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“Great Beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Dashen Brewery

Dashen Brewery
Ranked #4 of 13 Restaurants in Gonder
Cuisines: American, Pub
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: This is also the factory for Dashen Beer. There is a beautiful garden seating area. It's on the way to Gonder from the Gonder airport or Bahir Dar.
Gonder, Ethiopia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2012

If you want to drink this is the place to visit. They're beer is super cheap and delicious. The music and atmosphere is also excellent. The food is so so, and the only real criticism I have is that they serve no other drinks and will not let you bring in your own water. If you haggle with the guards a bit they will often let you sneak in your own bottled water. So great place for drinks with friends, ok food, sneak in your own water.

  • Visited October 2012
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Tucdon, Arizona
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A lively beer garden.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

We enjoyed the lovely outdoor beer garden. A favorite place for locals to bring their guests, as well as to meet for a good time. Love Dashen beer. The food was pretty good and music was a mixed bag.

Visited October 2012
Thank chelsearoad
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Oustanding African beer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012 via mobile

Ok Africa is probably famous for his music, safaris, beautiful people, amazing landscapes.. Beer is not really a distinguished African product. And if you are in Ethiopia, even if you can easily find several kind of different beers, you'll not have astonishing surprises. Anyway I have to admit that after years in this continent, to drink a draft Dashen at Dashen Brewery is always a pleasure. It's really difficult to find a local brewery in Africa, and this is a splendid exception. But please don't go too late (after 10pm). They could deny to serve you a fresh beer.

Thank Wolfgang F
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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Go here on the weekend evenings, even on a Sunday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2012

Ethiopian men really know how to dance. Just sitting around drinking at the brewery they are willing to get up and dance by themselves or with other guy friends, showing off their moves. I recommend going here with friends, having some chicken or lamb tibs and try to get a seat near the bar if possible.

Visited July 2012
Thank Hampiq
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beer and roast chicken”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2012

Visit the castle and end your day at the brewery, where you can enjoy one of Ethiopia's best and most exclusive beers.

Visited April 2012
Thank 404Traveler86
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