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Mariam's Restaurant

Ethiopian
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446 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18102-3084
484-661-5000
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Complex Flavours - Simple Pleasures!

We have had many Ethiopian food experiences in several cities (unfortunately, none in Ethiopia!) and this was, by far, the best. Mariam's is located in my favourite kind of neighborhood, a "United Nations" neighborhood, an ideal setting for the fabulously prepared ethnic food presented in this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2013
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Wilmington, Delaware
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kutztown, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We used to have to travel to NYC or Philly for Ethiopian, but now Mariam's serves up almost all of the classic dishes. The raw kitfo is always very fresh, spiced just right, perhaps ground a bit too fine. The wat dishes can be ordered at your desired heat level, and the vegetable dishes are all good. They even have... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We have had many Ethiopian food experiences in several cities (unfortunately, none in Ethiopia!) and this was, by far, the best. Mariam's is located in my favourite kind of neighborhood, a "United Nations" neighborhood, an ideal setting for the fabulously prepared ethnic food presented in this simple, comfortable, space. Everything (and I do mean everything) was spotlessly clean. The service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I'm not an expert when it comes to Ethiopian food but I have to think that this is pretty close to the real thimg. Who cares? There's plenty of neat stuff to choose from, attentive service that is cocerned about the level of spiciness that you can handle, and the bill won't bust your crefit limit. Forget ambience. That's not... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I had just recently read in the local paper that an Ethiopian restaurant had opened up in Allentown. Of course, we had to try it. Previously, it was quite a hike to get Ethiopian food (the closest restaurants were in Philly and Lancaster). I would go to NYC once a year just to go to Meske in Hell's Kitchen. Which... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

A must-try experience... Probably some of the most Delicious food we have had in the Allentown area for a long time. The waiter thoroughly explained the menu and was very attentive. His recommendations were great!! The place is spotless and the portions were substantial. Each in our party took home a "doggie bag". Our first exposure to Ethiopian cuisine and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

So glad that an Ethiopian place has opened up in the Lehigh Valley. The Morning Call did a great write-up of this relatively new place and praised it. After my visit, I agree. Great place!

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Additional Information about Mariam's Restaurant

Address: 446 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18102-3084
Phone Number: 484-661-5000
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 446 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18102-3084
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: 484-661-5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ethiopian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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