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“fun ehtiopian food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Excellent Table

Excellent Table
119 N Main St, Ste 103, Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 951-1094
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Ranked #24 of 106 Restaurants in Blacksburg
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Draper, Virginia
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40 restaurant reviews
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“fun ehtiopian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

their hot dishes are very tasty. not much place to eat in but great take out

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Morristown, New Jersey
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Ethnic place separate from the rest of Blacksburg!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Personally, I am not a fan of Ethiopian food. However, the other members of my family highly enjoyed this restaurant. They give it five stars - I see no reason not to as well. The service was wonderful, the owner is very sweet and she is a graduate of Virginia Tech herself. She is a hard worker and has opened up this nice little restaurant in the middle of Blacksburg, there is parking right behind it though. My only complain is that it took us forever to find the restaurant, it is not facing the street and the entrance is in the parking lot.

The place is more of a takeout place with very little seating area. It is very clean inside though if you would like to stay there.

We got the spicy beef, spicy lentils, mild lentils, collard greens, and tofu with mushroom. The total came to about $35. The only complaint was that it was a little too spicy, but other than that the food was wonderful. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking for something different.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Blacksburg, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“HECK YES, Excellent Table Rocked My Socks!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

Searching for an ethnic place that stands worlds apart from typical college town dives? LOOK NO FURTHER! You will not find a better takeout restaurant in all of Blacksburg, though it's worth a mention that the establishment features a small seated dining area as well. The service is excellent, food is top-knotch, and one serving will satisfy your appetite for an entire day.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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33 restaurant reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Holy cow! A real Ethiopian chef in our town is a real blessing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

Delicious! What more to say. This is a tiny kitchen near the back of the farmer's market. The chef and owner is Ethiopian and so are the dishes. Very hearty food served on hand made Ethiopian pancake (Injeera), with choice of sauces (meat or veggie, spicy or mild). And Ethiopian coffee. Prices seem high but dishes are satisfying enough to share.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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philadelphia, pa
1 review
“Great food. Owner was very friendly and helpful.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

First time I had Ethiopian food. The owner was very helpful by letting me try all the food she had available. The menu is different everyday. She makes everything fresh. I would also recommend her tropical ice tea. The food was excellent. And the price was reasonable.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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