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4 rue Sauffroy, 75017 Paris, France
+33 1 46 27 00 82
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great experience for me as everything in the restaurant is so authentic. The food was really nice as well as service.

Thank Emilia L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant really you need to visit. It is fantastic. They serve a 100 % east African food. Quality of service is so high and very lovely friendly environment.

Thank Merghani Y
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Menelik Ethiopian restaurant in Paris and we are very delighted with the service & the quality of food. The location was very easy to get to using the Paris metro and we were very lucky to get a table without making a booking. The place was packed with diners when we went there. I would like to thank... More 

Thank Berhan T
Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Great food and great customer service. The owners and their staff are great. Definitely will go back in my next trip to Paris. It definitely exceeds expectations of enjoying Ethiopian food outside of Ethiopia. Keep up the good work.

Thank FekadeA16
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132 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

I've never eaten Ethiopian food before but was assured this was one of the best in Paris. We had some sort of sample plate with 8 or so different dishes. I couldn't say any of them impressed. I was told to watch out for the spicy ones but at the end I couldn't say any stood out. They reminded me... More 

Thank Balgownie
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Instead of leaving the girls at the hotel and finding a nice romantic restaurant during our few days in Paris, we decided to go out as a family to this Ethiopian restaurant. We are huge fans of Ethiopian food and Menelik did not disappoint. All of us found something to love on the plate, from our picky 7 year old... More 

Thank Jolie F
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed with our experience at Menelik last day.Customer service was the worst we had ever encountered. The restaurant well decorated inside but the food is so bad if you know about ethiopian food then don't even try it, because it's not ethiopian food test at all.if there's a rate more than terrible I will say.

Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I arrive there for dinner with an empty stomach, after ordering need about 50mns to wait. My boyfriend almost to die for starving of waiting for the food. The food was amazing, it comes with the big big big plate , actually order just one is enough, others on the menu is just an extra food to add on that... More 

Thank Cheriiez
Berlin, Germany
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2016

I ate there with my girlfriend, we had a very nice evening and enjoyed the food very much: I had a meat tartare while she got the vegetarian sauces, which we ate together with the nice egg bread. The wine was good, the price fair and the atmosphere nice.

Thank Riccardo M
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

We came because of its reputation as the best Ethiopian food in Paris, and we weren't disappointed. The vegetarian plate was outstanding, and good value considering the generous portion size. Very friendly and helpful staff too.

Thank 863MIA19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Sauffroy, 75017 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Batignolles-Monceau
  • Neighborhood: Batignolles-Monceau
  • Phone Number: +33 1 46 27 00 82

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?