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15510 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866-1634
2407226900
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Laurel, Maryland
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I loved Soretti's and got take out from them regularly. When they didn't answer the phone and the web site was down, I feared the worse. They have new owners and a new name: Ahadu Ethiopia Restaurant. The food is still delicious, and they appear to still use the same menu & recipes.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

This was our first time eating Ethiopian food. My brother who lives in the area recommend the restaurant. While talking to the owner we found out that he and his wife had just purchased the restaurant from the previous owners the week prior. We had eaten a large lunch so we were not starving. We ordered the herbed butter and... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Ordered all the time from this restaurant which is very tasty. But the last time i ordered there was a huge hair on top of my injera. I only have 1/2 hour lunch so i did not bring it back to them. However I mentioned it to them the next day and they did nothing about it..Nothing...

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Burtonsville, Maryland
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Having traveled in Ethiopia and eaten authentic Ethiopian food in country, I can't say I developed any love for it at all. So for many years there after I avoided this national cuisine. At the insistence of family, however, I reluctantly joined them at Soretti's for dinner. To my surprise, I found I really enjoyed the food. The injera was... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There are some top-notch Ethiopian restaurants in the District and a couple in Baltimore. If you can make it to one of those, great. If you don;t want to make the trek into the city, this is a very good alternative. Food was very good, service was good, atmosphere was a little weak. But bottom line - it ma not... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Wonderful vegan options, some we had never had before. All seasoned extremely well and not greasy at all. Staff is very friendly and helpful. We been several times now and it is our new "comfort food". Go and enjoy our local business...no need to go all the way to Baltimore or DC!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I used to travel into DC for Ethiopian food but this small strip mall restaurant will be our frequent stop in the future! The visit started out a little slow....only a couple people working and took awhile to get a menu. It was also difficult to understand the ordering process and not much help was forthcoming....so when... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Yes, it's basically a small cafe in a strip mall. Don't let the looks deceive you - the food is great. I've grown up on Ethiopian in Adams Morgan, and this is just as good (Better? No, you still have to go to Silver Spring or downtown for that). Still, decent Ethiopian in the outer suburbs -- who'da thunk? They... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Five of us went to this authentic Ethiopian restaurant to complete a family outing. Vegan meal, plenty of wonderful food. Samosas to begin, then the various selections on a huge like-a-pancake. Very tasty and filling.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

OPINION: Please give a break to our last remaining -- and possibly struggling -- Mom-&-Pop restaurants! Anyone over a certain age can remember how a majority of American restaurants used to be: friendly, modest, non-gentrified, & NOT renovated. Just travel outside the Western World: In fact, Soretti's is more authentic; it might be regarded in most of Ethiopia as fancy.... 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15510 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866-1634
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Burtonsville
  • Phone Number: 2407226900
Description
It is located in a strip mall on 198. Really from the outside, it is hard to believe such a charming and warm place exists. It is directly across from Jerry's.

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