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Dessie's Ethiopian Restaurant

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2655 University Blvd W, Wheaton, MD 20902-1912
(301) 933-5580
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9:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 9:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 3:00 am
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Newark, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

This was my first Ethiopian food experience and I loved it. The food was absolutely delicious. My friends said it was very authentic. The staff were very courteous and attentive. This place is all about the good food and it almost feels like you are dining at a close friend's house.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I, who appreciate good food eat here every few weeks--and not just because it's convenient. It's some of the best Ethiopian food we've had. Low ambiance, but clean, quiet, friendly. Every time we eat here, we say, "We really must bring friends here." Go! You'll be glad you did.

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Churchton, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

The food here is really good, but it's hard to find parking and then it's not intuitive even how to get into the place. I ordered take out, after finding it on Urban Spoon. If I hadn't already placed the order, I might have given up. But I didn't and I'm glad I didn't. I especially liked the greens and... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I've eaten here many times, and never had a bad experience, service is friendly, food is great. Veggie friendly.

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columbia, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Beware, the entrance to this restaurant is kind of weird. You have to enter from the store next door. Went for dinner last night and was delightfully surprised. We knew the food would be good because we were the only patrons who were not Ethiopian. There were about 12 other diners. The service was good (minus he language barrier- the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I normally do take out so that I can enjoy my finger food in private. I would recommend Dessie as its my favorite Ethiopian Resturant.

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2010

I like the food and the prices are good, but the service can be slow. I'm vegetarian so I can't vouch for the meat, but the veggie sampler is very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:30 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2655 University Blvd W, Wheaton, MD 20902-1912
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Wheaton
  • Phone Number: (301) 933-5580

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