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Major Restaurant

1150 S Mickley Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46241-2020
317-240-2700
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We have been to this place multiple times by now. We tried Ethiopian food in Nashville TN for the first time and it was simply awesome. So we started looking for it in Indianapolis and :-) we found "Major". Every time we have new friends visiting we are taking them to Major restaurant. Everyone enjoyed it!! Their homemade wine is... More

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South Bend, Indiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

What a find! We had a fantastic experience that we will cherish for years to come. 4 of us decided to split the Major combination plate for 3. It arrived on a large communal plate with 5 different meat dishes and 8 different vegetable dishes. Everything was delicious and the portions were huge. The service and hospitality from the husband... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was my first visit to this restaurant and had no idea how things worked. The waitress was very helpful. The Shrimp Wot was very good. I suggest after your meal you order the Coffee Celebration. They roast the bean and bring them out to the table for you to small and let them cool. Things run at a little... More

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Indy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Kudos to Major, this restaurant is fantastic. My party started with the lentils sambussa, and then each ordered our own giant entrees; shrimp for him and mild lentils for me. This was our first visit so we were surprised when we saw the portions and definitely could have split a meal. But everything was so delicious. Do the coffee celebration... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was a great dining experience. The had a platter for two which included chicken, beef, and two types of lamb along with eight vegetables. The food is made to order and they can customize your preference for spiciness. We came in 30 minutes before closing time on a weekday and two more tables walked in after us. Needless to... More

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Zionsville, Indiana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What an awesome dining experience. The waitstaff was very friendly. The meal is served traditionally on INJERA, the traditional Ethiopian-Eritrea bread. It is delicious. My meal had 2 types of lentils, spinach, collard greens, a serving of Ye-Beg Wot, and a few other small helpings of various sides to try. The waitress explained what each was when she served us.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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134 reviews 134 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I think this place is great, I have been to several Ethiopian restaurants and make it at home and this place is by far my favorite in the city! Watch for their groupons!

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We are in town for the weekend and stopped in. What a great place! The personal touch and fresh food made it a great pick. A must for anyone coming into town.

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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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133 reviews 133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Ethiopian food is a very interesting and unique dining experience. It's a shame there are not more Ethiopian restaurants in this country. The unique dining experience of Ethiopian food is why this restaurant gets a four out of five. Injera is always great, and the way that one eats Ethiopian food is very different from almost all other cultures. The... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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107 reviews 107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I have been wanting to try an Ethiopian restaurant at home but have not made it there yet. While in Indianapolis, my wife found this one so we gave it a try. The restaurant is located in a low rent strip mall. The outside does not look good but do not let this deter you. The inside is nicely decorated... More

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