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Ethiopian Restaurant

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2816 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1507
(303) 322-5939
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Deposit, New York
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Flavorful and delicious. I would have to rate it as one of the best Ethiopian restaurants that we have found across the nation and we do search them out. Great job. I will return.

Thank Gerald K
Ikusaka-mura, Japan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully delicious, well priced and nice space. Fast service (at least for the vegetarian special).

Thank Daracat
Del Mar, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place looks very humble hole in the wall. But it feels like stepping into someone's home in Ethiopia. An older lady was preparing the food and presumably her daughter was acting as a hostess / server. The place was packed and seemed to be frequented by regulars as a number of patrons went out of their way to say... More 

1 Thank homa k
Casper, Wyoming
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Same person that took our order made our food that was interesting and personal. Absolutely delicious. The food was very fresh, the owner had a lot of pride in his food it was great! The portions were to much to eat. Party of 8 we didn't even come close to finishing. The dining experience is very different you share a... More 

1 Thank NotNiceNurse
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Was somewhat questioning our decision to eat there as we entered through what appeared to be the kitchen. Surprise! Absolutely great service and food. Prices very reasonable, especially for the Denver metro area. Definitely one of those treasures we all look for.

1 Thank fspandorf
Flagstaff, Arizona
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131 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We ordered 3 meals for 3 of us and everything was perfect. We cleaned out the 30" dish. The service is slow, as there is one cook and one server (it was busy on a Friday). We got our food 45 min after we walked in. Would go back any time. Loved it.

Thank Charlie T
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great food (ordered the combo 1 and beers), tremendous atmosphere. Touch of ancient history. Waiter was great. 4 of us shared with sour dough bread, 1st time Ethiopian, will go back

Thank GreeleyInd
Frisco, Colorado
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113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Very delicious food at a good price. Only two folks working on a Monday night so super slow but friendly service. Cash only. Good for a slow relaxing dinner.

Thank Eric R
Ridgeland, Mississippi
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172 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

It was an impressive experience. Spices are impressive. Staff is super friendly. Ambiance is not so good but this is not a place for fine dining.

Thank Venkataraman P
Shelton, Washington
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

As a person who knows east African food quite well, I was VERY happy to find the Ethiopian Restaurant. It is a small café (no credit cards) owned by a wonderful family. I took an African friend who had never had this food before and she loved it. I love this food and it was so good to have it... More 

Thank Jeanne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2816 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: (303) 322-5939

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?