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Nyala Ethiopian Cuisine

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2900 Harvard St, Fort Collins, CO 80525-2690
970-223-6734
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Edwards, Il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to try something different and this was a find! Recommend you try the traditional seating which also means traditional eating (sans cutlery). I had the lamb trio (spicy) and my wife got beef Gored-Gored. We had spiced tea and then Ethiopian sparkling mineral water. The food was absolutely awesome! We did the gluten free bread and it was... More 

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Thank Ruths4
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were craving Ethiopian food so decided we'd go there for a special family meal on Christmas Eve day. As always, the food was freshly prepared and delicious. My hubby's favorite thing here is shuro but it is not on the lunch menu. We didn't realize this as we usually eat there at dinner time. What made our experience even... More 

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1 Thank Deb S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Fort Collins! After spending a few weeks in Ethiopia I can vouch that the food is authentic and top notch! On par or potentially better than the best food I found in Ethiopia

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Thank Matt T
Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

First time visiting, second time having Ethiopian food. It was exactly like the amazing restaurant we tried in San Diego. The service was perfect and overall we loved it! Try the honey wine.

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Thank Riley2309
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

She grinds her own spices, only buys organic, ccoks like her grandparents do?!? How is this not some $40 a plate, trendy place. A lot of meat and veggie combo. Cooking/service/product were great. Very excited to eat here again. 0 complaints.

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I must admit to being a little concerned about Ethiopian cuisine. I had never tried it before but my daughter really wanted us to try this restaurant as she had heard good things. It truly was delicious! The server was helpful in describing the dishes and in her recommendations and we both very much enjoyed the food, which was filling... More 

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1 Thank NVgirlUK
Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I have Celiac Disease and there are 2 restaurants that I feel completely comfortable eating at in Fort Collins. Nyala is at the top of that list! The cook/owner takes great care of her customers. The food is some of the best food that I have ever eaten. I had no idea that cabbage and mushrooms could taste so good.... More 

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Thank Sarah N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A tiny gem just of College Ave. Greeted at the door by the owner who patiently taught us an introduction to Ethiopian foods. A fascinating complex of flavors, very different than American fare. e will return - there's lots more to learn and taste!

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Thank Dan_and_Ellen_Morin
Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I usually go here with a few friends or family and order a vegetable combination, lamb and chicken dish and ask for it all on top of anjara, the Ethiopian fermented bread ( yum!). We love it. Also, if you like an authentic Chai, try theirs.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We are big fans of Ethiopian food and were excited to try out this spot in FoCo with a group of friends for lunch recently. The owner was very congenial and explained the food to those who were not familiar with it. And when we got our food it was quite good - albeit with fairly mild levels of spice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Harvard St, Fort Collins, CO 80525-2690
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: 970-223-6734

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