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Fasika Ethiopian Restaurant

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510 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-2329
+1 651-646-4747
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

The food here is fabulous, but do not go if you want to be in and out in less than two hours. If you want a place where you can relax and are not rushed, you will be fine, but don't go when you're starving either since the food takes a long time to come to your table. It's worth... More 

Thank Momprof
Sioux City, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

A very relaxing atmosphere even when it was busy. The service was prompt and the servers were very friendly. The food ranged from mild to very spicy. Everything was delicious and tasted very authentic.

Thank roadrooster70
Fargo, North Dakota
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337 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We have the vegetarian sampler platter and it is great! There are lots of toppings and each has its own delight. The service is very friendly and we love the atmosphere.

Thank Larry P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

My boyfriend and I eat here every Sunday when we don't have our kids. It's a special night when we get to choose the food. We always share the vegetarian combo and are always very satisfied. It's healthy, spicy, and reliably good. It is always busy, but we usually have great service and rarely wait long. I'm pretty picky about... More 

Thank Alyssa L
Austin, Minnesota
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I actually came here on a date. We wanted to try something new and adventurous. The outside looks a little sketchy, but I was surprised to see how busy they were inside. The ambiance is alright. It's a little crowded inside at times, and there was a large cement pillar obstructing my view of the rest of the restaurant. The... More 

Thank PrettyPicky11
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We've never tried authentic Ethiopian food. We were pleasantly surprised. Delicious food and the staff was wonderfully accommodating and staff.

Thank Keslie J
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

The vegetarian sampler plate is delicious and enough to feed two people. When dining this way, the meal is very affordable, too. The atmosphere is like many other Ethiopian places in town - go for the food, not the decor. It's often busy but the service doesn't suffer for it.

Thank Dallas R
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Get vegetarian sampler, the lentils (brown, red, yellow) are the best anywhere. Our kids were not fans, but my husband and I love this food.

Thank marriedtenplusyrs
Hastings, Nebraska
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This small, busy restaurant was packing in the customers on a Sunday evening. We ordered a huge platter of food with a variety of foods--meat (including lamb, chicken and beef), vegetables, and beans. All of this is eaten without silverware, instead using pieces of thin bread as a scoop. I found some of the sauces too spicy for me, but... More 

Thank CarlaHedstrom
Eagan, Minnesota
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I had the number 16 and it was fantastic! Just the right amount of spice, lamb was tender. Water was never refilled though so that would be something to be desired in the future.

Thank Zachhart12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-2329
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-646-4747

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