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US$10 - US$30
African, Healthy, Ethiopian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 21, 2021 via mobile

Great place to eat good local food while enjoying a great cultural show. The dancers and music make the atmosphere so enjoyable

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 19, 2021 via mobile

Beautiful Ambiance , nice food . Must visit place to see Ethiopian culture. Must try food - Dorowott shiro wott . Tibs tej (local Wine )

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 13, 2021 via mobile

Good traditionnal food, amazing ethiopian dances from several region of ethiopia. Perfect for group of tourism Good moments

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed September 10, 2020 via mobile

Very amezing stuff delicious food and helpful stuff... as a tour owner and Guide for a fair well party I took may clients/ tourists to this unique restaurant though it has a limited set and crowded the place is so amazing....they have all cultural stuffs...like all kinds of Ethiopian meals, cultural dances and drinks. Ethiopia Gashua tour and travel do this service after a long day trip in the different corners of Ethiopia. I always seek to come I this place with clients especially.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed May 9, 2020 via mobile

Even if it's clearly a place for tourists the food is very good, everybody is friendly and the show was just amazing. You can really tell the dancers ans singers love what they do, we had a joyful evening drinking tej and even danced a...bit.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed April 9, 2020

While in Addis Ababa for a month on business, our Ethiopian host took us to Yod Abyssinia for an evening of traditional Ethiopian food and dancing. It was a relaxing way to close out our time in Addis Ababa.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

The restaurant is just outside the airport, we arrived here one time our flight was cancelled and we had to spend some hours in Addis. You can have a traditional Ethiopian meal (with njira etc.) while watching a traditional dance and music show. It is...very touristic, but still the food is good, the honey liquor, too and the show is interesting. All in all, a good address.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed March 9, 2020

A great experience: geared up for the tourist in reality, but locals told us that the food was authentic. The staff were great, superb hand-washing regimen, fast serving and delicious fare.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

This was recommended by business colleagues for evening entertainment and sampling the local culture - music, dance and food. Superb choice. It may sound a little touristy but excellently delivered. Traditional food was excellent - looked good and tasted wonderful. Lots of great flavours, spices...- meat and veggie dishes. You are encouraged to eat with your hands though cutlery is available. Staff are very attentive, including bringing fresh hot water to the table so that you can wash your hands. Music and dance on stage was very pleasant and made an excellent evening's entertainment. They do look for dance volunteers to join them on stage! Recommend the local red wine - very good.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Was there for lunch with a friend, so didn't witness the evening programme - great food, pleasant service, though rather poor wine selection, however local beers are always a good alternative - might be more exciting in the evening, i suppose - very pleasant, traditional...ambience.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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January 22, 2021|
Response from EthiopiaGashuaTravel |
7:00 is an ideal time to get good sets but the show is normally starts 8 00
February 25, 2020|
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Response from Yassin A | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the kind of ambience you are looking for: - quite, good food - Entertainment (noisy), good food
June 8, 2019|
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Response from WalesSteve | Reviewed this property |
By the time you arrive it would be at least after 11pm so I would suggest don't go that late as the entertainment is winding down and may have ended. Local currency would be best but the place will take cards and dollars... More
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Yod Abyssinia Traditional Food is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5