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“A `Must`!”

Lake Shore Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Bahar Dar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Right on the shore of Lake Tana,From the back side of Amhara national regional state bureau,In front of Amhara Development association,next to Zagol Recreational place.
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The view over the lake is great and due to the wind every afternoon a great temperature. Good service and good food !
Sunday afternoon very busy!

Thank richard_fenger
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

We were 6 friends, 3 couples from Norway, who visited Lake Shore Restaurant in early July for lunch before we set off to Tis Abay (Blue Nile Falls). We asked for outside table in the nice sunshine but all of a sudden it was obvious that rain was on its way. The friendly staff quickly made a table ready for us inside instead. We asked what they would recommend for lunch and they came up with a dish based on a local Lake Tana fish. Most of us chose that dish and we certainly did not regret, we enjoyed the food - it was really good and tasty. In addition we had a great view of Lake Tane just before us. Lake Shore Restaurant was a very nice place for our lunch.

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Thank Bjorn44
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

I travelled here with a group of friends as part of a larger trip around Ethiopia.
Having come from the south where tourism has not blossomed being in Bahar Dah was a pleasant surprise. We went to this restaurant on recommendation of a guide book and were very satisfied.
We did venture to the restaurant initially for its claim to live music, only to find that there was none on.
As there were 7 of us they were quick to accommodate a table down by the waters edge and provide us with drinks and menus.
While (like most places in Africa) the full menu wasn't available the manager came down to greet us and to recommend us the flaming fish which was the specialty of the day.
60% of us ordered this dish and it was the most delicious fish and meal that I had tasted in Ethiopia. The presentation was fresh, with the fish cooking its final stages in front of you.
The prices were a little higher than normal but the location warrants slightly higher prices. (most of the restaurants at resorts on the water charge very similar prices). It was a very relaxing evening.
A number of us were so impressed that we went back 3 nights later, but to our disappointment the flaming fish was not available. Having said that my secondary meal was just as good.
The restaurant was a little tricky to find in the evening, but with a map and some persistence there are a few signs to guide you in the right direction.

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Thank CestLeVie
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Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

The restaurant is located in beautiful setting by lake Tana. Food is probably the best in town. Grilled fish and chicken are my favorites. Try it, you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Farzad_60
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

Good place for dinner in Bahir Dar. Had a great meal sitting outside at the lakeside. The waitress was one of the friendliest we'd encountered in Ethiopia, we felt like we were at her home.

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Thank Menno V
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