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Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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$10 - $30
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African, Ethiopian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a cultural fun night out with enthusiastic guests and performers. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. It’s definitely a must stop if you’re in the city !

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank zsuki
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Traditional food and exceptional music, singing and dances. The best of the four shows that we were taken to in Ethiopia. Very reasonable price too.

Date of visit: February 2020
1  Thank Silascum
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Close to the airport, we managed to do our early checking and still have one hour in this place enjoying a local beer. The level of musicians and dancers was quite good. We did not tried the food due to lack of time, but there...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank JMCN_180
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely wonderful and mesmerizing experience! The performers seemed to go on all night. They outlasted me!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank ldjonsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A true taste of Ethiopian food. We were taken here for lunch by our guide. What a treat!!! From the moment you walk in, the decor and seating make you feel like you have arrived in Ethiopia. The staff are very friendly and know how...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank emwing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They are well equipped to serve large groups, our group was 8 and a group of 30 arrived. Food was still fast and good, same for music ( a little loud for dinner conversation)

Date of visit: February 2020
1  Thank markm642019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love our culture and in Yod Abyssinia, it is presented in the best quality. From the design of the place to the staff service and most of all, the performances. I cannot stop replaying videos that I recorded of the performers. I truly fell...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank mikalassefaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place that local Ethiopians come to, but foreigners love for the authenticity. The entertainment was great and the food is good also, and come in large servings! Also worthwhile booking in advance as it got very busy!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had good entertainment here. Great dancers! Food was good. Tried their Tej traditional beer. Tasted good for me as I like honey but my wife couldn’t stand it as she doesn’t like honey. I took a liter but regretted it as my stomach was messed...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank ckiarie2002ke
Reviewed January 16, 2020

The best place to be throughly entertained by cultural dances, great traditional food, amazing decor and an ambience that you'll keep dreaming about. The decor poor genius, giant traditional musical instruments and traditional leather paintings.

Date of visit: November 2019
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lbridges001
June 8, 2019|
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Response from WalesSteve | Reviewed this property |
By the time you arrive it would be at least after 11pm so I would suggest don't go that late as the entertainment is winding down and may have ended. Local currency would be best but the place will take cards and dollars... More
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Mncedisi M
January 17, 2018|
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Response from YaredD22 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Mncedisi, from year to year there may be small changes but it will be safe if you prepare for 350 to 400 birr which in today's exchange rate equals around 14 USD. Have a nice time in Addis!
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RJtraveler22
September 17, 2016|
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Response from waleed2k | Reviewed this property |
The show starts @ 19:00 as per their staff.
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