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Queen of Sheba

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2804 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205
502-459-6301
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Today
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always excellent

I've always loved this place. The flavors have nuance and depth. Service is friendly and the injera bread is what you'll dream about until your next visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
Tony S
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Louisville, Kentucky
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  • Buffet
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42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Louisville, Kentucky
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I've always loved this place. The flavors have nuance and depth. Service is friendly and the injera bread is what you'll dream about until your next visit.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My husband and I love to try new places to eat and we found a gem in this place. The food was great and we will be back for sure.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A nice inexpensive meal. Got the veggie sampler which came with some delicious lentils. Also the cabbage in tomato sauce is delicious! And the fresh side salads are yummy!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Always good to be back home from traveling, especially when home has so many incredible ethnic restaurants. Queen of Sheba has been on my favorite list since they were a tiny hole in the wall in a run down hotel on Bardstown Road many years ago. My absolute favorite meal is the meat and vegetable combination dinner. A sampling of... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We've been dining here for years and often take friends and Family for an introduction to Ethiopian cuisine. The owners /chefs prepare all meals and we've never had a disappointment. Guests dining with us enter fretful and leave delighted. This would be a great place to take vegetarians but meat eaters will not be disappointed. If uncertain ask the service... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I absolutely adore Ethiopian cuisine! Had it ten major cities in the American lower 48... and nothing touches this place. Served up family platter style, their lentils are my favorite, but nothing on the menu is bad. However, take caution, as this is not exactly the best, well-kept secret in town...and they get extremely busys nights, and especially weekend nights.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is such a cute little nook to go to. The steak and potatoes person should NOT go here. If you like to explore the untrodden with your palate, you will be amazed at the flavors you enjoy here. These folks really know how to make food go into orbit.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Not your everyday food. The food is excellent and the service is friendly. If you're not into an adventure ask for a fork.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Wonderful place, great food, especially the tilapia. Spicy, served on a large plate to share, forks available on request, but use the roll of Ethiopian bread!

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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Ethiopian food is special. It has interesting spices but not spicy. The injera bread adds a touch of taste to everything you eat. A health and balanced meal is easy to get. Strongly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2804 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: 502-459-6301

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Ethiopian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?