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Cafe lalibela
Ranked #24 of 150 Restaurants in Footscray
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Victoria, Australia
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“We love this place”
Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have been going here for years. The food is fantastic and quite cheap. Service is with a friendly smile. Our favourite Ethiopian restaurant ever!

Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Vicki R
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Exquisite cuisine, great Ethiopian food. ”
Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

Owner is accommodating and friendly. Food is great with various spices mixed with it. Recommends Kitfu and Tibs. I keep coming back to this place to have a feed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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84 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“My favourite Melbourne eat!”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

This place is amazing! Been going here for about three years, and it is consistently delicious and enjoyable. Great atmosphere, great value, incredibly friendly service and amazing Ethiopian food that will make your night. Try the tibs and the misir wot. While you're at it, grab a St. George beer, imported directly from Ethiopia. Have never been disappointed here, and we'll keep going back, time and time again.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Jesse D
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QLD
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Friendly, accommodating & worth a visit”
Reviewed November 23, 2012 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal at this Ethiopian restaurant. Owner extremely friendly & accommodated our requests. Traditional cuisine, lovely fit out & very clean. We would return next visit.

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1 Thank QldKell
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Mallacoota Victoria Australia
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Outstanding Traditional Ethiopian.”
Reviewed June 10, 2012 via mobile

Smoke filled atmosphere, communal eating, traditional food, hand roasted coffee, laughter, cheap, and relaxed. It took me back to my traveling days in Africa unlike any other restaurant I've been to in Melbourne. If you have never tried dining here, you are missing out. Try the traditional malt drink, and the raw meat dish. Outstanding.

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