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Ethiopian Restaurant

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African, Middle Eastern, Ethiopian
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2816 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1507
(303) 322-5939
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Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Authentic experience and amazing coffee!

The food was absolutely delicious as was the coffee. They roasted the coffee right there and allowed us to smell it before brewing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Ilse N
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The food was absolutely delicious as was the coffee. They roasted the coffee right there and allowed us to smell it before brewing!

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I've eaten at couple of the top rated Ethiopian restaurants in the US and this one rates above them for me. Very flavorful and appealing to the eye. The owner and his wife were very nice and the waitress was knowledgeable and friendly. You won't be disappointed.

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fort collins, colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Having lived a few years in Ethiopia, I can tell you that this is the real thing. Reminds me of restaurants in Addis Ababa, in kind of middle-class neighborhoods, the decor is, well, what it is like there. Nothing fancy. Best injera I have had in Denver. The doro wat is excellent as are the vegetarian wats. Friendly service from... More 

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Gourock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I had my first ever Ethiopian food at this restaurant and became a regular customer over 25 years ago. 16+ years ago I moved to Scotland, and to my knowledge, there are no restaurants serving Ethiopian food here. Since Ethiopian food is my absolute favourite, this has been a bummer. Any time I go to any large, metropolitan city, I... More 

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We had the vegetarian combo platter. Good food and great fun. Plus three different choices of Ethiopian beer. The restaurant is small but very busy (this on a Sunday night). But only the owner and one cook, so the service is slow. Worth the wait, but be sure to plan for that in advance.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Nice cultural experience... eating off the same platter to bring people together. However, the food was okay. Could have been much better. Additionally, the furniture needs some updating.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

take friends, order lots of different options and enjoy sitting around the table enjoying a communal meal served on top of a communal serving of injeera (traditional ethiopian and eritrean sourdough pancake.) it can be intimidating to jump into ethiopian food head (hands?) first. don't be shy, ask questions and be adventurous!

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Humble, cozy restaurant just east of East High School in Denver. Friendly service and amazing food! Restaurant accepts cash only.

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Denver, Colorado
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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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Colorado
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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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Address: 2816 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1507
Phone Number: (303) 322-5939
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
Average Prices: USD 13
Cuisine: African, Middle Eastern, Ethiopian

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  • Address: 2816 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: (303) 322-5939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13
  • Cuisine: African, Middle Eastern, Ethiopian

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