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Awash - Downtown

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East Village
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338 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8736
+1 212-982-9589
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking to try an Ethiopian restaurant and other reviews of Awash on E. 6th seemed quite positive. I had lunch here was really happy with my experience. The service was great and the food was delicious, can't really ask for more. The ambience was quiet but I also visited at an odd lunch time on a holiday weekend. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We did the create your own combo for three when we went. It's like family style dining where everyone shares. The food was delicious! The portions were perfect and it was a reasonable price too.

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Thank Crisi C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Good food Good ambience Nice wait staff Can accommodate a party OK. DC is the go to spot for Ethiopian cuisine on the east coast but this is really good and I want some right now. .....with a botTale of tej

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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Food is delicious, price is reasonable and service is good too. If you order the combo, you can try out many items in the menu. Several vegetarian options are also available. Would definitely recommend to visit this restaurant.

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Thank SeemiPal
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

I simply love Ethiopian! You get that great big squishy pancake bread and pick up the food in your fingers! YUM. And! I ordered very wisely and got good colors and veg/meat mix. Super good. Remember to ask for extra bread if you need it.

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Thank tressed
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Pros: Good food. Good quantity Good service Nice environment Cons: small place, gets crowded sometimes.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

I'm a huge fan of Ethiopian food. I've eaten it all over the USA. This was one of the best meals of it's kind that I've had. I had the "special" Kitfo, and it was delicious. Tender and spicy with just the right "kick" to it. Portions were very generous as well. The Injera had the proper sour quality too.... More 

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Thank BeantownMan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

This was my first time with Ethiopian food and it was good. The meal is well prepared and portion sizes are very nice. Ambiance is quiet and calm, service was also prompt. I didn't have anything to complain. They also have a bat menu but I did not try that. Should visit if you want to try an alternative global... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

Sought it out because it has vegetarian food, injera bread, linen tablecloths and a relaxed atmosphere. Was pleased to find blackberry mead as a drink option. Asked for a vegetarian sampler plate and got enough food that it would have lasted three days if I had a hotel refrigerator. I would go again and again if I was local. Affordable... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2015

We enjoyed the vegetarian meal. The food is tasty, slightly spicy and gives a variety of options to vegetarians. Its a small restaurant and the single handed service was efficient. The blaring TV was a nuisance, but if ignored and only food enjoyed its a good eatery. The meal needs to be ordered one per person as a rule which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8736
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-982-9589

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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