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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Nairobi, Kenya
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went there for family dinner. Ordered the fried meat with the bibir sauce and without, chickpeas and chicken with birbir. We enjoyed all meals. A dish costs around 800kes to 1000 kes. The service was really bad, they ignored us for a while before attending to us. We sat inside, it was nice and we were alone in the room.... More 

1 Thank Meidimi S
New York
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Delicious, authentic and affordable food in a nice garden setting. Friendly service and overall pleasant experience. The portions are large, so great for sharing

1 Thank runi R
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2015

Tasty food in beautiful garden location, with fun open fire pits. A god place to go with a group, and really inexpesive for what you're getting

2 Thank Danielle D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food. Good ambiance. Friendly and fast service. Good value for money. A lot to be desired in management and staff relationship.

2 Thank Alemayehu D
Shanghai Region, China
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339 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

I have never eaten Ethiopian food before so I asked the waiter named Nuk how to eat the mixed dish I had. The food was delicious in generous portion. I could not finish everything. The coffee was excellent. Ethiopian coffee made me look at coffee in a different way! The staff Alem who had the task of preparing coffee was... More 

1 Thank wandering_dive_geek
Tarpon Springs, Fl
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

We went with a large group for dinner on recommendation from a friend. I'd been to Abyssinia twice previously but we decided to try Habesha. The food was pretty good. The service was ok. The grounds surrounding the outside seating area were divine. Many different types of flowers. It was quite lovely. Definitely recommended to stop in for some good... More 

1 Thank MeredithandJoe
Nairobi, Kenya
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2014

for the days that you want to eat something different, the food was very good, i reccomend that you preserve your tummy for a visit so that your taste buds fully appreciate the cuisine

1 Thank violet m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovely outside dining with fire pits and twinkly lights! Attentive service and delicious unusual food! Loved the huge fermented rice pancakes!

1 Thank ECWHampshire
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2014

Enjoyed the fantastic ambiance having dinner in semi-cold weather...The variety of dishes are amazing, great taste....

1 Thank sarahsurban
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014

Habesha is one of the Ethiopian cuisine restaurants in Nairobi. It is set in nice environment in shades of small trees and big Jacarandas. My Saturday afternoons are something that I am waiting for - any time I can - to visit Habesha again. Services is very good and fast. Personnel is helpful, and always ready to advise what you... More 

2 Thank Dragan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: 254203755418

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