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Abay Ethiopian Cuisine - CLOSED

130 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3931
+1 412-661-9736
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 30, 2015
“"Hidden" gem”
Oct 12, 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
130 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3931
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Reviewed November 30, 2015

I have been in this place several times and each time has been a pleasant experience accompanied by very tasty food. I am not a vegetarian but have been there with someone who was so I went along with an all vegetarian selection (they have...More

Thank S M
Reviewed October 12, 2013

After 10 years of providing a great dining experience, Abay closed in June. We will miss it. My kids loved the food and eating with bread and no silverware.

1  Thank vacationlover061
Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

The quality of food at this resto is pretty descent. Overall, I'd say skip the desserts or coffees as there's not much to rave about but some starters and the main courses are great. Not sure if I'll visit again but my dining experience with...More

Thank Techyling
Reviewed March 31, 2013

The food was excellent-- well prepared and tasty. The staff was friendly and happy to explain the cuisine and how to eat Ethiopian style. The atmosphere was unpretentious, warm, cozy. A good place for friends and/or family. As a heads up, we brought our own...More

1  Thank KathrinaO91
Reviewed March 30, 2013

This was my first time eating Ethiopian cuisine, so I can't speak to its authenticity. I can say that I enjoyed everything I tried that evening. I ate with a party of seven on a Friday evening. We shared a meat platter and a vegetarian...More

Thank muddyexplorer
Reviewed February 25, 2013

I really love the food at Abay! I suggest getting the platters with several different items because if you are like me you could never pick just one dinner. I really enjoy the veggie platter with the beet and potato dish being one of my...More

Thank bodhi0916
Reviewed September 4, 2012

The food at Abay is excellent...combination platter allows you to try different dishes and split with a friend. Definitely worth a visit!

2  Thank Seth M
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Dined here with friends and very much liked the ambience and service. Having had Ethiopian food several times in Washington D.C. the food at Abay was somewhat disappointing. All dishes are served on the Ethiopian injira bread (crepe like texture). I recommend trying the sample...More

Thank LaRa12
Reviewed March 27, 2012

We went with a group of colleagues and the informal setting and shared plates contributed to create a collegial and fun atmosphere. The food was great and very reasonably priced. We also loved the fact that this is a BYOB restaurant with a low cork...More

1  Thank MarcoLimoncello
Reviewed February 10, 2012

I wanted to give this restaurant a rating of just 'good' but my options were Average, Very good and Excellent.. Not sure why.. I'd give them 3.5 stars if that counts for anyone reading this. Since I couldn't do that I had to choose 4....More

Thank SmokeyBearVII
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  • Address: 130 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3931
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighborhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-661-9736
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