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Abyssinia

Jan Pieter Heijestraat 190, 1054 MN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 683 0792
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Jan Pieter Heijestraat 190, 1054 MN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to try Ethiopian this is the best place to go. The meals are really well served, and taste delicious, however the services, specially at night, might be real slow. If you are not in a hurry and want to try some exotic...More

Thank Fábio S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst food ever plus we felt sick after leaving the place... Above all the staff is ignoring, unprofessional and very rude! Avoid at all cost!!

Thank Luka I
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Three of us went dinner. We picked three different dishes to share. We were all in agreement that the food was very good. We also had the Ethiopian red wine which was perfectly fine. It was a really great experience in a nice atmosphere.

Thank EastPier
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Extremely laid back place near to the city centre. There were 6 of us and we tried a lot of dishes from the menu. Everything is super savory and delicious. The food is very aromatic and you can choose from an array of meat, fish...More

Thank Nalini R
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Stumbled across this place on the way back to our hotel, and can confidently say we were not disappointed at all!! Having never eaten Ethiopian food before did not know what to expect....so we ordered the mixed meat dish along with a fish main as...More

Thank VandM16
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Not a child friendly place. We had to leave, as the waiter ignored us pointedly and complained that our 1.5 year old did not stay in her seat. Better Ethiopian restaurants with real ethiopian hospitality are not far from Abyssinia.

Thank pabloneco
Reviewed October 1, 2016

this restaurant is truly the worst. Horrible service and tasteless food. The night we were there they were completely understaffed which resulted in me trying to get the waiters attention for 15 minutes. When he came i was apparently just looking at my phone so...More

Thank balimamma
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I am a big fan of eating with your hands, so the place was perfect for me. The staff is very very friendly, which is a rarity in Amsterdam, service is quick and the atmosphere deserves 100 out of 5 points! I would avoid the...More

Thank Marina N
Reviewed September 20, 2016

When you walk in the smell of warm spiced fill your lungs. There's traditional art work and decor. The lighting is dark and calming. The food is delicious! We're vegan and they have a few delicious dishes to choose from! It is served in traditional...More

Thank LaceyMM1017
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We were here a few years ago and had a nice experience with friends. At that time we just asked them to make a big plate with all kind of selections. We always planned to go back there but never got around to it, until...More

1  Thank john m m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jan Pieter Heijestraat 190, 1054 MN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 683 0792
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