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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
African, Ethiopian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate here before a flight, so asked them to speed up service, which they did very competently. Staff very friendly, food was authentic and tasty.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Martin L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow. My friend warned me that Habesha was meant for a group, not an individual diner. I didn't pay him much attention, and was served a large platter of deliciousness for my foolhardiness. I'd read that someone's driver previously had a hard time finding Habesha...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hapalogue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch with my wife. Our uber has some troubles finding it, as the place is indeed behind a gaurded gate, but that is understandable after recent developments in Nairobi. The place is popular with affluent locals and all sorts of foreigners. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 730michalk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed dinner together at this Ethiopian restaurant in Nairobi. I was with friends who live in Nairobi so they ordered all of the dishes and I just got to sample and savor the yummy food! The atmosphere was so lovely- outdoors under palm trees...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank susan c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh, tasty Ethiopian food , liked it so much, I tried mix menu- more than enough for 2. I liked interior and their concept. Safe place with sufficient parking. Very reasonable prices. I will definitely go there again. Thank you

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MTolik
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we have guests and they want to try something different we take them to Habesha. So I probably visit it every three-four months. I appreciate that this place is unassuming, I love eating injera with hands and enjoy seeing owners’ honest smile. I consider...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NorthernP79
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

We went there thanks to TripAdvisor! The place is after some security gates, they will open for you once you are there. We ordered the mixed dish, chicken and lamb, clearly too much for 2 people, however the waiter didn’t suggest that... Regarding the food,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank damianmadrid
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Great atmosphere and staff. Very friendly. My wife was excited when we where greeted by someone speaking ahamaric. She had been craving good coffee and wasn’t disappointed. The food was great and staff friendly. Be careful we both felt a little sick the next day...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Shannon D
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I went here as part of a group of 17. We had booked a table for 12, but more decided to go at the last minute. I’m not sure if that’s why we ended up with two octagon tables with a square one in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ImeldaMario
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

It's a Ethiopian style restaurant and access through a gate on the road it was an awesome atmosphere and food was delicious

Date of visit: June 2018
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March 29, 2015|
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Response from habeshaeth |
Ethiopian food is vary teisty and spice wel coke like doro wot kitffo shero is our excelent food is diffrent
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