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Sabrina's Ethiopian Restaurant
Ranked #413 of 564 Restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Restaurant details
Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Horrible owners”
Reviewed 20 March 2014

I was appalled at the behavior of the owners at this restaurant. Sat at the restaurant having to listen to the owner yelling (rudely) at a supplier that had come to ask for payment. The owner (Sabrina) was literally shouting in front of clients saying she was not going to pay. What happened to handling business matters in private? I had heard of the owner's behavior, but seeing it myself left me disgusted. The kitchen is dirty, it has an unpleasant smell and the waiting staff appear to be walking on egg shells - possibly in fear of being yelled at by the owners.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Banjo K
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“my first ever Ethiopian cuisine and its halal”
Reviewed 24 January 2014

for a long time me and my hubby we were planning for Ethiopian Cuisine so one day all of a sudden we went to this place for our dinner. At first glance i really don't like the restaurant but the owner of the restaurant Sabrina is a nice lady she came and told us about the food and she said that she is the cook also . we had no idea about this cuisine that time so Sabrina helped us to select our food and the food we ordered came very quickly . Food was yummy and good in quantity . I love their food. Later on i have been to four Ethiopian cuisine but i don't like them that much as i liked Sabrinas . But frankly speaking as a foreigner i don't like the atmosphere at night .Maybe next time i will go for lunch . i would like to say that they need to improved their restaurant decoration and need to make it more nice .

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank ZeinTraveller
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Better than Average”
Reviewed 27 October 2013

The food was better than average. The staff friendly, but the service was slow. Very slow. Fortunately, we had a lot of time. The environment modest. For smokers, they have "sheesha." And they have a bar.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank csdavis23
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“amateur”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Despite a friendly staff and best efforts at interior, the experience was tainted by long waiting times and tv blasting in the livingroom/bar. The place is basically a house turned into a restaurant and it lacked professionalism. Only could pay cash or m-pesa.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Sylvia B
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Nairobi, Kenya
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great ambience, Great food”
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Nice and small restaurant, very cosy and food was good. Great for groups and just to hang out, you could even rent out the place if you have an event.

Well kept secret.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank smwelu
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