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“Yummy Ethiopian cuisine” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Habesha

Habesha
Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #21 of 355 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Yummy Ethiopian cuisine”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Definitely worth trying once. Good outdoor sitting facility. Indoors are a bit shabby. The food was very good. Try out the avacado drink at this place!

Visited March 2014
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Nairobi, Kenya
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Average experience”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Being a major Ethiopian restaurant in Nairobi, it was a bit disappointing in service but quite satisfying in the food. I had the general platter (cant remember the name) that has several meats, boiled egg and njeera. The food was very lovely and in big enough portions. One serving was enough for two of us. Their coffee which is brewed fresh from beans roasted on site is also very nice. Unfortunately the waiters looked very bored and so I did not like their service at all. There is enough parking and the location is easy to find...just after Yaya centre on the way to Methodist.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Thika, Kenya
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8 reviews
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“The Best Authentic Ethiopian Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We love Ethiopian food and Habesha is the best we have had! Our #1 choice of food in Kenya!
Good service. Good locations. Nice atmosphere. Big portions.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Everything in Habesha is.......Perfect!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have eaten here so many times though i go there Mainly for the Ethiopian dish-Njera.It's so delicious and so many people come here for the same.They also brew their own Ethiopian traditional coffee served in tiny small cups.Delicious is the word!! The place is big and one can decide to seat anywhere be it in the small shed cubicles outside,at the bar,inside the restaurant or outside.The service is great,they're fast,friendly and helpful incase you need assistance.No matter how full sometimes it always is you can Never lack somewhere to sit.Lovely place!!

Visited October 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic atmosphere and good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We were 3 people that desided to go there because of the good reviews on tripadvisor and i have to say it was all that i hoped for. The food was fantastic and you dont stop eating although your are full. The surounding is really nice and it is like an oasis in otherwise a busy area.
the only minus was that the didnt exept creditcard seeing there machine was broken but thankfully we had enough cash to pay the bill. I highly recommend this place although the prices are not as low as some have written before. Go there and you wont regret it.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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