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Gusto Restaurant

Tracon Tower, Third Floor, Churchill Road | Sengatera, Addis Ababa 23322, Ethiopia
+251 93 449 7861
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Tracon Tower, Third Floor, Churchill Road | Sengatera, Addis Ababa 23322, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good: Fantastic food when head chef is around Sunday Brunch -- good selection, not too expensive, sensible infant/small child policy Good service Not so good: Underwhelming food when head chef isn't there Expensive, except for pastas which are priced to match Lime Tree's next door...More

Thank sepmem
Elias s, Owner at Gusto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sepmem, thank you very much for taking the time to wright a review. Most probably your experience refer to a different Restaurant and not to Gusto Ristorante, Churchill Road, Tracon Tower. In fact, Gusto Ristorante do not provide any Sunday Branch and we are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited gusto based on the high rating received and the recommendation that the steak was the best in town. The steak was sooooo tough and full of grizzle and smelt old. My friend could not eat his. Service was nice but wines overpriced.More

Thank davidevil
Elias s, Owner at Gusto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Davidevil, thank you very much for visiting Gusto Ristorante. We are very sorry to hear that your experience in our Restaurant was not like you where expecting. Yes is true that we are very popular for our Steak, from Costata di Manzo to Tomahawk...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been visit this restaurant several times but only during lunch time. Food is Italien and is good but plan it can take some time.

Thank Stig M
Reviewed May 1, 2018

First, the room is big and clean table clothes with courteous and friendly staff will greet you. Food is great and tasty. You can enjoy the evening with relaxing atmosphere. Only thing is the price is not cheap as compared to other places in Addis...More

Thank Kuhn H
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

A really cool,modern, fresh feeling Italian restaurant. Really big inside and very professional. The food was good but what made the difference was the cool vibe. Can't fault the service too.

Thank Wilde_Thingy
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

In fairness, the staff in this place try really hard. Otherwise I would give them one star. The first wine ordered was obviously corked- Italian. We went w an Ethiopian, not corked, but not good. The starters and mains were sub-standard. Particular shoutout to their...More

Thank f200918
Elias s, General Manager at Gusto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Dear f200918, thank you very much for your feed back. As per our culture in Gusto Ristorante, we always strive to get the best quality of prime food and ingredients for all our Dishes. We have red your comments and we have taken as constrictive...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

Setting little austere but food worth trip. Sunday night is pasta night with 6 pastas and 6 sauzes. They bring sampling plates to table so everyone gets to taste all. Pasta comes as long as you are hungry. Owner is delightful and clearly Italian.

Thank James W
Elias s, General Manager at Gusto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Dear James, thank you very much for your visit at Gusto. We are very proud of our Pasta Festival, serve every Sunday all day. P.S. Thanks for the "delightful" compliment, yes I'm Italian from Torino and I'm the Restaurant Director not the owner. Alberto Cascio

Reviewed April 27, 2018

The food is quite good, the service also. It's however very expensive and the panna cotta tastes horribly.

Thank turcaudmatthias
Reviewed April 24, 2018

This restaurant has an excellent, filling, healthy and well-priced anti-pesto/salad bar. This is a great option for a cheaper dinner out paired with a glass of wine. I also like the nice view of downtown Addis from the patio + the excellent service of the...More

Thank Gobez M
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

I have been eating in Gusto’s for quite some time now, so far the branch is good price and great one lunch and dinner mostly overpriced. Service is good, location is great as well. I will recommend this place mostly for branch.

Thank Nibby-Travels
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August 27, 2017|
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Response from Samer S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just read your message As mentioned before, I saw them doing birthday greeting while we were dining
Netsanet A
June 18, 2017|
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Response from EDR68 | Reviewed this property |
It is one of the most expensive restaurants in Addis, but still pretty affordable for the regular expat.
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Emaduvwe E | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Could we get a clear elaboration of your concerns?
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$5 - $101
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tracon Tower, Third Floor, Churchill Road | Sengatera, Addis Ababa 23322, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 93 449 7861
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