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Nyala Ethiopian Cuisine

2900 Harvard St, Fort Collins, CO 80525-2690
970-223-6734
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Ranked #48 of 482 Restaurants in Fort Collins
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Nyala is one of the more unique places to dine in Fort Collins. If you have never had Ethiopian food, it is hard to describe the special combination of spices used. The flavors are a treat and it is a must-have experience. This is a place that is never too busy but the service tends to be slow, nonetheless. The... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I've eaten here many times with my wife and friends, and we've never had a bad meal. It's a little pricey compared to chain restaurants, but you have to remember that all of the food is prepared by one person, and after you order it. The 3 meat sampler (lamb, beef & chicken) is my favorite, and all of the... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is one of the hidden gems in a foodie town. The proprietor and chef interacts with her guests when possible and the service by the wait staff is superb. Best of all, the food is addictingly delicious and the experience is top notch.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The food is kind of bland/there aren't a lot of options and the experience is always a little awkward (lots of explaining/hand-holding). They have kind of strict rules about sharing, which ends up making it more expensive than I'd like it to be.

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Eugene, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you already know you enjoy Ethiopian food, try this place -- it won't disappoint. If you've never tried Ethiopian food, you're in for a treat. It's somewhat spicy, on par with Mexican food, and is served on injera, which is a bread that's more like a gigantic, very spongy pancake. Nyala's will offer you utensils, but don't use them... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The food is really great and pretty inexpensive for a sit down restaurant. The only problem is I went on a busy night and it took the one waitress working the restaurant a very long time to get our orders and it took the kitchen a long time to have our food ready. I would still definitely go back for... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My family was in Ft. Collins yesterday and went in search of a restaurant with meat from grass-fed animals. When eating out, generally the only affordable option is lamb. Local middle-eastern restaurants did not have lamb available, so we expanded our search and were pleased that we did. At Nyala we were made to feel welcome and tried two of... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The place had great ambiance...the decor was great, music was the perfect volume and the traditional seating was very neat. The wait staff was very helpful but a little stretched while we were there. The food was very good...the injera bread was a very different and tasty experience. The main portion was great, both in flavor and presentation...and the kid's... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Since Ethiopian restaurants are hard to find and good Ethiopian food is even harder to find, I like to enjoy it wherever I can find it, so being in Fort Collins again for a few days, I had to return to Nyala. I was not disappointed! If you have never tried Ethiopian, this is the place to cut your teeth... More 

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Flossmoor, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The restaurant is small but nicely decorated. The waitress was friendly but extremely busy, being the only wait staff on the night we visited. The food was wonderful & we got a lot. I got the spiced tea & it was so good. I really don't remember what it was that I had but being with a large group we... More 

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Additional Information about Nyala Ethiopian Cuisine

Address: 2900 Harvard St, Fort Collins, CO 80525-2690
Phone Number: 970-223-6734
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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