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Fasika Ethiopian Restaurant

510 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-2329
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Twin Cities, MN
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My family and I eat out on occasion and my kids are generally willing to try and like nearly anything. We ended up at Fasika with the idea of trying something out of the ordinary. It was a busy night and the place was pretty full. Here is our experience: Parking: This can be a tough place to find parking.... More 

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St.Paul, Minnesota
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496 reviews 496 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Returned to this place after more than a year to have lunch with business colleagues. Food is distinctive, well prepared and quite tasty. We had the combination beef and the combination vegetarian, along with some sambosas. Lots of good tastes. I'd recommend trying one of these combos, or the lamb or chicken combo, to give you a sense of the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Came here with co-workers looking to try something different. I ordered the vegetarian sampler, 7 different tastes from the vegetarian menu. All were quite good rangeing from mild to spicy. Dishes prepared with lentils, cabbage, green beans, peppers etc. Try this before you order any one dish. My friends ordered the lamb tibs, also very tasty. They can be ordered... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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92 reviews 92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The exterior on Snelling is not very auspicious, but the food is delicious; the servers are friendly; and the vibes were great. It was quite crowded when we were there on a Friday, with a mixture of local Ethiopian families, Hamline College students, and neighborhood folk. There was lots of energy and everyone seemed to be having a good time.... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We found this restaurant by chance on a rainy Friday nite in St Paul. It was crowded when we walked in & we waited for a table. The menu was authentic & our waitress was helpful in "decoding" it. We both tried different entrees & were pleasantly surprised. It was unusual not to get silverware but we managed to enjoy... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Despite our having a reservation, there was a medium-length wait for a table for four. However, the wait was well worth it. The food was well-prepared, ample, and reasonably priced.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food is wonderful, hands down. Make a reservation--there's very little room to wait inside. Sampler platters are great, but the individual dishes are superb as well-our group rated the talapia as our favorite of the evening . Portions are generous, including the baklava pieces. I would guess that in winter, the tables closest to the door are quite cold--I'd... More 

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Solon, Iowa
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of my favorite places to eat in St. Paul. I always think that I'm moderately hungry but end up shoveling in the food as fast as possible. Service is prompt and friendly; great spices on dishes;international clientele. Great experience.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was our first time here and only our second Ethiopian Restaurant ever (first time in Seattle)... It lived up to my cravings and then some. We shared the lamb platter/sampler. It had three dishes plus the sponge bread and salad. Very filling. Each dish was spiced well, but not too hot.The waitress was really friendly and did an amazing... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great food, average decor, Super large serving and friendly staff. We ordered key wot and lamb tibs with some injera bread. The food was delicious, however i havent been to many Ethiopian restaurants and my previous visits to other ethiopian restaurant ain't that pleasant. Overall a good experience and for sure will visit again with a few friends.

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Additional Information about Fasika Ethiopian Restaurant

Address: 510 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-2329
Phone Number: 651-646-4747
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, African, Ethiopian

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