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“Great Experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Addis in Dar

Addis in Dar
35 Ursino St, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
0713 266299
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Ranked #3 of 161 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
London, United Kingdom
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334 restaurant reviews
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208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This place is a Dar failsafe. It is always strong and delivers good food time after time. Be ready to share as all food is communal. Ethiopian food is really a treat for people who have never tried it I suggest you start here. Avoid the prawns BTW everything else is awesome. Some people think it is pricey but I think it is good value on authentic food and atmosphere too!

Enjoy.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Arusha, Tanzania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Wonderful food, even better atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We've had some amazing Ethiopian food in New York City and Addis topped the list of our experiences so far. In just a few short trips to Dar we've managed to eat here 2 times and the food has been superb. The setting - an outside balcony, lit by shaded lights and natural candles - is perfectly done. I hesitate to write this review because it sounds too good to be true, and surely some folks' experiences with so-so service ring true with different waiters, but I'm duly impressed. Besides, they take visa.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Ethiopan Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Addis in Dar is an excellent place to experience Ethiopean Cuisine. The ambience is great, and so is the service. The menu is extensive and has quite a few vegetarian options too.

Visited October 2012
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Wonderful for a laid back evening in Dar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

We have eaten here on three occasions, all very satisfying. While a "homey" atmosphere, the place is authentically Ethiopian, and it is lovely to sit out on the roof terrace on fine nights. The injera is excellent and the assortment of chicken, lamb and beef dishes each uniquely good. The combinations provide good value and variety for two people. Also a nice place to bring friends. At about half the price of some of Dar's most upscale restaurants, this is a good value. The coffee and tea ceremonies are special.

Visited November 2012
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Tanzania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I enjoyed the atmosphere here the most, on the roof top with the low tables and chairs and lanterns everywhere. It was just different and something fun. Our food was also really great, we had a great evening and would definitely return again.

Visited June 2012
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