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Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

#237 of 2,926 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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7048 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8222
407 354-0026
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Warmly greeted and well looked after. Food quality is good and very tasty. Try the sharing platters and the amber lager. You will not be disappointed.

Thank LCM1305
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a stop on our food tour. We would have never found it otherwise... it's tucked in a strip mall off of I-Drive and, truthfully, we had never had Ethiopian food and didn't even know what it is. We're sold. This is a new favorite. The place is clean, if not fancy. The service is fabulous... prompt, professional, and... More 

1 Thank Klomo
Birmingham, Alabama
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never had Ethiopian food before, but my wife had had it many times where she grew up, so being on our honeymoon in Orlando, we decided to eat here as she had wanted me to try it for quite a while. I was blown away by the food. it was amazing, flavorful and delicious.I had no idea Ethiopian... More 

1 Thank mmarston2009
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. Delicious and very filling food. Everything nicely presented. Very relaxed atmosphere. Fun coffee ceremony too. No cutlery unless requested - which was also fun! Nice change from burgers etc. Would definitely return. Recommended.

Thank Rob D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I only wish there were more of these restaurants near my area of Florida. This is a great service experience for couples and families. If you are looking for healthy family style eats please stop here. The coffee is INCREDIBLE and you can never go wrong with the sambusas. I recommend trying this food, but please note some of the... More 

Thank RelaxandLive1999
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Tuesday night and were seated immediately. Each person in our party of four ordered something different, and we all tried the sambusas appetizer. The sambusas' flavor was good but a little dry overall. For our entrees, it was unanimous that there was not enough meat on any of them but least of all on the short ribs... More 

Thank LuvMCO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Went with my boyfriend and it was great! I would suggest getting the meals on one plate or "family style" as it is an authentic experience. Great place to try something new! Service was helpful and friendly

Thank Ally C
Miami, Florida
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Living in South Florida deprives us of any Ethiopian food. Whenever we travel North, we make a point to stop here for dinner. In April, we travelled by car to North Carolina and on the way back, we stopped here for our 5th dinner in a couple of years. I really think they are getting better and better. The restaurant... More 

Thank hdss379
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We were really struggling with all the chain restaurants and the sheer amount of American fried and fatty food so felt like a god send when we stumbled on this little place! It's so pretty inside, very thoughtfully decorated and definitely very special - especially when compared to iDrive standards! The food was good too, recommend the mesir wot, and... More 

Thank Sarah Alexandra... G
Huntsville, AL
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113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

A short ride for a great experience. A bit out of the way, but worth the trip. Excellent menu and service.

Thank Oldcoot340

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7048 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8222
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighborhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: 407 354-0026

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