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Mana Chita

Shop 5 44 Moonee St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6699 2559
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“injera” (23 reviews)
“goat” (25 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shop 5 44 Moonee St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this lovely Ethiopian restaurant in Coffs and were delighted with both the tasty meals on offer and the delightful staff. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mamamia8780
Tigist T, Manager at Mana Chita, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for that - we hope to see you again!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We dined at Mana Chita on our trip up the coast and we are so thankful we did. It was so different to the usual dining offers and we weren't too sure what to expect. I couldn't remember what we had off the menu but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Mikayla R
Tigist T, Manager at Mana Chita, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you so much Mikayla, we're glad you weren't disappointed. See you next time!

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Great food and wonderful service at this great little restaurant, we thoroughly enjoyed it! We had the seven course platter and loved the flavours!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 617janep
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We were so incredibly happy with the whole experience of our first engagement with Ethiopian food and culture here at Mana Chita while visiting Coffs on a business trip. After a huge day of travelling, we decided to have dinner here. The staff are so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jazmyn S
Tigist T, Manager at Mana Chita, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you so much for the feedback. Yes we do give a lot of attention to complimentary flavours - thanks for noticing :) I hope you can come and visit us again soon. I'll be happy to share recipes with you

Reviewed October 25, 2018

Our 1st experience with Ethiopian food and unfortunately not a hit with most of our party. One of our party is vegetarian and had the Beyenet, a platter with 4 dishes served with injera (a type of thick crepe) and cheese and found it all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kim j
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Amazingly delicious home-style Ethiopian food guaranteed to satisfy anyone with a taste for unique meals. Warned that "the chilli is hot", I found it to be THE BEST CHILLI I've ever eaten! Delicately flavoursome, NOT cruelly hot by any definition, served in tiny side dishes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Bazzio O
Tigist T, Manager at Mana Chita, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you - glad u enjoyed it. We get different chilies depending on the season and atm they're pretty hot! And yes we do warn people so they won't be too surprised :)

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Coffs overnight on the way to Byron. Was excited to find this place on trip advisor so we gave it a go. Delicious !! We had the platter of meat curries and asked for goat to be included. We byo'd but they are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank dianafromsydney
Tigist T, Manager at Mana Chita, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you so much. It was lovely to have you visit

Reviewed October 6, 2018

The food was superb, loads of flavour and great to have something different in Coffs. Staff were lovely and service was very quick. Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susannah A
Tigist T, Manager at Mana Chita, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thanks for the recommendation Susannah. Our staff try really hard so it's nice to get positive feedback like that

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Not something we get to do everyday, but tonight we tried a new cuisine and thoroughly enjoyed it. Picking the 7 dish sampling plate was a great idea as we got a wide selection of dishes to try. Be aware through the price have increased...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tamara R
Tigist T, Manager at Mana Chita, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed the maberawie. We've asked Tripadvisor to have those old menu photos taken off the listing

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

OMG the food was amazing. We had the goat curry, just beautuful and the vege platter for one. Food 100% service 100% When I come back to Coffs Harbour this is a must

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Lisa R
Tigist T, Manager at Mana Chita, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much. It's great to hear that we're doing the right thing

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Scenic809073
October 21, 2016|
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Response from Tigist T | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry for the late reply we only just received this question. I don't understand. Are you asking why we were closed on the 21st? We closed on the 1st of October for a break and will open again on the 31st of October for... More
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KlarissaT2
November 10, 2015|
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Response from Tigist T | Property representative |
Hi Klarissa, Yes all of our mains are gluten free if you have them with rice, and for a starter option you can have the pumpkin and rice balls. The sauces are gluten free and there are two gluten free desert options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $18
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5 44 Moonee St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Coffs Harbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6699 2559
  • E-mail
Description
Ethiopian Cafe and Restaurant
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