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Cafe Lalibela

91 Irving St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
91 Irving St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria, Australia
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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 20 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 10 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 29 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 22 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 29 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
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We had a very warm welcome into this simple,clean and unpretentious cafe. The food was really authentic to its origin and it was surprising to find 3 Ethiopian beers and a red wine, which suited the spicy blends in the five dishes we chose. We...More

Thank CriticSydney
Reviewed 16 March 2016

nice casual clean, short menu, need more living music of Ethiopia, more variety of Ethiopian food, nice casual clean, short menu, need more living music of Ethiopia, more variety of Ethiopian food,

Thank ashraf s
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We have been going here for many years. There are a lot of Ethiopian Restaurants in this area, but I find Lalibela simple, but very enjoyable. So cheap and the owner recognizes and acknowledges me every time. If you haven't tried then it's a must...More

Thank Vicki R
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Nearby Attractions
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.53 km away
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.90 km away
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1.31 km away
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1.50 km away
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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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, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maribyrnong  >  Footscray
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