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Fasika Traditional - CLOSED

Flamingo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 22, 2014
Aug 31, 2013
“Brilliant place! Amazing music and energy”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Ethiopian
Flamingo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed February 22, 2014

was in Addis just last week and tried to locate this cultural restaurant which is now closed. Had been before and found it very good. The dancing was incredible and the food good. It would be very helpful if there was a sign in English...More

Thank WellTraveledEthiopia
Reviewed August 31, 2013

We absolutely loved this place! The most vibrant and cozy atmosphere in Addis. The dances and music are fantastic! You will love it, guaranteed!

Thank Lina J
Reviewed June 9, 2012 via mobile

We drove round and round on bumpy dirt roads and eventually after stopping and asking for directions the taxi driver finally found it. Only problem was its closed for renovation.....

2  Thank borat_123
Reviewed April 17, 2012

I visited Fasika many times, especially with tourist friends. It was the restaurant I would take them to to get a bit of authentic Ethiopian food (of a high standard) and experience Ethiopian way of dining - round a wickerwork round table and with your...More

Thank Mel B
Reviewed February 6, 2012

Probable the best of the traditional resturants in town and order the Fasika Special Platter. We enjoy it everytime we go.

1  Thank tunis1addis
Reviewed January 31, 2012

This place is one of the best traditional foods, music and dances restaurants. Excellent food and you will see amazing various ethnic dances and songs of Ethiopia.

Thank amha_z
Reviewed December 30, 2011

Fasika is closed for refurb and shows no sign of reopening so please rem,ove for time being

Thank Addisadvisor
Reviewed August 2, 2009

I was in Ethiopia only a short while, so we went to this place so I could get a taste of the culture of the country, the food, the music and the dancing. It was a fun evening, for sure, but you can find better...More

1  Thank lesjorgie
Reviewed July 28, 2009

I just went with a group of 20, and it was fantastic! Traditional food, music, and dance made the evening incredible! The atmosphere is wonderful!!!

Thank travelingtexan23
Reviewed December 21, 2008

Traditional dancing (got to see the latest rage, the "Shoulder Dance" food was great too. Lots of foreigners mixed with locals. Price was decent; a meal and drinks for 7 came to 800 birr (that included the tip) which equals about $80 USD. Very fancy...More

2  Thank NateLovesEthiopia
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $10
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flamingo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
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