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Garden Paradise Restaurant & Bar

Adams Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Pushkin Square, Sar Bet, Old Airport Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 16, 2017
“Very Good”
Jun 15, 2017
“Casual place, good food, attentive service”
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African, International, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
Adams Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Pushkin Square, Sar Bet, Old Airport Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

The view is stunning and the food is decent. I am fond of the veggie pasta options and they do have a good mix of traditional and other foods. The staff is great as well. It's not my number one choice, but it's always a...More

Thank HJE7
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We stopped at the Garden Paradise for a lunch recently and really liked the vibe of the place. Open and airy, great windows and views. There is some outdoor seating which we'll try on a nicer day. We both chose off the Caribbean Chicken menu...More

Thank africanaddict
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Excellent spot in the top of Adams Pavilion. The more casual Bar area is very nice with a working fountain and has excellent burgers and grilled chicken. The restaurant inside is nicely appointed and has a great mix of food. Both areas provide beautiful views...More

Thank Steve-Katie B
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Good food with a nice view of the area surrounding old airport. Service is quick and food is usually quite good.

Thank Sean K
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The restaurant is known for grilled chicken and for the Sylvester Party. The service and the food are good. There is a garden style restaurant and if you like it more comfort than you can choose also a restaurant inside the Garden restaurant. In the...More

Thank 77r_digerp
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by a friend . So we tired it out. The food is okay. Nothing really special. If you are not sure omabout trting out the traditional food, they have a variety of food to try out. Non Ethiopian. The place is big...More

Thank Joan A
Reviewed January 23, 2016

anything off the grill is fantastic. i love their beef kebabs and their burgers and such rival some of the other well known burger joints around town. some of my favorite fries for sure. their chikina tibs are fantastic!

Thank Drew Y
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We ordered the chicken kebab with potato salad and coleslaw, and the half chicken with a green salad. Apparently the half chicken didn't have a wing, as per the waiter, so my friend ordered the sizzle steak...medium rare. The steak come thoroughly cooked. My coleslaw...More

Thank Ora K
Reviewed September 18, 2015

I visited garden paradise for dinner twice during a stay in Addis, the food was good, tried the bbq chicken and it was well done, they do tend to overcook and brown their fries, not sure if this is a style. The lamb tibs are...More

Thank Yri254
Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

I visited paradise garden during my stay in addis, the food was really good and not expensive around 100birr = 5$, the beer is 23 birr= 1.15$ the waitresses are very nice and helpful. I really advise anyone going to addis to stop by and...More

Thank senda b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adams Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Pushkin Square, Sar Bet, Old Airport Area, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
This is a popular restaurant among locals and expat residents, if one wishes to be a traveler and not a tourist
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