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Meskerem

468 W 47th St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
(212) 664-0520
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Ranked #2,138 of 11,596 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian, French
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2007

I've been to the one in the west village. Good food.. ambience/decor is so-so

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2007

wonderful food (now it's BYOB)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2007

I went there this year like early Feb with one of my African buddies, and there food was bangin

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2007

great for big groups of close friends! :) dig in!

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British Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2007

My wife and I always enjoyed this restaurant when we lived in Manhattan, and we always make a point of going there when we return for a visit. We ate at Meskerem twice while we were in New York this April, and both times it was delicious. The portions are large, and the prices are very reasonable. The food is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2005

I love this place! It is my favorite Ethiopian restaurant. Great food and overall experience. I highly recommend a sampler platter to anyone new to Ethiopian food. They can adjust the spice to your liking. Friendly staff. Ethnic atmosphere. If you haven't tried Ethiopian food before but like trying new things, this is the place to go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2005

Good Ethiopian food--large portions, plenty of injera, reasonably priced. A storefront restaurant with big windows onto the street--not fancy but comfortable enough. They do takeout too. Friendly staff.

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