety and taste. There was also some coffee being roasted fresh in front of customers and finishing off... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We tried many restaurants in Stone Town and this was our favorite. By far the most flavorful, well-presented, most varied menu. Very kind service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was here last year and pretty much ate here everyday. The food is amazing. Perhaps one of the best examples of Ethiopian I ever had and perhaps the best restaurant on the Island. The beef tibs is a brilliant dish and should be tried by everyone as should the mead. My mouth literally waters writing about it :) Overall... More

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Triengen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went two times to this restaurant..in three days!!we have eaten very often in ethiopian restaurants all over the world, but this was the best food we ever had! Thanks to the whole team!! marco&petra

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01082013q, Owner at Abyssinian Maritim Ethiopian Traditional Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear our guste, Abyssinian team all we thank you for the review you gave us about our resturant we are glad to serve you again in another trip to zanzibar. More

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Everything about this restaurant was excellent; the staff were brilliant, atmosphere was great and the food was amazing. I visited this restaurant twice, once in the evening and then in the afternoon, both times were perfect. The food was gorgeous, eat with your hands and use the injera (like a large, thin pancake) to wrap around pieces of meat and... More

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Did not have a clue as to what Ethiopian food was all about. Loved it. The food was awesome and the ambience was terrific too. The service was great. Very reasonably priced as well. Definitely a must go when in stone town.

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