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Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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BEVERAGES‎
$2.00
Soda
$3.00
Ambo
$2.50
Topochino
$2.00
Iced Tea
$2.00
Juice
$2.00
Coffee
$3.00
Macchiato
$2.00
Tea
$2.00
Bottled Water
$2.00
Perrier
SALADS‎
$5.00
House Salad
$9.00
Fish Salad
$7.00
Chicken Salad
$10.00
Tomato Fit Fit with Fish
SIGNATURE ENTREES‎
$12.00
Lamb and Tibs Entree
$14.00
Filet Mignon Tib Entree
$12.50
Fish Tibs Entree
$12.00
Biret Mitad Tib Entree
$30.00
Meat Lovers Entree
$12.50
Ribeye Tibs Entree
$10.00
Chicken Tibs Entree
$10.00
Ground Beef Tibs Entree
$14.00
Goden Tibs Entree
SANDWICHES‎
$7.00
Lamb Sandwich
$7.00
Chicken Sandwich
$6.00
Veggie Sandwich
$7.00
Beef Sandwich
$7.00
Fish Sandwich
PASTA‎
$9.00
Pasta with Chicken
$9.00
Pasta with Meat Sauce
$7.00
Pasta with Veggies
$9.00
Pasta with Fish
$9.00
Pasta with Kitfo
VEGETARIAN‎
$9.00
Shiro
$7.00
Ater
$7.00
Gomen
$8.00
Dinech Wot
$7.00
Tomato Fit Fit
$9.00
Miser
$7.00
Tikel Gomen
$12.00
Vegetarian Platter
DESSERT‎
$4.00
Tiramisu
$5.00
Napoleon Cake
$5.00
Berry Cheesecake
$5.00
Chocolate Cake
$5.00
Caramel Cheesecake
$2.00
Baklava
About
Authentic Ethiopian cuisine crafted from high quality, real ingredients. We have options for all types of eaters: meat lovers, vegetarians, vegans and more. Dine family style or individually, it's up to you!
PRICE RANGE
$11 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Flavorful, reasonably priced and all round interesting place to eat! We dine here regularly- it's a favorite restaurant!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KeppyKap
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review and your continued support Keppy! Come back soon

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have to say that I really love the food here. Super delicious and tasty. It's very flavorful and there are so many dishes to choose from. One of the best spots in Atlanta to get some quality healthy quick eats. I highly recommend them.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tomicoj
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review! We're excited that you enjoyed everything and thanks for the recommendation! Come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting this place for dinner. The food is exceptional, the service is very nice and quick. They're more than willing to explain menu items today. I'd suggest ordering the lamb or beef tibs with injera and the spicy lentils on the side. They...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mcfly43417
DestaEthiopian, Guest Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the continued support! Great recommendations on the lamb tibs, it's definitely an Atlanta favorite! We hope to see you again soon. :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Desta. We’d been hearing about Desta for years, but Atlanta traffic usually prohibits us from getting near here. Thursday we landed Kusama tickets at the High, so it was a perfect opportunity. We got the Tibs (two of us got grouper, two got lamb) and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank IamCoconutty
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for finally giving us a try :-) We're glad you guys enjoyed everything and we hope to see you again, next time you're in our neck of the woods!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, simply put. Mildly spicy but nothing overpowering, the lamb tibs were a great choice. Paired with the house salad that served as a great palette cleanser. Honey wine was refreshing, as well as the service. Would definitely recommend and go again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ajamesbehfar
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks James, we certainly appreciate your kind words! Come back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always heard wonderful comments about Desta, and finally went there. My co-worker and I ordered the vegan platter, and was surprised to see the size of the plate...platter! It was hugh! Definitely more than enough to share. The food was delicious, the servers...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 09303
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by and for leaving this helpful review! Don't stay away too long!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is just amazing and the service can’t be beat. We asked the server for recommendations and he provided the perfect suggestions.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jpark34
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome! We're glad you guys found everything enjoyable!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolute love Desta! The quality of the food is consistent, and the service is always great. This is our go to spot when we crave Ethiopian food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nickieandira
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your continued support Nickie!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent visit to Atlanta, my Jamaican colleague suggested to another Jamaican and myself, Guyanese, we try Desta. It was an amazing experience. A bit out of the city center, it has plenty of parking with both outside and inside seating. In October it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
6  Thank EliteTravellers
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us guys! Great choice for an entree for the three of you! Definitely come back in the spring when the weather warms up a bit and dine outside.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a signature entree. Good value and tasty. Shrimp with gomen added, pita, tomato fit fit. The mushy bread we tasted was not my favorite. But the mushy bread included with the fit fit was good because it absorbed the flavor of the vinegar....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Robineggleston
DestaEthiopian, Public Relations Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by Robin! We're glad you enjoyed your entree and the sambusas! Come back soon.

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No dogs on the porch!
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I order the tilapia on a huge bed of spring greens (fish salad) and never have a reaction. Avoid the rice. Excellent food!
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