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Awash - Downtown

338 East 6th Street, New York City, NY 10003 (East Village)
(212) 982-9589
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Ranked #5,536 of 11,664 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Neighborhood: East Village
Most recent review
- Mar 8, 2014
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Neighborhood: East Village
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English first
Kettering, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We were traveling through NYC and took our kids to meet a friend who recommended this spot - best choice ever! The food was amazing the service was great, and our kids were thrilled to have the experience of eating without utensils. If you are looking for a family friendly spot to have some authentic Ethiopian cuisine - this is... More

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New York City, New York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

Having recently read "Cutting for Stone," which is set in Ethiopia, I had a taste for the cuisine, so we tried this place in the East Village on a Saturday night. We were seated right away. For an appetizer, we got vegetable "sambusas," which were similar to samosas, and came with a nice spicy coriander dipping sauce. We each drank... More

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Austin, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

Ethiopian is one of my favorite cuisines, so I wanted to check out this place while I was in New York. There was a good selection of food on the menu, all prepared well and really delicious. Great for dining out with a group of friends. Service might have been a little better, but overall no real complaints.

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Sunrise, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2010

The food was fantastic. We had the meat combo for two with chicken and steak $28 dollars. I would also recommend the Honeyrun wine. It went perfectly with the meal. The food was delicious and tasty. I can't wait to go back.

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New York City
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165 reviews 165 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

I have been to this restaurant many times, and I have been happy with the food and service each time. My favorite dishes are the Kitfo (but be wary, this dish is very hot, unless you ask for it less spicy) and the assorted combo dishes (either vegatable or a mix of meat and vegetable). I found the portions to... More

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