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Laliberla Ethiopian Restaurant

Eerste Helmersstraat 249 | 1054 DX Amsterdam, 1054 DX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 683 8332
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Eerste Helmersstraat 249 | 1054 DX Amsterdam, 1054 DX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great no-nonsense place. Simple tables and chairs, you eat with your hands, but the food is oh so good! Most of the dishes are served in pancakes that are used to scoop up the food that is spread out over the pancakes. The lamb is...More

Thank Tve2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not many people may know this restaurant and I recommend a visit. It is a simple restaurant, not pretentious at all, nice genuine Ethiopian food at a very affordable price. Very nice staff and good service. Everyone should try it !

Thank AlexTedje2017
Reviewed July 17, 2017

We really wanted Ethiopian food, but it was getting late and we didn't feel up to a whole restaurant experience. Saw on Lalibela's website that they are open until 11pm and offer takeaway ("afhalen mogelijk!") and called to order a vegan assortment for 4 people....More

Thank 8euqu
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend visited this restaurant without any real expectations, but were blown away by the reception and great interior. The fact that you get to eat with your hands was a huge plus in my book, as that's ratjer uncommon in western society....More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed June 18, 2017

It was a warm 80F day in Amsterdam when we walked in. Busy with a large group and only one server. Almost left but additional servers arrived. Glad we had previous experience with Ethiopian food because don't know if it would have been explained to...More

Thank SFBzoo
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

We came in on a hot day at the start of dinner, they had just opened. Initially we were wondering if we had picked the right place, but once the drinks and food came out...it was all very good. You order your dish (there was...More

Thank MalcfromKent
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Came here on our first evening in Amsterdam. Service was a little slow, but to be expected in a family-run establishment! The food was delicious, albeit not as spicy as the Ethiopian food I have had in general. The coconut flavoured beer was a bit...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Great quantity, good price and axcellent quality. Plus the fun of eating with your hands! and drinking beer from a fruit shell.

Thank Giacomo P
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

I visited Laliberla years ago and was happy to see restaurant remains a small cosy establishment. It has traditional Ethiopian decor and some photos on the walls. The staff were friendly and managed to maintain a good pace of service despite a busy restaurant. The...More

Thank DNOD111
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

This is literally THE BEST Ethiopian restaurant you could possibly try!!! The decor is authentic. The menu has a wide tasty vegetarian choice (I have tried everything in their menu). The food is nice and filling and inexpensive! The waitress is such a sweetheart!

Thank Shanti A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eerste Helmersstraat 249 | 1054 DX Amsterdam, 1054 DX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 683 8332
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