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Addis Red Sea Ethiopian Restaurant

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544 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6301
+1 617-426-8727
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“injera” (6 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
544 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel concierge suggested I visit Tremont St as there are many options for dinner. Walking down the street I came across Addis Red Sea and decided to venture in, and I'm glad I did! First time at an Ethiopian Restaurant and the ladies were...More

Thank dreamer8313
Reviewed May 6, 2018

It is a very humble looking restaurant. But let that not fool you. The food, their hospitality and ambience is awesome. This is my third visit with family. Slightly pricier. Parking is a huge issue, but if you are in Boston area and can use...More

Thank PareshMotiwala
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

You have to keep your eyes peeled to see the sign. We drove past and had to walk by using google maps to find it. Reception area needs a little touch up. Feels lke the place is run by untrained family or friends. We were...More

Thank 77by77
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Went here with work friends and it was a lovely experience. Enjoyed the meal start to finish and finally a place that made the spicy food spicy!

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed November 2, 2017

I understand the not so stellar ratings due to it being older and in need of updating but the food was excellent and there's a parking garage across the street (entrance on Warren Ave). As we were leaving the owner/manager was eating a heaping plate...More

Thank angelam039
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I saw a great play and then came out of the theater wondering where to eat. I saw this small restaurant across the street. I walked in and it was just me and a bunch of Ethiopian women who made me feel quite at home....More

Thank lisatmp
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

This place is directly across from the Calderwood Theatres. It is about 4 steps down from the sidewalk. The feeling I got was "disheveled". The menus were really nasty looking and falling apart. Some upholstery was cracked and torn. Just has a very used look....More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed February 20, 2017

I've know about Addis Red Sea for years and have visited many times. I was looking forward this time but was very disappointed. Cash Only, no liquor. Injera dissolved quicker than it should have when eating. However, the food was still tasty. I had expected...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

It's was a small restaurant on the main street that appears to family run. It took about 10 minutes to find parking and you have to pay for meter. The service was friendly, but slow from ordering to delivery of the food. The food was...More

Thank Khanh L
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

And to add insult to injury. Cash only. The platter of food depicted above was $50 and tasteless. The 2 of us Left hungry & were told. "What do you expect order more". Never again

Thank Michele C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6301
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-426-8727
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