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Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant

Eerste Helmersstraat 249 | 1054 DX Amsterdam, 1054 DX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 683 8332
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 8 min
5:00 pm - 10:15 pmAll hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Eerste Helmersstraat 249 | 1054 DX Amsterdam, 1054 DX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The Food is just amazing. i am serious... go there, eat there, then you can die in peace. the atmosphere is as far as i can tell pretty authentic. The staff was also very friendly and nice.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Big pancake with little heaps of foodstuffs placed across the surface, one eats with a little strip of dough. Everything super tasty. Spinach is out of this world. We were recommended to take a mix of dishes, which we did, along with the chicken in...More

Thank Rutgerek
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had a decent meal with several dishes combined on a plate but the presentation was askew and it felt that something was missing. The food was acceptable, not bland, but neither inspirational. The coffee was excellent and served with incense.

Thank Vlad J
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Went with friends from London and all of us absolutely enjoyed this place. As been first time in Ethiopian restaurant we ordered Deblek, which is a combination of several original Ethiopian meat and vegetable dishes,for four people. All food we got was absolutely delicious and...More

Thank Jirka V
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I am a regular customer, been coming here for the past 10 years, basically since I moved to Amsterdam and it never failed me. The staff is lovely, very kind, smiley and attentive. The food is literally the best! First class! Decor and atmosphere are...More

Thank Shanti A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great no-nonsense place. Simple tables and chairs, you eat with your hands, but the food is oh so good! Most of the dishes are served in pancakes that are used to scoop up the food that is spread out over the pancakes. The lamb is...More

Thank Tve2012
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Not many people may know this restaurant and I recommend a visit. It is a simple restaurant, not pretentious at all, nice genuine Ethiopian food at a very affordable price. Very nice staff and good service. Everyone should try it !

Thank AlexTedje2017
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We really wanted Ethiopian food, but it was getting late and we didn't feel up to a whole restaurant experience. Saw on Lalibela's website that they are open until 11pm and offer takeaway ("afhalen mogelijk!") and called to order a vegan assortment for 4 people....More

Thank 8euqu
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend visited this restaurant without any real expectations, but were blown away by the reception and great interior. The fact that you get to eat with your hands was a huge plus in my book, as that's ratjer uncommon in western society....More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It was a warm 80F day in Amsterdam when we walked in. Busy with a large group and only one server. Almost left but additional servers arrived. Glad we had previous experience with Ethiopian food because don't know if it would have been explained to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eerste Helmersstraat 249 | 1054 DX Amsterdam, 1054 DX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 683 8332
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