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Habesha

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Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 3755418
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I love this place. I have to stop myself from going every single weekend. I can't have enough of Injera. The atmosphere is very friendly, the service is very quick and the food is great value for money. I love that the coffee comes with popcorn 😊.

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2 Thank Monique K
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This was my first taste of Ethiopian food and I had no idea what to expect. My daughter loves the restaurant and booked a table near the open fire which added a magical touch to the evening. We ordered a Mixed Dish which is a huge pancake (injera) with an assortment of meat and vegetable sauces/stews arranged on top...great for... More 

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1 Thank Laura B
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Being raised with Ethiopian neighbors i always like their cuisines.well the food is good the stuffs are friendly and the service is amazing however the lady at the black tea place is always pushing you to finish your tea fast its annoying.

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Thank qudrahnizar
Kenya
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I like food in habesha it is so amazing the spice in the souce variety food the brown injera the coffee it is so traditional the people in the restaurant am telling uso fabulousl

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Thank Yodit17
Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went to Habesha with a group of friends. We had a lovely waiter, so no complaints about service. What I expected was a bit more authentic environment and food, but it was just Ok. They had only 2 fish dishes, which only one was African - tilapia! Are you guys serious, I can eat Tilapia on the road here.... More 

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1 Thank Viktorija_SWE
Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

My visit was short but interesting as an attempt of diversifying my cultural knowledge. I loved the outdoor sitting among green and clean vegetation. The 'ubani' at the table was not welcoming for me because of my sensitivity to smoke. The gift shop with the Ethiopian fabric was good and I definitely plan a go back to get some of... More 

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Thank Wangari M
Kisumu, Kenya
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Habesha is a family favorite (Despite the fact that my kids started out looking at me like 'you're kidding, right? Now they cant get enough, especially of the beets and the shiro.) The food is consistent and tasty, the prices are very fair. They have Ambo, which is a favorite spring water from Ethiopia (though usu not the Ethiopian beer...)... More 

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Thank EAZG
Nairobi, Kenya
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128 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Habesha is a great Ethiopian restaurant with ample parking and garden sitting. The food is good and is great for sharing a month friends and family.

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Thank Lucy A
Washington, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with several business associates. Enjoyed the food and the laid back atmosphere. Service was good, and the prices were very reasonable. Best Ethiopian food I have had outside Ethiopia!

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Thank Ari R
Nairobi, Kenya
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

my first Ethiopian food experience... was very tasty, however the next few days I was suffering from intense food poisoning. I would return, but haven't brought myself to do so just yet!

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Thank Christoph S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argwings Kodhek Road near Elgeyo Mrakwet junction, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 20 3755418

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