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Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 111 1781
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Puyallup, Washington
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Good coffee, oldest coffee stand in Addis was what we were led to believe. Very great local feel. Older men are the baristas, no chairs, you stand at counters! Def not Starbucks! Thankfully!! They roast small batches of beans on site, smells great just walking into their store! I understand they've built a new coffee place across town. I'm glad... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The original Tomoca in piazza area has been around for several decades, and they recently started to expand by branching out into other neighbourhoods. They serve one of the best coffee in Addis... and they sell this amazing coffee if you want to make it at home.

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Thank derejeb
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

The place has been around for more than 50 years. if u are around Piassa and you want to have a cup of coffee or if you want to buy the roasted coffee it is the best place to go to.

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Thank Abel A
New Haven, Connecticut
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Bought this coffee home for family and friends! Wonderful reviews, not expensive and a great gift to bring back from Ethiopia!

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Thank Travelgirl602014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Tomoco is a nice relaxing coffee chop which brings you the genuine experience. Well worth a visit, especially those visiting Addis for the first time.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Stopped here for a quick macciato one morning. Good quality coffee in a friendly coffee bar. Plenty of tables both in the coffee bar area and also across the floor on a raised platform. Mix of tourists, young business people and expats were enjoying the coffee.

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Thank Mark W
United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Tomoca is a no-frills cafe with indifferent service, a few tables where you stand to drink your coffee & plenty of atmosphere. You can buy vacuum sealed coffee to take home, either ground or beans, which is quite pricey compared to other places we bought coffee from in Ethiopia, but still cheap compared to what you'd pay for Ethiopian coffee... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

I fill my suitcase with as much Tomoca coffee as I can every time I am in Addis. This is very dark, strong coffee and I obsessed with it! The grind the coffee right there and you can also but unground beans.

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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

When I am in Addis, Tomoca is a must. This particular shop is next to a very good chain restaurant for local food, so we take coffee afterwatrds and I always buy a few kg to take home. Never have been disappointed.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Best Macchiato ever! They actually grind the coffee there. Erhiopia is known for their coffee, and this place is known for the Italian version of coffee, since the Italians were there for a few years, Rhus the Italian name, Tomoca. On my next trip to Addis, this will be my first stop!!

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  • Address: Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Location: Africa  >  Ethiopia  >  Addis Ababa
  • Phone Number: +251 11 111 1781

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