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“Never get tired of Habesha” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Habesha

Habesha
Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #19 of 301 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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“Never get tired of Habesha”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Habesha is one of those restaurants that you just keep on going back to... what can I say,it's a mixture of the food, the lovely outdoor seating and the service but nothing really tops it in Nairobi.
Although it is possible to find better Ethiopian/Eritrean food in town, Habesha has a consistently high standard.
A good way to test how good an Ethiopian restaurant is, is by trying the Raw Kitfo... if your stomach is ok the next morning you know they have high standards of cleanliness! At Habesha the Kitfo (which you can also order rare or cooked but in my opinion raw is the best) is always delicious... there, test done, now go see for yourselves!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Amazing Ethiopian”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Well Habesha was my first experience to Ethiopian andmust say it was brilliant. The decor is very rustic and dis organised so just visit the place for its food. The servcie is excellent, the Ethiopian wine is great and the food class. For first timer go for the big plate which can be shared between 02 or 03 people easily and get a mix a vegetables, beef and mutton. If you like Indian curry you will definiely love it.

Visited September 2012
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“Nice Food, friendly staff!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We did not go to the one Kilimani, that one is supposed to be very cosy. We just went for a quick bite in the one downtown. It is located in a big building and it's a bit rustic, but ok.I liked the food, the personel was nice and fast and it was really cheap. We ordered one dish with two people and could not eaven finish it. It not the kind of spot of a romantic dinner, but just for a quick bite. Go to the one in Kilimani if you also want to enjoy the surroundings.

Visited February 2013
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“yummy habesha”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

yummy yummy yummy yummy.the cuisine here is to die for.i cld get used to feasting here every day.there is nothing in the menu that is not worth tasting.i cant wait wait for my next visit.

Visited December 2012
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“Spice at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Ethnic ethiopian food....injera, doro wot the works this is the place to be. If you enjoy the spice and a good evening out

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