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“Great location, fun atmosphere”

Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Lalibela
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

John's Cafe was a great respite after a long day of touring the churches. The first time we went my partner and I ordered the special juice. We liked that there was no added sugar, but not all the flavors worked together. The next time I visited I ordered a mango juice, which was absolutely lovely. We also sampled the breakfast menu and would recommend the crepe/pancake with highland honey and bananas. A real treat for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Servers are kind and helpful. The only downside was the wait for food and drinks, but this could be because everything is made fresh. The restaurant has a washroom as well.

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Thank Jessica G
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

This cafe has great food to offer (Special full breakfast for example) and also fantastic fruit juices. The lady working there made it especially nice. She was so friendly, we kept coming back to John's cafe. Recommendable!

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1  Thank Franca G
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We were told of this cafe from a fellow traveler, and were not disappointed. We went specifically for the juice. Not only was it a delight to look at, but it was delicious to drink/eat. We visited after a hard climb down form the monastery on the hill, so felt we deserved the juice. And this place seemed to be the best in Lalibela, which does not offer much.

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Thank HelenRose
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

The food was very good and the welcome was even better. This is a cafe and not a restaurant but it is a great cafe - casual and comfortable with very good food at very reasonable prices and, if you feel like lingering there is very good people watching. The owner is a warm and friendly person and makes the experience even better. I hope to be back here some day!

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1  Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 March 2014

We sat here for coffee and the ceremony was held by the lovely lady owner Perfect Ethiopian ambience.

1  Thank julie g
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