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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Mediterranean Salad
Romain lettuce, tomato, cucumber, bell pepper, olives, chickpeas, & feta cheese w/ homemade vinaigrette
Potato Salad
Potato,‎ cucumber, homemade yogurt, herbs, spices, & homemade vinaigrette
La Jardiniere
Cucumber, tomato, onion, cilantro, pickles, & bell pepper w/ homemade vinaigrette
Chickpea Salad
Chickpeas, tomato, cucumber, & onion w/ french vinaigrette
Chicken Salad
Chicken marinated & sautéed in 14 spices over a bed of romaine lettuce, tomato, parsley, olives, & cucumber, w/ homemade vinaigrette
Gyro Salad
Marinated chicken, beef, or lamb on a bed of romaine lettuce, tomato, feta cheese, & cucumber w/ homemade vinaigrette
Mediterranean Shrimp Salad
Marinated & sauteed shrimp over romaine lettuce, tomato, onion, green pepper, artichoke hearts, olives, chickpeas, & feta w/ homemade vinaigrette
All sandwiches can be made w/ gluten-free bread
Chicken Pita
Boneless chicken marinated & roasted in garlic & 14 spices, rolled in a pita w/ lettuce, tomato, & pickles
Veggie Sandwich
Pita bread filled w/ string beans, tomato, cucumber, artichoke hearts, & seasonal greens sauteed w/ 12 spices
French Sandwich
Whole wheat, multigrain, or white bread w/ tomato, onion, olives, cucumber, lettuce, & homemade vinaigrette
Steak or Chicken & Cheese Sandwich
Choice of meat sautéed w/ onion in 14 spices, a gourmet European cheese blend, served on French or Italian bread w/ lettuce & our homemade vinaigrette
Italian Beef Sandwich
Beef tenderloin marinated in spices, roasted & shredded, w/ provolone cheese, Italian sauce, giardiniera, lettuce, tomato & onion
Gyro Beef
Tenderloin, chicken, or lamb on grilled pita bread w/ lettuce, tomato, feta, & homemade cucumber sauce
Chicken & Basmati Rice
Marinated chicken sautéed w/ 12 spices, tomato, & onion on aged basmati rice
Lamb & Basmati Rice
Marinated lamb sauteed w/ 12 spices, tomato, & onion on aged basmati rice
Shrimp & Basmati Rice
Marinated shrimp sauteed w/ 12 spices, tomato, & onion on aged basmati rice
All our meats are grass-fed & cruelty- free
Uchenna is closed on Monday.Open Tuesday-Friday lunch 11:30am to 2:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 08:00pm Saturdays and Sundays 12:00pm to 2:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 08:00pm Honoured to welcome you.Peace and Blessings
$10 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

This was a fun place to eat. The staff is very friendly, the food is good and very different from what we normally eat. We had a great time experiencing a little bit of Ethiopia.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed February 12, 2020

Very Friendly workers. We did not have to wait very long. The ICE CREAM was excellent. There were a lot of choices and it was very hard to choose what everyone wanted but the server was so polite and had a lot of patience with...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed December 19, 2019

We ordered take out for the family and decided to try Uchenna because most of us are vegetarian. I am sorry to say, this food was terrible. The worst food I have ever ordered from a restaurant. And not cheap. Maybe it was just a...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 14, 2019

Excellent Ethiopian restaurant run by a delightful lady and her son. Last night was our first visit there, but we will be back on future trips to Colorado Springs. The food was tasty, well seasoned and attractively presented. Good level of spice in some of...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 3, 2019 via mobile

Easily one of our favorite restaurants in the world. It’s hard to explain exactly, but this is the warmest and most welcoming restaurant we may have ever visited. The server (son of owner / chef) is very attentive and friendly. The chef came out from...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019

So unusual is the food you won't forget you've been here. Home made and tasty. This restaurant shows the country you are visiting plus the food from that country. It's extraordinary. Ethiopian delight!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

We had some awesome Ethiopian food reasonably priced. Server was Mom’s son who is very personable giving up an engineering career to help mom.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019

If you love "family" restaurants, you'll love this cute place. And, the coffee.. O M G! SO Fantabulous! Closely guarded family secret. Worth it getting!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

We were vacationing in Colorado and had an overnight in Colorado Springs. We had a dog with us and needed a take out dining opportunity. We love Ethopian food, saw this restaurant on Trip Advisor, and noted that a review mentioned that the experience was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 22, 2019

We tried this great little restaurant when we were visiting Colorado Springs. We were looking to eat something different...we headed to the Old Town in Colorado Springs. This little “hole in the wall” restaurant is awesome! Great food...great service. Try it you won’t regret!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Response from martin e | Reviewed this property |
There are many restaurants serving excellent meals, but this is only one I've been to where warm hugs are freely added to the menu. Call it intentional salesmanship if you like. I call it uniquely authentic and divine.
January 18, 2015|
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If it's Uchenna for which you're looking, then look no further. This is my all-time favorite restaurant. There is really something special about Chef Maya.
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