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Top View Restaurant

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Up the hill from the Megenagna Roundabout, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
627340/50
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Sun set over Addis from Top View resturant is something not to miss when in Addis. This iconic restaurant is as I remember from five years back with decent service and food. Up hill behind the restaurant is Addis' "Beverly Hills" with huge mansions worth a walk or a drive especially if you have company with someone with local knowledge... More 

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Thank Magnus J
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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101 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Its a fantastic place and must visit.We can have very good view from the Top.The food is simply delicious.Italian dishes are highly recomended.Service is excellent.You can see lots of diplomats dining here.The icecreams are great as desert.

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Thank anishavlani
South Bend, Indiana
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

A very pleasant restaurant, with a nice view (increasingly blocked by new construction) with great staff and good food. Primarily Italian, they do offer a variety. Service is subtle, wait is minimal. Even with a large group on hand it was not chaotic. Several families with small kids also enjoying the evening. Overall, a very nice place.

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Legetafo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

You can dine inside or an open air environment over looking the southside of Addis Ababa including the Bole International Airport. Nice and expanded menu with good selection tastefully done food at a reasonable price. Easily accessible on public transport from Megenagna the citiy's transport Hub.

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Thank Kidane W
Orange, France
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Although the view is largely blocked by new buildings, this restaurant is worth a visit in Addis. Reliably good food and service. A popular destination for visiting groups.

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Oslo, Norway
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Top view restaurant has lost its view since we first visited almost six years ago. A rather horrid building has been erected just in front of it. This is unfortunate because the view used to be lovely, especially at sun set. There are remnants of a view now, but it is just not the same. Nevertheless, the restaurant is still... More 

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Clayton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is a nice restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. It used to have a panoramic view of the city but has since been blocked by an ugly government building and an ugly soon-to-be hotel. Too bad, because the attraction of this restaurant was the view. The food was okay. I had the beef; it was cooked well-done and a... More 

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Thank Dale W
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Food was terrible, place was nice. Do not order itallian, they dont have the right ingredients so they wing it. Carbonara was disgusting and inedible.

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Thank SaudiRoy
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This place use to have a great view but unfortunately the new buildings in front of it spoiled it. It is however still nicely located with good terraces and a pleasantly decorated indoor section. A friend and me went for a mid-week dinner and unfortunately it was not very good. We both had tournedos steaks but it was the same... More 

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Thank Sjaak A
Kampala, Uganda
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113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is really a very cozy place and a nice hangout for a few drinks. Food is ok but unfortunately nothing mindblowing... I had what was supposed to be a medium cooked Tournedos... which ended up being three thin slices of beef... not tough but definitely not tender and a bit dry. The cream sauce was ok but the garnish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Up the hill from the Megenagna Roundabout, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: 627340/50

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?