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Tomoca

Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 11 111 1781
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (57 reviews)
“great coffee” (84 reviews)
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Wavel St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great coffee experience. However, I would have loved if they had more options, pastry and also comfortable seats to be able to read/work from there.

Thank AbiyAlazar
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you want to make your day with the best coffee in town, Tomoca is the place you should visit. I am a regular visitor to the coffee house and I always get my preferred flavor...

Thank alemayehuademe
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Authentic old coffee bar. Pay at the counter as you enter and give your chit to the barista at the back - can get all coffee variations but suggest black - strong rich and creamy - packs a caffeine punch and is delicious. It's standing...More

Thank supertraveltracy
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I read in several pages that Tomoca was a place not to miss when in Ethiopia. Luckily we had a local to take us around Addis and our last stop was at Tomoca Coffee. I am a coffee drinker and I can say that here...More

1  Thank CarolGarbelotto
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The original Tomoca in Piazza is an amazing, old-fashioned coffee shop where you can buy coffee by the kg or just drink a cup of freshly-brewd Ethiopian coffee with older men discussing the news. A lot of character!

1  Thank PaatiMaa
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

There are many great places to have coffee in Addis, but Tomoca is one of my favorites when it comes to more modern coffee joints. It's not as westernized as Kaldis but maintains a nice mix of Ethiopian and western coffee traditions. Not a big...More

Thank MarcusHolmgren
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Love the creamy, strong and distinct taste of tomoca's coffee. Their business model is probably the most unique and successful in the country. Love the Italian style format of their coffeeshops (no seats, just standing table) and wouldn't recommend anywhere else to drink coffee in...More

2  Thank foodisgood4you
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Well when you taste this coffee you find out that you haven't been drinking coffee all your life. Try the traditional coffee (bunna). The waiting time is a little long but it worth it. I rated 4 for the waiting time.

Thank Ask-TSH
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit to pick up coffee for a gift. I usually pick up a couple of kilograms prior to traveling.

Thank Sean K
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I just love this place, it is as busy as a cafe in Milano or Roma but of course with the excellent TOMOCA coffee. The atmosphere is so great I could hang out there for hours. Don't miss that out if you are in Addis!

2  Thank SabineSAM
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bus_leisure
14 January 2015|
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Response from Abiy G | Reviewed this property |
No you can't get Raw coffee. There is a shop at the air port.
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bus_leisure
14 January 2015|
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Response from woodcalf | Reviewed this property |
Tomoca sells roasted whole beans at the original shop in town and at their shop in the Radisson Blu hotel. I don't think they sell green coffee beans, just 2 or 3 types of roasted beans.
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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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