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Ethiopic Restaurant

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401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
+1 202-675-2066
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

I was in DC for a work trip this past week and my husband found this little gem. We got there right before it closed, and they kindly accommodated us. We'll definitely be coming back to try out more of their dishes! If you love...More

1  Thank Explorer_Trish
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

This was very good Ethiopian food. Service was good with a great ambiance. We did the vegetarian sampler with a meat entree. It was enough food for the two of us. My only complaint would be that there wasn’t a mixed vegetarian and meat sampler....More

1  Thank tiffster05
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We sat at the bar and took our server/bartenders recommendations. What a wonderful meal. We had some great brews - I liked the Cusquena - and tried the honey wine. the Lamb, the Fish, and the Ethiopian sampler were incredible. Flavors jumping right off the...More

1  Thank Cinghiale-13624
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Wow. How have we never eaten Ethiopian food before ?! And apparently upon posting our enjoyment for this place a few friends said it’s the best they have ever had! We ordered the meat lunch sampler platter and it did not disappoint. So much flavor....More

1  Thank Chris_and_Krissy
Reviewed May 26, 2018

I've tried quite a few Ethiopian places in D.C., as it is my favorite cuisine in D.C. I don't live there anymore but every time I go back, I have to go to Ethiopic. My friends took me to this restaurant years ago and now...More

1  Thank Nicole_eats
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

I have been here a couple of times and the food has been super each time. There is something for everyone here and the staff is really good about recommending dishes and drinks. 3 of us shared one of the sampler platters last time with...More

1  Thank Nicole K
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

My mother, myself, and my 9 year old daughter tried this place. My daughter absolutely loved her meal. She rated it as best of vacation. As for myself, I rated it middle of road. I really liked the beef that I ordered. I just don’t...More

1  Thank ELMny
Reviewed April 2, 2018

first time here. Good food. service okay - it was slow and she was not friendly. I did my husbands first time eating Ethiopian food and I found the server not very helpful. I did not find this restaurant to be amazing.

Thank sunjlm
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Unless your kids love spicy food this place does not have an option for them… but it is a fantastic experience for adults. The food is to die for and the flavors well balanced. The fact that you eat with your hands gives the food...More

1  Thank Dariocello
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Ethiopic is a less than a mile walk from the Capitol. My teenage son and I went and really enjoyed it. The restaurant is very cozy with an eclectic feel. We ordered the beef and chicken sampler - this is a great way to try...More

1  Thank Renee D
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July 23, 2016|
Response from TravelbeeSantaFe_NM | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, but prices reasonable. Entrees about $12 as I recall.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-675-2066
  • E-mail
Ethiopic Restaurant focuses on Ethiopian cuisine and culture. Traditional Ethiopian ingredients are introduced to evoke the true taste of Ethiopia. Ethiopic’s authentic Ethiopian food menu will feature vegetarian, meat, poultry, and fish. Ethiopic Restaurant is proud to be the first Ethiopian Restaurant on the H Street Corridor and intends to cater to a wide customer base. We want everyone to feel welcome and entertained.
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