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Addis Abeba - CLOSED

1322 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4725
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 13, 2016
“Disappointing dinner at this restaurant”
Feb 8, 2016
“No utensils!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1322 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4725
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

Our take-out order from last week was very disappointing - the quality of food at this restaurant has deteriorated substantially. Walked in at 5:30 PM on a weekday evening and the restaurant was empty – not a single table was occupied. Was home within 10...More

Thank AwinDtrip
Reviewed February 8, 2016

It was our first experience at this restaurant and the food was very good. We didn't know that our food would come in a wide platter! and "Where are our forks and knives!" we asked. The server came with our food and then came back...More

Thank Cinta B
Reviewed January 2, 2016

The restaurant is clean and inviting. The food was served family style and was really quite good. Get a variety and share. Soaking up the food in soft bread gets very messy and the paper napkins were as thin as tissue. Beer and wine only...More

Thank Paul Z
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Went for lunch with a friend. Only one other table was occupied during the whole lunch hour. Our food was delivered on one platter which was ok except it was hard to figure out whose food was whose! The bread sponge was cold and stale,...More

Thank Rhona R
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Addis Abeba offers a lunch special on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The meat portions are a bit sparse but that appears to be the rule for several of the Ethiopian restaurants I have been to in the Chicago area. The vegetable sides are excellent and...More

Thank KelloggTraveler
Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Cool little place, great food, nice atmosphere. They walk you through the menu if you've never had Ethiopian food before. The bread they use to scoop up the food is delicious, as is the food you scoop!! The service was good as well. It's close...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I love this place! Great service, food and prices. No silverware--hands only for an authentic experience! Lots of vegetarian options.

Thank Blue_skies42
Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant a few times and the food is always so good, I always want to keep coming back. I even have gone to Kenya, Africa and their Ethiopian food is as good as this places. So worth the drive out!...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed November 26, 2014

Four of us met here for lunch. The specials menu offered a mix and match variety of meat and veggies. We asked if we could get one communal dish with all of the options included. That was no problem & an excellent choice on our...More

Thank Lois F
Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was my second Ethiopian dining experience. For those who have never been your food is served on a single, large platter (MESOB). A thin, pancake like bread (Injera) is served with your food. The Injera is your utensil (silverware). We went for lunch on...More

Thank midwest4
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1322 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4725
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
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