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Muzita Abyssinian Bistro

4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
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Ranked #110 of 4,100 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Ethiopian, Vegan, Vegetarian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Adams
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English first
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As vegetarians we enjoy Ethiopian/Eritrean food whenever we can. Muzita is an excellent restaurant and we enjoyed our meal here. The food is great, the service is good. It is a pain to find parking in this area, but otherwise it is a great place.

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San Jose, California
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Having been here once I was anticipating a great meal and I was not at all disappointed. Every dish was flavorful, and the service was very good. I can highly recommend this restaurant!

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Benton City, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

WOW! We look for Eritrean/Ethiopian restaurants when we travel. This one is just super! You eat everything with the injera - a spongy bread which you use to scoop up the delicious foods. Everything served family style so lots of opportunity to try many flavors. We had two types of lentils, cabbage, beef, and zucchini-mushroom-chick pea dishes. So many great... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Our hotel manager suggested we visit this restaurant because I mentioned I have a gluten allergy. It was phenomenal! We kept making "mmm" noises throughout our late lunch. Loved the lamb, chicken, mango martini, and the lentils! All in University Heights, which is an adorable area!

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San Diego
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I had a late lunch/ early dinner so there was no crowd. Our server was Melissa and she was fabulous. It was our first time having Eithiopian food and she was very knowledgeable and helpful in making suggestions. We shared the mushroom appetizer and had two entrees, braised chicken and a prawn dish. The braised chicken was... More 

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Hyderabad, India
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The first time with this cuisine and I couldn't stop eating. Just brilliant food, ambiance and service.

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

First time eating Ethiopian food, so I can't speak for authenticity, but God was it delicious! My girlfriend and I are on vacation for our anniversary and our rule is exotic, exotic when we're out of town, so we tend to get adventurous. I cant remember all the names but everything complemented everything else, but our favorite items on the... More 

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Urbana, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

All the reviews suggested that this place was excellent, but we did not think so. The service was good, but the food was quite average... I have much better Ethiopian food in Boston, NYC and Chicago.

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San Diego, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Had really good experience at this restaurant. Hadn't tried different type of food for while. My earlier and only experience with Ethiopian restaurant wasn't all that great (another restaurant in San Diego). However, this one was outstanding. Great service and vegetarian friendly food. We liked pretty much everything that we tried.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

If you like Indian and Middle Eastern food you'll love this. My second time at an Ethiopian restaurant and both have been a memorable experience. The mixed vegetable side was the best thing we had, can't remember what it was called!

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Additional Information about Muzita Abyssinian Bistro

Address: 4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
Phone Number: 619-546-7900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Ethiopian, Vegan, Vegetarian

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