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“Excellent, authentic food.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fenan Klein Afrika

Fenan Klein Afrika
Ranked #1,067 of 3,380 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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136 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Excellent, authentic food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

After visiting Ethiopia I can now say that in one of my favourite restaurants in Amsterdam, one gets fabulous, genuine Ethiopian cuisine at a very sharp price. The atmosphere is good, the Eritrean owner very friendly, and the banana beer, served in a wooden cup, is chilled down to the right temperature. Highly recommended!!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“If you want real ethiopian food, that's it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Simply amazing food! When we go we never order from the menu, we just tell the chef\owner to bring whatever he wants and it has never been a disappointment. The price is super reasonable. We have never paid more than 15E per person including drinks. The ambiance is very exotic, super casual. If you are in town and if you like Ethiopian food, this place is a must.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank welsh80
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great East Africa food !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Me and my family had a special meal in this little but special cousine restaurant !
A real test of 'ngera with all kind of spicy meat and vegetable food.
With the smile of the waiters and the special test from the kitchen we had a wonderful test of our favorite dishes!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank P_Brunny
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“African in Amsterdam? This is THE place!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

If you a person that likes to try different food in life, this is a nice place to be. One thing: you need to be able to eat with hands!
They have really nice things, the service is fantastic, the price is quite good and the best is that you can eat quite late also (that in Amsterdam is BIG difference!). You can arrive at 22.00 and they are going to serve food without any problem.
I went there many times and always the owner (who is from Eritrea) is with a big smile offering and explaining the things that they have.
Recomendation: try the honey wine, the banana o mango beer combined with the Menu with different options with meat or vegetables. The one with pumpkin is great!
If you don´t like spicy food, try lo let them know because also the "soft" is quite spicy.
Is nice to go with friends also.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank andykdv
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best Ethiopian in Amsterdam - and biological as well!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Very tasty biological food, incredibly good value for money, great atmosphere, complemented with a most hospitable host called Jimmy (well this is his Western name; he has an Ethiopian name as well which I have forgotten...) The only Ethiopian in Amsterdam - and probably the rest of the Netherlands if not Europe - with guaranteed no gluten in any of its foods, as Jimmy uses 100% real tef for his 'endjera' (sour pancakes with which one eats Ethiopian food), a crop with no gluten in it that is only grown in Ethiopia. Other restaurants use flour that is more readibly available and much cheaper on the European market. But Jimmy is a perfectionist, and that makes all the difference!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Annemarieke_F
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