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Axum

“Recommended, but not worth going”

Ranked #4 of 14 Restaurants in Axum
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by two different Ethiopians - our guide and another, but the food was only average, compared to other Ethiopian food we've had, the service was not great, and the music was so loud we couldn't even talk to each other, or hear our server. We ordered tibs which were fairly good, but also a steak which was terrible and came a half hour after the tibs. We also ordered french fries, which they served us as we were paying the bill, nearly an hour after we had ordered them and they were stone cold.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Thank Kristi N
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

Worth a night out for dinner. We had so much fun watching the show and the Ethiopian food was good. The music is quite loud, so don’t sit in the front row.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank nicolebD4275JL
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Reviewed December 17, 2019

You can always tell that the food will be good if local people use it. We seemed to be among just a handful of foreigners. We ate on the terrace where the furniture is basic but the food was go.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Thank Alexander P
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Reviewed December 16, 2019

A couple of my friends and I came here for lunch yesterday. All was well until we received the receipt to where the waitress told us,
" I made sure we charged you based off of the Ethiopian menu instead of the foreigner menu (two of us were Ethiopian and one person was European)"

This was quite confusing since we all ordered the same thing.They felt justified to up-charge the one white person at the table. This is disgusting given how many tourists around the world go to Axum only to get scammed at this terrible, basic, bland, restauraunt. When we confronted the staff about the secret foreigner menue with competely different prices, the owner replied that,"they use different spices for foreigners"...
Firstly, the food is so bland that I was even questioning if my food had spices at all! I won't recommend this place to anyone. You're all getting scammed.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Thank Dijonay
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Reviewed November 26, 2019 via mobile

A wonderful restaurant with great ambiance and wall decoration. Friendly staff and tasty food. A great time to enjoy your food with a cultural/traditional dance.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Abu_Firas_11
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