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Ethiopic Restaurant

401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
+1 202-675-2066
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

first time here. Good food. service okay - it was slow and she was not friendly. I did my husbands first time eating Ethiopian food and I found the server not very helpful. I did not find this restaurant to be amazing.

Thank sunjlm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unless your kids love spicy food this place does not have an option for them… but it is a fantastic experience for adults. The food is to die for and the flavors well balanced. The fact that you eat with your hands gives the food...More

1  Thank Dariocello
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ethiopic is a less than a mile walk from the Capitol. My teenage son and I went and really enjoyed it. The restaurant is very cozy with an eclectic feel. We ordered the beef and chicken sampler - this is a great way to try...More

1  Thank Renee D
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We've been coming here for several years. More now that our favorite Zenebech in Shaw closed. Service is friendly and attentive and the food is always delicious. We especially love the beet salad and the vegetarian sampler. Our son prefers and really enjoys the meat...More

1  Thank pirula778
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We went as a family of three to this restaurant, and immediately thought we should come back with our foodie son, who was off in college at the time of our meal. I eat gluten free, and the staff understood this, and went a long...More

1  Thank Moira J
Reviewed 16 October 2017

H Street continues to change and gentrify. In the midst of the change is Ethiopic Restaurant. I enjoyed the cleanliness of the restaurant, the friendliness and promptness of the staff and the fresh quality of the food. I will return to this restaurant in the...More

Thank restrapo
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Four of us arrived for dinner after that of a very large, and very noisy, group. We sat as far away from them as possible but unfortunately for us, and for the other customers, they were very loud and disruptive. The food was generally very...More

Thank lizlubee
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

From the ambience to the quality food, to the responsive attention to the extra gift of an umbrella when we left in the rain, and even the quality of the hand drier in the bathroom...this restaurant was exceptional. Most of all tho, having never tasted...More

1  Thank Dave A
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This was my first time eating Ethiopian food, and thanks to Ethiopic I am HOOKED. What an amazing meal. We were a group of six, and shared most of the menu. I can't wait to come back for more goodies!

1  Thank jessicaaU9987DE
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Food Taste: very good Food Presentation: very good; large portions Service: Timely Ambiance: Quiet environment given how busy it was; easy to chat and hear others Dress code: casual Price/Value: very good I had just arrived from the Middle East and my wife, but we...More

Thank jelemus3
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23 July 2016|
Response from TravelbeeSantaFe_NM | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, but prices reasonable. Entrees about $12 as I recall.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-675-2066
  • E-mail
Ethiopic Restaurant focuses on Ethiopian cuisine and culture. Traditional Ethiopian ingredients are introduced to evoke the true taste of Ethiopia. Ethiopic’s authentic Ethiopian food menu will feature vegetarian, meat, poultry, and fish. Ethiopic Restaurant is proud to be the first Ethiopian Restaurant on the H Street Corridor and intends to cater to a wide customer base. We want everyone to feel welcome and entertained.
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