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Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 111 1781
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

By far the best & strongest black coffe I've ever had. The authentic place having your coffe among the locals adds more pleasure to your experience. If you are a coffe lover, this is a MUST go ! You can buy your own coffe there as well of course.

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Bucharest
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A small coffee shop with no seating (I was in Tomoka place in Piazza). I ordered a macchiato (the Ethiopian macchiato is quite different from macchiato served across Europe) and it was one of the best cups of coffee I had.

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2 Thank Miha2000
Johannesburg, South Africa
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114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Ethiopia is the land of coffee so who am I to argue lol We had a Tomoca coffee shop in the hotel so had to try a few and take some home. If you like the strong dark stuff go for it

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1 Thank bazzer1911
Galway
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

If you're a coffee lover - this is not to be missed. Excellent coffee! Really authentic coffee shop and you can buy the coffee to bring home too.

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1 Thank John S
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great coffee experience. However, I would have loved if they had more options, pastry and also comfortable seats to be able to read/work from there.

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Thank AbiyAlazar
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you want to make your day with the best coffee in town, Tomoca is the place you should visit. I am a regular visitor to the coffee house and I always get my preferred flavor...

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Thank alemayehuademe
cape town
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103 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Authentic old coffee bar. Pay at the counter as you enter and give your chit to the barista at the back - can get all coffee variations but suggest black - strong rich and creamy - packs a caffeine punch and is delicious. It's standing at counters and if you need a snack there's croissants. Also bags of beans for... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I read in several pages that Tomoca was a place not to miss when in Ethiopia. Luckily we had a local to take us around Addis and our last stop was at Tomoca Coffee. I am a coffee drinker and I can say that here is where they serve the best coffee I've ever had. They have different types of... More 

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Thank CarolGarbelotto
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The original Tomoca in Piazza is an amazing, old-fashioned coffee shop where you can buy coffee by the kg or just drink a cup of freshly-brewd Ethiopian coffee with older men discussing the news. A lot of character!

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1 Thank PaatiMaa
Kampala, Uganda
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

There are many great places to have coffee in Addis, but Tomoca is one of my favorites when it comes to more modern coffee joints. It's not as westernized as Kaldis but maintains a nice mix of Ethiopian and western coffee traditions. Not a big place but there is room both to sit and stand. If you're serious about coffee... More 

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    Service
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 111 1781

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