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Addis Red Sea Ethiopian Restaurant

544 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6301
+1 617-426-8727
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
544 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6301
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

One evening during my recent stay in Boston, I was craving some hot Ethiopian food on a very cold night and chose this place. I'm glad I did, for I liked the ambience, the food, and the friendly service, The ladies who seem to be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AnilM859
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We had never been to an Ethiopian restaurant before but decided to give this place a try. It was in a basement which was different. The art on the walls was interesting. Took us a little but to decide on what we wanted because we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank LaurenEA91
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I will not return to Addis Red Sea. I have eaten at Ethiopian restaurants on 3 continents and have Ethiopian/Eritrean colleagues who have been kind enough to share their food with me at work on festival occasions. This is not to brag, it's to let...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gamberioni
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Food yummy, but waiting (after ordering) over an hour with nothing is not ok. Kind of stuffy, and just felt like leaving after a while, before food arrived.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank PenelopeCollins
Reviewed June 6, 2018

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

Date of visit: April 2018
1  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

Date of visit: May 2018
1  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

Date of visit: March 2018
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!

Date of visit: January 2018
1  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

Date of visit: October 2017
1  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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank lisatmp
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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
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
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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