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Little Ethiopia


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Our favorite Ethiopian food place. Small intimate space. The food is delicious and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

I’m a big fan of Ethiopian food, and always check out these restaurants when possible. This is the only one we tried in CT so can’t compare it to other Ethiopian restaurants in town. In any case, we came back for dinner a second time...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CecilieZ
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

I am from the US and we have a few Ethiopian restaurants but this was by far the most delicious Ethiopian food I have ever tasted. I definitely recommend this restaurant to people who enjoy Ethiopian food or want to try it for the first...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rosh6810
Reviewed June 11, 2018

A lovely place with a lovely atmosphere. This is a tiny restaurant, make a booking first just to be sure you get a seat. We ordered two dishes per couple, and that was plenty. The two dishes were served on a large platter per couple,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We really enjoyed our lunch at Little Ethiopia. Delicious and very unusual. Eating with your hands is ok. Coffee with popcorn was a nice and unexpected treat and our kids loved the popcorn. When we left, the kids received an extra bag of popcorn to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AshbourneFranschhoek
Reviewed May 8, 2018

We lived nearby and while exploring on our first night in Cape Town, chanced upon this hole in the wall. Little did we know that it had rave reviews and was mentioned in many magazines and websites. The place is really super tiny and there...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Betty C
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

The food here is so good we came back 2 days later. Be warned once you eat here you won’t want to go anywhere else in Cape Town. The staff are beautiful and clearly care about the food they give you and if you enjoyed...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank brigittekelleher
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant. Probably seats 15 at most. The owner,Yeshi Mekonnen, provided great food and service despite the fact that she was the only one working because of a taxi strike. We had the Beyeaynetu, a dish consisting of a variety of vegetables...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Markjs12
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Another one not to miss if you like authentic African food. Prepared in the real traditional manner. It's served on a type of flat bread that resembles a large whole meal crepe. You eat it with your fingers, an amazing experience not to be missed!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank johannem644
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We stumbled upon this place after it started raining and didn't want to walk too far for dinner. Glad we did as it was very good. I am not sure how authentic it is, but it felt like the real deal to me. It's a...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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