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747 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 797-9696
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Ranked #848 of 4,543 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Takeout
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: S. Portland Ave.
Transit: C to Lafayette Ave G to Fulton Street 2 3 4 5 N R Q D B to Atlantic Ave
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  • Dutch first
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Enjoyed our dinner at Balti. We had a sampler of a number of different foods, which were served on injeera (bread). We ordered a second helping of the injeera to finish the food. The restaurant was busy on the evening we went there, but service was good. Would be happy to go there again.

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Palmetto, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Great introduction to Ethiopian food for a guy who hasn't had much of it- and it seems pretty darn good even if you're used to that kind of fare. Flavors you've never tasted, very interesting, and delicious! They do everything right by any standard. Highly recommended.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

this is my first time eating Ethiopian Food and it was absolutely delicious! staff was very attentive and gave great suggestions for new comers..I would definitely recommend if u visit Brooklyn.

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Princeton, New Jersey
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Although we've enjoyed Greek and other Middle Eastern restaurants, this is our first visit to an Ethiopian restaurant. We found the service to be exceptional and the food to be very good. If you like spicy food, this is the place for you. And the Baklava was delicious.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I've been coming here since they've opened and since day one they've done nothing but get better and better. Both the food and the ambiance. Sometimes the service can be a little slow but really that's only because they're kind of small and have to keep up with the demand of being very popular in the neighborhood. But the service... More 

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Hudson Valley, NY
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

A friend and I enjoyed dinner here before a performance at BAM. We both love Ethiopian food, so we were glad to find this charming little place: a cozy dining room, a warm welcome, and delicious food. The only drawback is that you might eat so much that you get sleepy during the show! Highly recommended, esp. for vegetarians.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I love the injera bread and eating with my fingers!!! Order both the veggie combo as well as the meat combo both are great and a nice variety

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Gurgaon, India
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79 reviews 79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

Great food in the heart of Brooklyn. I visited this place on a cold wintry evening and was disarmed by the warmth of the staff. The menu had lot of non-vegetarian options, but being a veggie i had a "Missir Wett" (Split lentils in a stew). I was quite unsure of what to expect, but the taste and the uniqueness... More 

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2009

This new Ethiopian is ok and deserving of a second visit. The kitfo (raw) was well seasoned, but a bit stringy (to much connective fiber in the cut). The collards were flavorful, but could have used a little more cooking to break down the fiber, too. Now the chicken wot was wonderful as the free range chicken tasted like well... More 

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Additional Information about Bati

Address: 747 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone Number: (718) 797-9696
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 10:00 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 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Ethiopian

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