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Kilimanjaro

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Via Calatafimi, 28, Rome, Italy
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Province of Milan, Italy
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

This is another African restaurant, Ethiopia to be precise, wow, the chairs are African concept and food was hot nice and spicyyyyyyyy. Africa my Africa, You should all try this restaurant.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Best falafel I've ever had. I didn't want to order them because I'm often so disappointed. My husband got them as an appetizer and they were amazing. The breading on the outside was super crunchy. Inside was not under cooked or doughy. I could taste the grittiness like it was freshly grounded chickpeas. It was perfectly seasoned. It really hit... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Have been in Rome 2 nights, have eaten at Kilimangiaro restaurant both nights! Best doro wat, good injera. The owner is very helpful, and the price is very reasonable. Bathrooms spotless.

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Montpellier, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

If you like hot spicy exotic cuisine, go to Kilimanjaro Ethiopian restaurant in Rome, located not far from the railway station. No need to make a reservation as the place is never crowded The "Doro watt", a spicy chicken stew is a must, so are "shiro" (a sort of chickpea spicy cream) and "beg watt" (spicy lamb stew). But for... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We have tasted a typical african plate...with meat and mashed vegetables and lentils on an african pie maybe of corn... it was tasteful...although too hot!! You don't need cultery even if you wish to. Nice african atmosphere... Tasteful dessert something like tahini with melt chocolate...delicious!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Calatafimi, 28, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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