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Cafe Lalibela

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91 Irving St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
91 Irving St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Classic Ethiopian food and good coffee to end the meal,very reasonably priced and generous portions.Only thing...It is a cash only place.

Thank Niloy D
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We had a share plate and it was delicious and huge. We couldn't finish it. We quite enjoyed the Ethiopian beer too. The service was excellent. We loved our experience. No knives and forks, you eat with your hands. So authentic.

Thank SallyandDale
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great little place in Foots. Lamb stew and beef stew on the lie famous Ethiopian bread. So much flavour in the meat and so tender. 2 of us full for the price of $32 include a drink each. Not complaining!

Thank Anthony V
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Enjoyed eating here with friends the food was beautiful and the service was terrific the staff are wonderful I highly recommend this place if you enjoy etheopian food the is very tradinoal..

Thank R8118MZmaryp
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I was there for a late lunch. Maybe I was there after 3pm, so i was charged with dinner price instead of lunch one. Even so, it is still comparably cheap (under AU$15). I have been to Ethiopia twice and used to live in Washington...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The food is wonderfully tasty, accompanied by the soft and fluffy injera bread. This is a local restaurant for me and l keep coming back for the great food at very reasonable prices. The owner is welcoming and friendly and l have never had a...More

Thank sski2508
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

5 dishes between 4 of us was way too much. Every dish had its own flavour and it was just incredible.

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I had lunch today and had the lamb Tibs served on Injera. The service was quick as l was the first in. The meal itself was fine perhaps a little strong with the lemon juice. The bread was fresh and the beer cold so overall...More

Thank Nic B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I've never had the urge to travel to Ethiopia for other than the ancient architecture... and now a little more urged following my few visits to this restaurant... A good selection of authentic food... don't come if you are in a rush... this is not...More

Thank mangkurat
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Cafe Lalibela is a real find. The service is always friendly and the food is consistently good. If you haven't tried Ethiopian food before, why not try the Beyenetu - a taster of several different dishes.

Thank 631lorraine
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Irving St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maribyrnong  >  Footscray
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