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15510 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD
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Ranked #3 of 25 Restaurants in Burtonsville
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Description: It is located in a strip mall on 198. Really from the outside, it is hard to believe such a charming and warm place exists. It is directly across from Jerry's.
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English first
Burtonsville, Maryland
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Having traveled in Ethiopia and eaten authentic Ethiopian food in country, I can't say I developed any love for it at all. So for many years there after I avoided this national cuisine. At the insistence of family, however, I reluctantly joined them at Soretti's for dinner. To my surprise, I found I really enjoyed the food. The injera was... More 

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Washington, DC
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There are some top-notch Ethiopian restaurants in the District and a couple in Baltimore. If you can make it to one of those, great. If you don;t want to make the trek into the city, this is a very good alternative. Food was very good, service was good, atmosphere was a little weak. But bottom line - it ma not... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Wonderful vegan options, some we had never had before. All seasoned extremely well and not greasy at all. Staff is very friendly and helpful. We been several times now and it is our new "comfort food". Go and enjoy our local business...no need to go all the way to Baltimore or DC!

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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I used to travel into DC for Ethiopian food but this small strip mall restaurant will be our frequent stop in the future! The visit started out a little slow....only a couple people working and took awhile to get a menu. It was also difficult to understand the ordering process and not much help was forthcoming....so when... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Yes, it's basically a small cafe in a strip mall. Don't let the looks deceive you - the food is great. I've grown up on Ethiopian in Adams Morgan, and this is just as good (Better? No, you still have to go to Silver Spring or downtown for that). Still, decent Ethiopian in the outer suburbs -- who'da thunk? They... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Five of us went to this authentic Ethiopian restaurant to complete a family outing. Vegan meal, plenty of wonderful food. Samosas to begin, then the various selections on a huge like-a-pancake. Very tasty and filling.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

OPINION: Please give a break to our last remaining -- and possibly struggling -- Mom-&-Pop restaurants! Anyone over a certain age can remember how a majority of American restaurants used to be: friendly, modest, non-gentrified, & NOT renovated. Just travel outside the Western World: In fact, Soretti's is more authentic; it might be regarded in most of Ethiopia as fancy.... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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131 reviews 131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I've eaten here many times over the last few years. The place looks like a cafe, so people may not realize they have really great meals. I usually always eat here for lunch during the work day. Service is quick, so I'm usually in and out of there in good time. The quality of the food and flavors are very... More 

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Churchton, Maryland
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127 reviews 127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The people here are always so nice and helpful. I especially love the greens and the potato/cabbage dish they do, though everything is good. I'm so happy something this good is out this far from the city. Check it out, if you haven't!

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Silver Spring, MD
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Dining here at Soretti's is like dining with the restaurant's family. They are wonderful hosts. The meals are tasty and satisfying. While some foods are unusual for the normal American taste, I know they are well prepared and very good. Soretti's has a very clean and bright atmosphere. It is new and it is very comfortable. A unique dining experience.

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Additional Information about Soretti's

Address: 15510 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Burtonsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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