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“Good Food & Ambience”

Castelli Restaurant
Ranked #19 of 288 Restaurants in Addis Ababa
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed January 24, 2013

The food as well as the ambience are great..... The Reception can be better in handling visiting customers.... You book in advance and when you arrive at your scheduled time... you are held waiting for 15-20 minutes.... The reception makes you feel you are not welcome...

Thank BKawash
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

This restaurant is living on its past great reputation. During the days of the Derg is was "the place" to go but now the tables are far too close, the anti pasta is really far too expensive and the greeting which was once very friendly has disappeared !! Don't think I will be goping back as there are better Italian restaurants available in Addis.

Thank BaileySuffolk
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

Had not been to Castelli's in two years and quite a few of the staff recognized us and treated us like long lost friends. Had an excellent dinner. There were 8 of us and a very, very dear friend treated us all to dinner. We started with the antipasti - the fresh salads, beans, cheese, grilled zucchini and eggplant and cabbage. We had a plate of the excellent rare roast beef, salami and prosciutto.
We then ordered several of our favourites to share - linguine with truffle, tagliatelle with gorgonzola cheese and spagetti with squid ink. It was more than enough. Some of us had the famous grappa to finish. Best meal in the entire week we were there. Thank you Senor Carletto.

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Thank WellTraveledEthiopia
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Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Excellent roast lamb
average Ethiopian taste lasagna
Average dessert
Searing uncomfortable as they were too close to each other. People eating at other tables had to move if you needed to pass

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Thank Globetrotter293
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

We had a complete dinner for 4 of pasta, salad, bread, and tiramisu at this restaurant for about $15. This was the only place in Ethiopia where we had dessert at a restaurant that was delicious. I'm guessing the chef is an authentic Italian.

Thank Laura W
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