Paradiso Restaurant

Top choice italian in Dire Dawa

Haven't had a slap-up meal for a while? Don't look past Paradiso, the most respected restaurant in town. The menu roves from flavoursome Italian dishes to more traditional gut-busters such as kitfo (raw meat) and tibs. Add friendly staff, wallet-friendly prices and an enticing setting – an Italian mansion with old-world charm and outdoor seating – and you have a winner.

Everything is pretty good, but if you want a recommendation, go for the lasagne.