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Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

8221 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5727
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Pennsauken, NJ
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We heard Ethiopian food was popular in the area and decided we would give it a try. Luckily we love spicy food! We took our teenage sons with us, and we worried about their response. One enjoyed it and the other wouldn't try it (wimp, haha). The taste and the spices were exotic. I really enjoyed the ambiance and the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I enjoyed the food! The veggie combo with fish was excellent! I also enjoyed the "honey wine". However, I thought the price could be cheaper....considering it's just fish and veggies. Overall, I was satisfied with the meal and enjoyed the food!!! I would definitely return to this restaurant.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is my new favorite Ethiopian restaurant. I have been eating Ethiopian since the days when you had to go down to 18th Street in Adams Morgan, in DC to get Ethiopian food (circa 1980). I still miss "The Red Sea", which was one of the first Ethiopian restaurants in DC, on 18th St back in the 1980's. I have... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

I have never had Ethiopian cuisine. Neither has any of my family. However, we were all feeling adventurous enough to give it a try. I am glad we did. The day we went to the restaurant we were the only American people there. Everybody else was Ethiopian. However, the people made us feel welcome and we were relaxed and ready... More 

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Additional Information about Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

Address: 8221 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5727
Phone Number: 301-562-5911
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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