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Schlosserstr. 16, 70180 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 711 6400754
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun 13:00 - 03:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 02:00
Sat 16:00 - 03:00
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Showing 11: English reviews
Nancy, France
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I was really looking forward to an evening with friends at Makamba, but it turns out this place should really be avoided. My experience at Makamba was rather unpleasant. For those who don’t want to read the whole story: The service was unkind and extremely slow and certain customers very treated differently than others. Although the food was ok, it... More 

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Thank DK49
Chennai (Madras), India
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We went there for a family dinner. The positives first: the ambience, service , hygiene are all very good. This is the place one would choose if one prefers a leisurely dinner and want to have a good time with family / friends. Since it is a popular restaurant, better to do advance booking. You get a variety of drinks... More 

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1 Thank Relgemini
Braga, Portugal
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I had never been in an Eastern African restaurant before so a friend who lives in Stuttgart took us there. The food was very nice, the space is well decorated and the atmosphere is pleasant and relaxed. However, they lack of staff and the service was very slow. It's a good place to go if you wanna have a quiet... More 

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1 Thank PhilippeFerreira
Dusseldorf, Germany
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67 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We wanted to try some African food and after searching some options which were closed we finally landed here. Food taste was certainly good and authentic but we had to wait for whole 1 hour before we got served. Service is extremely slow and they ran out of their typical bread. We were given options of rice and khus-khus which... More 

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Thank Lehris
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Very good food but service is quite slow... The meat was good, I advise the trying plate with chicken, beef and lamb. Also shame is the incense smell they serve together with tea at the end.

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1 Thank Chloé M
Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

I liked the "probier platte 2" specially the Bamya and the aubergine, perfectly spiced. Its very relaxed, dont go there if ur in a hurry! Just take ur time. Its sometimes challenging to eat Non fingerfood with the fingers, but it can bring up some funny moments... Just enjoy

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1 Thank Rashid Y
Geelong, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Makamba offers a unique dining experience in Stuttgart. The food is traditional Ethiopian and is normally eaten using the pancak-like bread in the fingers. The wine list includes both South African and German wines. The service is outstanding.

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1 Thank Sheryl0810
Reutlingen, Germany
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2012

I was at Makamba in Stuttgart with a group of friends. I already had experience of African restaurant and I tend to be skeptical. We arrived at Makamba and we were soon immersed in a soft candle light atmosphere. The place is small and furnished with African things and the menu is quite large and there is a wide choice... More 

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1 Thank Supercalifragili
Stuttgart, Germa
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2012

The food is extremely good. I would especially recommend the meat grilled on charcoal. The only problem is that the wait time from the order until you get the food is really long. However, it definitely pays off the wait.

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1 Thank Javier V
North Carolina
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190 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2011

I was so excited to snag a Groupon for Makamba. Unfortunately the experience was aweful. Bottom line up front for those who don't want to hear my story: NON-EXISTENT PARKING, TERRIBLE SERVICE, VERY DISAPPOINTING FOOD. We showed up and the same man I talked to on the phone to make the reservation a few days earlier told me definitely that... More 

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7 Thank WKK10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
African
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 03:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schlosserstr. 16, 70180 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Stuttgart
  • Phone Number: +49 711 6400754

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?