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Dessie's Ethiopian Restaurant

2655 University Blvd, Wheaton, MD 20915
(301) 942-6868
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Ranked #10 of 46 restaurants in Wheaton
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Most recent review
- Jul 4, 2014
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6 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My wife and I, who appreciate good food eat here every few weeks--and not just because it's convenient. It's some of the best Ethiopian food we've had. Low ambiance, but clean, quiet, friendly. Every time we eat here, we say, "We really must bring friends here." Go! You'll be glad you did.

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Silver Spring MD
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104 reviews 104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

The food here is really good, but it's hard to find parking and then it's not intuitive even how to get into the place. I ordered take out, after finding it on Urban Spoon. If I hadn't already placed the order, I might have given up. But I didn't and I'm glad I didn't. I especially liked the greens and... More

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Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I've eaten here many times, and never had a bad experience, service is friendly, food is great. Veggie friendly.

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columbia, MD
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Beware, the entrance to this restaurant is kind of weird. You have to enter from the store next door. Went for dinner last night and was delightfully surprised. We knew the food would be good because we were the only patrons who were not Ethiopian. There were about 12 other diners. The service was good (minus he language barrier- the... More

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USA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I normally do take out so that I can enjoy my finger food in private. I would recommend Dessie as its my favorite Ethiopian Resturant.

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Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2010

I like the food and the prices are good, but the service can be slow. I'm vegetarian so I can't vouch for the meat, but the veggie sampler is very good.

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