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rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 738 72 98
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“injera” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Oh to have music dance and good food with lovely service and ambience! We got to know about this Ethiopian restaurant from a friends friend who had been there and came highly recommended. Every Friday night is the music n dance night which starts around...More

Reviewed June 21, 2018

This comfortable, homey restaurant serves a straightforward and very delicious Ethiopian menu. The staff are friendly and appropriately attentive. Food really wonderful. Many Ethiopian and other African customers which is always a good sign.

Thank Br0wnster
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this Ethiopian veggie place for a delicious and filling lunch! Great find in Geneva :)

Thank GirishK478
Reviewed February 14, 2018

authentic atmosphere and delicious vegetarian plate. We ordered one big plate for two of us and we were full. recommend.

Thank AndreaR7945
Reviewed January 28, 2018

A simple place and an excellent cooking (who will be especially appreciated by vegan people), with a fast service (ready in ten minutes for the vege dish). I can add : a really a friendly price and a kind service ! I love this place...More

Thank vitella-tonata
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Four of us went there Friday night. The service was quick despite the restaurant being full, and the food was delicious and plentiful. I've eaten Ethiopian a lot in many different cities and this is by far one of the best restaurants due to the...More

Thank eshermom
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Went there for lunch and had the tasting plate (Merkato?), which we shared amongst 4 people. The food was without any doubt very good, but in my opinion the portion wasn't that big, and not a lot of meat. Otherwise the service is good and...More

Thank Pascal J
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Awash's food was delicious. The place is very gloomy though, and the service is very poor: orders wrong 3 times, including a meat dish when I ordered vegetarian which is very problematic. If they clean the place up and seriously improve their service the place...More

Thank yaskhanmin
Reviewed May 6, 2017

I'd often walked past Awash and finally visited with a friend. We got a warm welcome, a pile of the fluffiest, stretchiest sourdough injera pancakes and I got a selection of delicious vegetarian dishes. You eat with your hands, and there's a hand basin you...More

Thank RosemarieNorth
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Incredible food, good ambience and kind service. Truly a 10/10 for our family and I. Best Ethiopian food restaurant in town.

Thank LyaBes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 738 72 98
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