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“Excellent and Great value!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Habesha

Habesha
Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #19 of 362 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
New York City, New York
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“Excellent and Great value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Loved this restaurant! Excellent Ethiopian food, quick service and very reasonably priced. The taxi ride to and from the Intercontinental hotel was more expensive that the meal (which included alcohol). I highly recommend it.

Visited April 2013
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Berlin, Germany
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“If Ethiopian food tickles your fancy: this is where you want to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Absolutely delicious food in a very laid back setting. They have an awesome variety of Ethiopian dishes and regardless of whether you prefer meat or veggie stuff, they have plenty on offer. Also very kid-friendly.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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nairobi
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“the Ethyopian experiance”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Typical ethyopian food in a rustic environment.
You must be a fan of that cuisine and you will be really happy.

Visited November 2012
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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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“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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