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Cultural Foods

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Testmonials - Page 2


“Abyssinia... (YOD Abyssinia) a wonderful Addis experience...”


A close friend and her lovely sisters treated me to the YOD Abyssinia this summer and it was an experience that will be hard to forget. The food and service were excellent and entertainment even better. I haven't had the opportunity to visit some of the other well rated traditional Ethiopian restaurants in Addis Ababa, but if they are better than YOD Abyssinia they are exceptional!

Pf Cowden, Doha, Qatar


The place will give a real taste of Ethiopia, and you will definitely enjoy it

Liyunet D, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

“Becoming more touristy”

When we first dined at the YOD Abyssinia 6 years ago, we were the only white faces in sight. This was a restaurant with an almost exclusively local clientele. Times have changed, and there are now a lot more visitors dining here. The singing and dancing are great entertainment, and the food is still excellent. The dining room is very crowded.

kimpete8, winnipeg


This is a great night's entertainment with fantastic dancing and singing. The dancers are amazing and there is good audience participation from locals and tourists alike. The food is also excellent. So go for it!

Newz girl, Auckland



The Traditional Dancers are very amazing. No dislikes.

Okafor I, Addis Ababa

“Good food, niche show”

Great performance on stage, good food, perhaps a bit crowded

Trip_lover_1982, Germany

“Take your friends”

Good place to take visitors for unique dancing and local food. Amazing how much it is loved appreciated by all Ethiopians. The lighting and dancing here is better than some of the others.

JMcQuP, Jmcqup

“YOD Restaurant”

The food was so-so, the singing and dancing were great.

Anna T, Los Angeles, California, United States

“The atmosphere is excellent”

All was great, the decor is very nice, the staffs are very friendly, food is excellent and well served the traditional way.

Cesar c, Zhuhai, China

“Always my favorite place in Addis Ababa!!!”

Whenever I visit Addis, this is the must place that I need to visit at least once a week for my best entertainment in Addis!!! 3 hours of cultural show is always excellent with amazing dancers for various tribal music and dance! When I went for their New Year, they even covered music from neighboring countries, which made customers very excited with the variety.
No matter how many times I have visited there, I get always fascinated about the performance, never disappointing. I hope the quality of their performance will be maintained as it is.