The #1 Rated Ethiopian Cuisine is served here
Yod Abyssinia at one
of our two locations
Yod Abyssinia's Story
YOD Abyssinia Traditional Restaurant, established in 2003, is one of the pioneering and most reputable traditional restaurants in Addis Ababa, introducing proudly the Ethiopian hospitality through diverse cuisines, cultural dance and music. ‘YOD’ means ‘witness or speak out’ in the Gurage ethnic group where the owner, Ato Tizazu Kore, is originally from. And ‘Abyssinia’ is the ancient name of Ethiopia and the region known today as Horn of Africa.
For over 10 years, Yod Abyssinia has been awarded Tripadvisor's 'Traveler's Choice Award'.
Join us and enjoy your lunch or dinner in a friendly environment full of friendly people and delicious Ethiopian dishes.
A great experience: geared up for the tourist in reality, but locals told us that the food was authentic. The staff were great, superb hand-washing regimen, fast serving and delicious... read more
March 9, 2020
YOD's photo gallery
Get inspired and get ready!