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Abesha Ethiopian Restaurant

327 Barkly St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
+61 3 9687 0564
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327 Barkly St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great food with good Ethiopian beer. We had two omnivores and two vegans that shared a platter each, both were beautifully rich and flavoursome. Service was friendly and efficient. Recommend the beef tartare. There was to much to eat with the two orders. Very cheap...More

Thank RandolphCarter1919
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were here for a friends birthday party and there were eleven of us. Some of us like spicy food and some prefer things tasty, but not so hot. Abesha was able to cater to all of us. We had three share platters and several...More

Thank ColinTanya
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Abesha has reputation for serving better than average African food. Ethiopian restaurants have sprung up by the dozen in Footscray it seems. Abesha is one of the better ones. Eat lots of injera bread it will fill you up. Injera bread is like a big,...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Met a friend here for dinner. It was my first time having Ethiopian food and it was so good. We had the vegetarian selection and a raw mince dish (I can't remember the name) both were delicious. I was a bit nervous to try the...More

Thank Sarah2009Ireland
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

My first time having ethiopian food after picking up my boyfriend from work at 10pm on a Sunday night. Didn't expect anything to be open, but found Abesha and decided to give it a shot. At 10.30pm, we were the only people there aside from...More

Thank Catalina W
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I have visited a number of Ethiopian restaurants in Footscray, but they have rarely up to the standard of Abesha. A few things. You eat with your fingers, using injera bread to scoop up the various dishes. Injera is Ethiopian bread, sort of like a...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

Great Ethiopian food as good as you'll find in Footscray. Friendly staff. We love it. Cash only so make sure you have some!

1  Thank Emma L
Reviewed 23 August 2014

A nice restaurant that offers something a bit different for the area. I recommend getting the share platter it makes for an enjoyable experience.

1  Thank Scott R
Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

We went on the back of rave reviews from friends, whether the expectations were too high or something else we really didn't enjoy the food. The place in nice enough in a shabby way and the service very pleasant. We went for the chefs platter,...More

3  Thank Bluebs
Reviewed 2 November 2012

I recently ate at Abesha and highly recommend it. The food was fantastic, it came quickly and the service was warm and friendly. You have the option to get one big platter for everyone to share together or separate, individual platters. I got the mixed...More

1  Thank Polpessa
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12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Barkly St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maribyrnong  >  Footscray
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9687 0564
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