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“Special Events or Cultural Experience - Ethiopain Food Rocks!” 5 of 5 stars
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Abyssinia
913 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 568-6455
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Ranked #59 of 404 Restaurants in Santa Rosa
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Sebastopol, California
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Special Events or Cultural Experience - Ethiopain Food Rocks!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I can hardly believe it's been a year since my last Ethiopian food experience.

Went here for our 5th wedding anniversary. Food and service was great.

The food and dining experience is like like traveling back in time and to Ethiopia and so very different in the flavors or style of Western eating. Family run business. Mom does the cooking and son runs the service.

No matter if you are a meat eater or not, there's something awesome hear for you.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Santa Rosa, California, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Wow!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

So good. That's all I have to say. Eat here if you have the opportunity...get the shared plates they are a great way to experience all the flavors.

Visited October 2012
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Sebastopol, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Awesome vegetarian fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Great food for vegans and meat eaters. Live the bread as the plate. Nothing like in Sonoma county.

Highly recommend.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Northern California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Authentic, great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Dishes have been consistently tasty every time I go. They recently redecorated and the improvements look good. Staff has always been friendly. Because of the layout, they can't seat very many medium to large groups (more than 2) at once. That's literally the only real drawback I can think of. I hope they do well enough to expand!

Visited June 2013
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“As good as NYC and SF!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The food here is absolutely excellent and is actually as good as, if not better than the Ethiopian restaurants I've tried in New York and San Francisco. We go to this place all the time. Try the vegetarian platter...it's our favorite! The meat dishes are also excellent if you like rich, meaty dishes.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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