Caribbean in Shashemene

Spicy Caribbean Delight

The daily menus feature Trinidadian and some Jamaican dishes like curried goat, while a few options, like the tasty lentil burger, are always available. It’s next to the Banana Art Gallery and closes at 7pm.
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Prison Canteen

It says a lot about the quality of life up here when the best place to eat, drink and party is inside the town jail. It provides a great atmosphere and an excellent nyama choma (barbecued meat). Open for lunch and d…
Ethiopian in Sodo

Day Star Restaurant

With few exceptions, the lunch stop of choice for tours passing through is Day Star Restaurant, 3km south of the hilltop on the Arba Minch road.
Ethiopian-European in Awasa

Time Café

A stylish cafe popular with young Awasians. Coy couples come here to giggle under the patio umbrellas and share ice-cream sundaes and plates of fries. It also has good burgers and pizzas.
Ethiopian-European in Awasa

Pinna Hotel

If the cakes in the ground-floor pastry shop don’t sidetrack you, head upstairs to a very faranji (foreigner)-friendly menu. Specialities include ravioli with spinach, stir-fried chicken and fish with pineapple. The…
Italian in Awasa

Dolce Vita

Many people, apparently decompressing after a long time travelling in the south, rave about this Italian kitchen. We enjoyed the food here (and the shady terrace), which is clearly above average for Ethiopia, but do…
Ethiopian-European in Awasa

Lewi Resort

Not to dismiss the food (everything from pizza to pepper pot soup), but it’s the shady stone terrace along the lake that really pleases the throngs. With a lengthy drinks list it’s also a perfect sundowner spot.
Ethiopian in Awasa

Luwa Bar & Restaurant

Sit under the woven bamboo parasols and enjoy top-notch national food.
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Rendezvous Restaurant

Popular with locals and visitors, it offers the usual dishes plus bakery items, juices and internet.
European-Ethiopian in Arba Minch

Zebib Café & Snack

Fast food (ful, pasta, etc) served in a pleasant garden out the back.