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Uchenna

2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 108 and 105, To better serve the increase in the number of our customers, we have expanded by adding suite 105., Colorado Springs, CO 80904
719-634-5070
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Ranked #1 of 1,179 restaurants in Colorado Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Ethiopian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Uchenna is closed on Monday.Open Tuesday-Friday lunch 11:30am to 3:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 09:00pm Saturdays and Sundays 12:00pm to 3:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 09:00pmHonoured to welcome you.Peace and Blessings
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Adelaide
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I cannot say enough about this restaurant. We were visiting family in Colorado Springs and visited Uchenna's for dinner. The host Maya, made us feel like family...welcoming us to her restaurant and hugging my brother and sister in law like they were long lost friends (they had only been her once before, almost twelve months prior) We all chose the... More

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Tonkawa, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We had a great time at Uchenna on the 24th of July! The food was wonderful. Complex flavors, artfully prepared. What really made our meal special was the owner. Seeing our hungry party of 10 (including 4 children), she brought out a few things for us to sample while we waited on our entrees. She reappeared several times during the... More

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Buffalo, Wyoming
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

I'm so glad my husband and I are purveyors of seeking out and trying local restaurants in our travels! So many restaurants to choose from, so little time :-) We were passing through beautiful Colorado Springs in the middle of a long day of driving, and were ecstatic to discover this opportunity to sample Ethiopian dining fare in an establishment... More

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

While we make no claim to being experts in Ethiopian cuisine we have sought out these restaurants in our travels, so it is familiar to us. we were happy to find that there was such a restaurant now in Colorado Springs. We were treated with loving care while we dined and found the variation in how the food was served... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food was the best and the hospitality was wonderful!! Learning different foods of the world and how they are eaten, only makes this the best of experiences. Especially with food this delicious!!! The Owner (Maya) is just wonderful and is the icing on the cake in this experience!!!

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Scottsdale
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food was truly outstanding and alive with flavor. We went there based on the reviews but it was far better than expected. Maya, the owner is a wonderful, warm hearted person who loves to cook and it shows in every bite. Even if you are not real adventurous I suggest you try this restaurant. The food is not overly... More

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Hong Kong, China
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I visited because of Uchenna's Trip Advisor rating. I wasn't disappointed. Very humble surroundings but $30 for 2 bought us an amazing meant +veg combo. Spiced just right. Maya is an angel and is a reason for going alone. But the food was superb. GO!

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Houston
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

great food - and you have to be open to trying new things. The owner greets you and treats you like she lives to make you happy, she is just not a super polished server - but that is part of the charm; it is very earnest. We got a couple different plates to share. Tip - don't' try the... More

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Greeley
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We have become regulars at Uchennas whenever we travel to Colorado Springs to see family! The food unique and absolutely amazing! Maya cares so much about all of her customers and she is very passionate about her restaurant and Ethiopia! You will not regret trying this place out!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

How fortunate for Colorado Springs that the best Ethiopian experience I've ever had also happens to be the only Ethiopian restaurant in town! Their mantra- "Live! Love! Eat Well" couldn't be more astute. Chef Maya has such a glow about her, and you can absolutely taste the love that goes into her food. If that's not enough- she uses grass... More

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