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Antica Addis

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Off Bole Road, Cape Verde Street past Cherry's Coffee, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Addis Ababa presents a reasonable range of western cuisine restaurants - but typically, at a price. Antica offers a selection of European food - primarily Italian cuisine - at very reasonable prices. There is a number of local dishes also available from the ala carte menu. An adequate wine and beverage list complements the menu. While I am not particularly... More 

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Thank Glen O
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice and cosy restaurant close just off Bole road and do excellent pizza that is cooked in traditional pizza oven visible to the client. One of the most delicious Pizza with crispy base.

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Thank SushilBaguant
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Evening meal on a Monday. Atmosphere was ok. Service very good as always here. Food disappointing especially the over- cooked and soggy vegetables. Pizza seemed ok. Selection of dessert poor - basically chocolate mousse or chocolate mousse and ice-cream. Chocolate mousse very heavy and dense, not especially good. Generally the quality of food served here has declined significantly in recent... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

I went twice during my stay to Antica. The service was very polite. I had the nile perch one day which was very good and served with some potatoes that tasted a bit gingery and were delicious. The second time i had pizza (buffalo chicken pizza) which had chicken that was not particularly buffalo, and too much blue cheese with... More 

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Thank Tal B
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I got pizzas packed from here for my office friends , amazing taste . can't say much about ambience and service . the billing took 15 minutes and they charge extra for sauce and packing material.but overall ok

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Thank AlankarUN
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The food at Antica was really good and the menu is quite diverse. The atmosphere at the restaurant is great as well.

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Thank nazrawit a
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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101 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

The name is attractive for crowd pulling but once u are in it, really you need lots of patience as the waitors take lot of time to attend and after ordering you again need lots of ice on the head as it really takes time.Pizzas are good but appettite might die by the time they serve you.

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Thank anishavlani
San Salvador
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Menu is very diverse, yet the pizzas are the best. The guacamole is a great option for an appetizer. The chicken salad was ok and the pasta salad was literally a plate with half serving of pasta with tomato sauce and the other half with a garden salad. Even thought the "pasta salad" menu description is deceiving, it is a... More 

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Thank martinae94
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Its probably the most pathetic service I have seen in any restaurant in Addis Ababa. Every time I have been there, have waited long just for someone to come and attend. Last time, I went there, walked up to the counter twice and requested to send someone to take order. They very impolitely answered that waiters are few so it... More 

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Thank Pradeep G
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times and despite the food being decent, and sufficient place to sit, it can take up to 30 mins for servers to just come and serve you. Servers have the audacity to tell you it may take a while to bring a few drinks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, African
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Bole Road, Cape Verde Street past Cherry's Coffee, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
Description
It is one of the best pizzerias, bars and restaurants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The food is so delicious and healthy, with art gallery, brick oven pizzas, hot rock barbecue, underground night club, welcoming people.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?