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Muzita Abyssinian Bistro

4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
619-546-7900
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Ranked #151 of 4,125 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
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
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Diego, California
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

love good authentic ethnic cuisine and this fits the bill. Had the recommended favorite which is different "meza" style small dishes served on a type of large pancake ....the lamb was flavorful, salad fresh and all other dishes (which I'm not sure what they were,) were all great. Service friendly and quick

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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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
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
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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
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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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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