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Africa Experience

Calle Lunga San Barnaba, 2722, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 476 7865
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“rice” (3 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Calle Lunga San Barnaba, 2722, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Every item of food was mind blowing my tasty. Decor was amazing. Staff were attentive and friendly. Best dining experience in living memory. Just do it!

Thank Barry K
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Staying nearby we thought a change from the unrelenting offering of pasta and pizza would be in order. Helpful staff and well decorated interior. Slightly more comfortable seating would be nice! We had a tasty Ethiopian bread and yoghurt dip to share for starters and...More

Thank EdwardUnitedKingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Every city I go to , i try to find Caribbean or african meal. I looked this up from TripAdvisor and decided to track it down. We visited on a monday night and found 6 people there. Decor is nice and they were playing nice...More

1  Thank Gloria O
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Went here after reading other reviews. The food was great. We had bread and yoghurt sauce and potato cake to start then we both had the lemon chicken. It was wonderful. The staff were lovely and helped with the menu. Would definitely recommend this restaurant

Thank barblonde23
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Was recommended here by a Venetian local and we loved it. Came on a miserable cold spring day and the food we ate here was wonderful and warming (and also a welcome change from the classic pizza/pasta diet). Had the chicken stew with Ethiopian bread...More

Thank Kimi G
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

At first we were not sure whether to go here or not, after all we were in Italy...but after 9 days of eating Italian food, it was the right choice! The place is super cool with a great decoration, the staff is super friendly (a...More

1  Thank Ana Sofia M
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I recommend 100% this restaurant. The place is beautifuly decorated. I ate the "Yassa" dish, it was delicious! I wish I could eat it every day! Thank you!

1  Thank Sandor5
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Fujiyama Bed & Breakfast next door (which is delightful) and walked by Africa Experience without noticing it a few times before decided to take a chance on it. Living in the East African neighborhood at home and having traveled to...More

1  Thank Sam W
Reviewed 22 December 2017

In good and in the bad way . The bad, we cannot really compare , the good : we can have a try of this ethane-cocktail ! Some of the dishes come from Arab origins, the Wine from South Africa , but all is good...More

1  Thank Tom K
Reviewed 9 October 2017

First time trying Ethiopian food and we are hooked! We ate here for lunch and both had the lunch special (5 dishes with drink, desert and coffee). All for 12 euro per person with no cover/service fee. The food was outstanding and the service was...More

Thank Explorer502
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with
street artists, students, painters, sculptors,
restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lunga San Barnaba, 2722, 30123 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighbourhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 476 7865
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