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“a breath of fresh air...”
Review of Lalibela

Lalibela
Ranked #425 of 3,382 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Neighborhood: Logan Circle/ Shaw
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Neighborhood: Logan Circle/ Shaw
Reviewed July 22, 2013

... Not just because one can sit out on their terrace, but because I've seen nothing else like it in this area of DC. It's real Ethiopian food, and it's delicious. I haven't seen a better deal for eating in DC. Ideal spot if you're heading to Studio Theatre afterwards.

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Thank ElusiveJ
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

DC has the second largest population of Ethiopian people outside of Ehthiopia and you should be embarrassed if you live in the city and haven't tried Ethiopian food! Lalibela's vegetable mixed platter was terrific as was the lamb option we chose. The outdoor seating faced a lovely old theater and it was an overall wonderful experience.

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Thank mearymam
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Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

Very good veggie combo in a casual local spot. Prices are great period and cheap for DC. Even at 7:15, I had my food in 5mins flat but never felt rushed. First visit and hopefully not my last.

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Thank aefl223
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

As soon as we entered this tiny restaurant, the aroma told us the food would be delicious. The decor seemed authentic with the bright patterns and lovely artwork. We ordered the sharing platter on injera (bread) and thoroughly enjoyed all the different flavours. This platter has small portions of meats, beans and vegetables that you pick up in the bread rather than utensils. Some items were spicy, some cold and some hot but all were delicious. The service was friendly and attentive.
The convenient location is at the corner of two charming, bustling streets. Good find and reasonably priced.

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1  Thank MarshaToronto
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

This is a corner restaurant on 14th Street, NW which is easy to overlook, but a real find. Quality and service are exceptional, and the host, Taye Wogederes is very engaging. And for the high price one would expect to find in DC, this place was very reasonable.

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Thank tfig218
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