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Ethiopian Restaurant

2816 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1507
(303) 322-5939
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Ranked #431 of 2,533 Restaurants in Denver
Price range: $0 - $13
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian, Middle Eastern
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

small hole in the wall. Great food. Authentic so I'm told. Really enjoyed the coffee afterwards. Inexpensive.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Everything from the lovely staff to the authentic food is perfect. We went with a native Ethiopian student and let her order for us. We had no clue what we were eating but it was so delish, we cannot wait until our next trip to Denver to try some other dishes. Clean, decent prices and a wonderful time all around.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Our first experience with Ethiopian food. We came early and they opened for our group. Our two experienced diners directed us through the selection of foods for our large platter. The hand food method of eating worked better than anticipated and the platter took us through an interesting journey of new tastes. It was surprising how quickly the food disappeared... More

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Wyoming
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73 reviews 73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Visited this restaurant as a couple, and thought the food was quite good. The experience was marred, however, by several things that this restaurant could easily fix. Firstly, the arrangement of the menu. Nearly all of the dishes are available, a la carte, on one side of the menu, with vegetarian combinations on the other side. We wanted to have... More

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South Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This restaurant was half a block from our house on Fillmore street back when we lived in Denver. The food is authentic Ethiopian and this was the first of many Ethiopian restaurants in Denver. If you've never had Ethiopian food, try it here! Be patient, as Naguzzi, his wife and son and a long time cook from Latin America are... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

This is my favorite small mom and dad place I suggest the beef

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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

We were a bit concerned when the cab pulled up to the building as it looked quite shabby, but once we got inside and sat down those fears receeded. The restaurant is well supported by locals so they must be doing something right! The menu is a bit limited, but we got a reasonable variety if dishes to share. Food... More

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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

We love it here! Like many Ethiopian Restaurants, the hours its open can be hit or miss, but the food is wonderful and totally worth the hassle. The staff are charming and always happy to make recommendations. I always order large sample platters at Ethiopian restaurants, so that the whole table can sample all the veggie dishes and one or... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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355 reviews 355 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

Not the prettiest restaurant, but clean. The menu is quite limited. They include the same two vegetables with every main entree and won’t allow you to substitute, even if you’re ordering several entrees to share with friends. But the food is excellent and the portions are huge, which is what really matters in the end.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2008

Very Interesting, and eat with your hands.

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