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Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Cuisine

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621 W Mallon Ave, Ste 426, Spokane, WA 99201-2183
509-328-3958
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: In the Flour Mill Building. Opened 5/2/2010

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  • 33
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  • 1
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
New Experience

This was a new type of food for us so can't really compare to other places. Really enjoyed the food, atmosphere, and service. Will return again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
MsMonita
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This was a new type of food for us so can't really compare to other places. Really enjoyed the food, atmosphere, and service. Will return again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

If you are looking for somewhere to eat in Spokane that offers atmosphere and a different eating experience then Queen of Sheba may fit the bill. The staff was attentive without being overbearing. The decor was great with the opportunity to play an Ethiopian game while waiting for your order. Order food to share as a group and eat with... More 

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Clayton, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The worst food I ever seen or eaten in my life. The bread was damp and cold and unlike anything I have ever seen before. The taste was not good. The appetizer was good. The entree was spicy beef in a small bit of pastry. The entrees were cold and very unappealing to the eye. The flavor was worse. All... More 

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Florence, Montana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very welcoming even with three kids with us. Ages 5-11. The food was great. The kids thought it was fun "digging in" with their hands and still remember this food adventure. This was a few years back, but TripAdvisor doesn't let me go back more than a year.

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Spokane Valley, Wa
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This was my 4th time at Queen of Sheba in the Flour Mill. All 4 times the food has been top quality, consistent and down right tasty. It's such a fun experience eating with your hands and the spices and flavors are amazing. This restaurant is wonderful and worth a visit. Also try the hot spiced Ethiopian tea. It's spicy... More 

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south slocan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

the food was old and heated up, the setting is cold and un-welcoming--we like good food from all over the world and from other cultures, but this was not worth stopping at or giving it any of your time or money

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Snohomish, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I had never had Ethiopian food so my wife and I decided to give it a try. It was really fun learning about another culture. They brought out a large bowl with this spongy bread-like stuff and then dumped our entrees into it. I wish I remembered what the bread was called but you tear pieces of it off and... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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665 reviews 665 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Inside the historic Flour Mill, this restaurant serves great Ethiopian food fast and friendly. Food is eaten without silverware unless request. I've been in many countries where this is the norm and am comfortable with it. Get out of your comfort zones! Try it!!! Drink order was taken and menu promptly supplied. Service was friendly. Besides the waiter, the presumed... More 

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Cheney, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I went with my family and a great time was had by all. The wonder explained everything on the menu and we had a great time eating with our hands and trying delicious Ethiopian food.

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Cheney, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Oh, my goodness. The owner is a wonderful lady and greets you with a smile. The food is amazing and we have tasted most things on the menu. The atmosphere in the Flour Mill is great!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 621 W Mallon Ave, Ste 426, Spokane, WA 99201-2183
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: 509-328-3958

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Ethiopian

Description

In the Flour Mill Building. Opened 5/2/2010

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