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Chercher Ethiopian Restaurant & Mart

1334 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4251
+1 202-299-9703
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1334 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4251
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here to dine alone, on a business trip. Restaurant was not full, so they moved me from a bigger table to a tiny table in the back (I understand need of space), HOWEVER, the table in the back was in a corner that was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Carla M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time eating Ethiopian food and it was delicious. Friendly staff and nice location. I would go back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank samuel8248
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on a Sunday night with a friend when a lot of places are not open. When we walked in, we were starving and cold. The place was crowded and we were told that there will be a 20 minute wait to get a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BHUANG69
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

I've eaten most every Cuisine this world has to offer but looks like some good surprises remain. Smokey curries I'll be dreaming about over the next few days. Great lentils and collards. I'm from New Orleans and these took the crown for best I've had....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sunraygrill
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

One of the drawbacks of living in Montana is the utter dearth of ethnic diversity and restaurants, particularly African cuisines, so when we're in Washington DC, we make a point of frequenting only restaurants owned by immigrant/refugee families. Cherchers is EXCELLENT! The three of us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MTMaire
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious and the staff is helpful and warm. Most of the customers seemed to enjoy returning there to eat as they had heard good reviews from others. It gets busy and can be crowded, which is what you’d expect and want in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank LaCaLaw2
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food! Ample portions! Menu has many vegan options! No real appetizers. Not handicapped accessible (up a flight of steps).

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jenknits
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I treated a friend here as she's never had Ethiopian before. We split the special beef tibs and the lentil samboosas appetizer. Ethiopian isn't necessarily her thing. I'll definitely return to try more items and be able to give a more honest review. I'm delighted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Elyse B
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Others here indicate a long wait time. I did not experience that at all. Full house on a Friday evening and I was waited on within five minutes. Food arrived in 15 minutes. Food and service were outstanding.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jack12205
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch here! 2 adults shared the deluxe vegan special and our 3 year old loved his spaghetti with tomato sauce! Would definitely recommend and look forward to our next meal here. There are so many more things we’d like to try!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelingmel29
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1334 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4251
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-299-9703
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