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5501 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220-1411
+1 303-329-6139
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“injera” (5 reviews)
“ethopian” (3 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
5501 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220-1411
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

We went on a groupon so i was hesitant. No worries, they welcomed us with open arms at 10pm on a friday night. The server was sweet and very helpful making our choices. We shared it all, fantastic vegetarian selections. Our group of 4 all...More

Thank MLBJ
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Will definitely be going back. Great experience and food was amazing. Lovely lady that owns this place who takes a lot of pride in her restaurant. Had more than we could eat with the vegetarian and meat combo for two.

Thank Sandeew18
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Hi, got a living social special for this restaurant and expected great things. We love Ethiopian food and eat it a lot and so we always are seeking out new restaurants. This was just not good. The injera was too sour to begin with. The...More

Thank LJSreviews
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Very interesting and very delicious! The waitress was very nice and quickly got us taken care of. I would definitely eat her again!

Thank nicolew2161
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I absolutely adore Ethopian food and sample it as often as possible on my many business trips. I have yet to find an Ethopian restaurant besting this one. Axum offers an impressive range of menu items, including a voluminous selection of vegetarian fare, and you...More

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed November 10, 2016

it iw amazing how such a small place can transport you to another place but AXUM did. The attentive wait staff, the stellar food( we had the vegetarian plate- which my meat loving friend really enjoyed) and simple decor, was a simple but wonderful meal.

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Interesting menu and food. For Appetizer - the samoosa is crispy little fried pie type thing with lentils. (sorry not up on Ethiopian food jargon). My sis doesn't like lentils and she liked it. The salad fresh but light on dressing (I would ask for...More

Thank Julieanna1
Reviewed December 29, 2015

We were first introduced to the Axum Restaurant through Groupon and found the food to be very authentic. When you enter you start by enjoying the smell of the meal you soon will be eating and the sounds of Ethiopia. We enjoyed a vegetarian and...More

Thank James H
Reviewed December 18, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect since I've never had Ethiopian food before. Had no idea we would be eating with our hands or how hard it would be. The injera (bread) is a soft spongy flat bread that comes covered with different sides. You...More

Thank ijustneedglitter
Reviewed December 4, 2015

First time having Ethiopian food and it was great. We were there with a party of 6. The service was great. The food came out hot and fast. We had 2 Vegetable combo and 2 meat combo. It was the perfect amount of food for...More

Thank Tom F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220-1411
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-329-6139
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