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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251.11.371 4258
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Has machiatto's and good sandwiches. Clean cafe and has good service. Tamoca coffee is better though.

Thank Mary A
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local coffee house that operartes like Starbucks. Like the cheese cake with a nice double makiyato.

Thank emythomson
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend was craving a milkshake so we stopped in at Kaldi's. For coffee I would head to Tomoca, though, and for ice cream, go to Igloo.

Thank kexiaomei
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coffee at the birth place with a founder name Kaldi's is unforgettable take a time to look a place Kaldi's cafe around Addis and test the best coffee ever.

Thank Alex S
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and vibrant atmosphere. Being an ardent coffee lover, I was looking forward to trying Ethiopian macchiato. It certainly did not disappoint and became a daily favorite.

Thank Ben G
Franklin, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Very much like a Starbucks. In an 'Ethiopian' sort of way. Coffee and snacks were good. Even got free yogurt! If you sit in Outside seating you will get harassed by locals begging.

Thank Pat M
Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is just an Ethiopian version of Starbucks. Great coffee,pastry and snacks, very reasonable price and moderate service. Please be aware that there are about 40 of them only in Addis you many not find all of them to be of the same standard.

Thank Yared M
Nairobi, Kenya
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Loved the convenience and quality of coffee! Not to mention the price. Kaldi's might be compared to Starbucks, but it exceeds it in taste, and most definitley cost!

Thank Shawn-Whitney K
Edmonton, Canada
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297 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Kaldi's is a Starbucks clone using excellent Ethiopian coffee. For North American visitors, their comfort level will be very high as it features snacks, different coffees and teas and for those who like a mug of coffee, Café Americano. These are very pleasant refuges from the busy ness of Addis Ababa and can be found throughout the city.

Thank DavidGunn1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Kaldi's Coffee is a place where young crowd meet and business meeting happens..they have an open area which is great during pleasant weather..it is very..very..similar to a popular international coffee chain..but in my opinion coffee is good because they use fresh milk..not the "fresh" milk used by the International coffee chain..the service was great too..

Thank harishkumar83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251.11.371 4258

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?