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Ethiopic Restaurant

401 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4677
+1 202-675-2066
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • 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 18 October 2015

Had dinner here tonight with 4 family members. Excellent service and delicious food. I highly recommend the Lamb Tibs and the Awaze Tibs. The vegetarian sampler was excellent also. The bread served before the meal was outstanding. Nice selection of food and wine. We also...More

Thank Kittykat610
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We met our niece and friends for dinner at Ethiopic. I'd never eaten Ethopian food and was pleasantly pleased! First, the restaurant was packed ( which is a good indicator) but we had reservations ( strongly recommend). Our waitress suggested the vegetable platter (2) we...More

Thank Juanita Mention S
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The food is off the beaten path, but the food is very good. There aren't a lot of choices on the menu like at other resturants of the same kind. service is great very friendly.

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Pros: Most of the food tastes pretty good. it is a decent value for Ethiopian food. Service is very attentive. Cons: There are so few options here compared to other places when it comes down to platters. And the platters they do have come with...More

1  Thank g-raterr
Reviewed 15 September 2015

It's small but worth the trip! My date and I shared the vegetable platter and added in beef on the side. It was fantastic! Very fresh and full of flavor. The staff was so friendly and helpful. Can't wait to go back!

Thank theladyknownascady
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Located off Capitol Hill we went on the recommendation of local eats magazine. Having eaten at lots of Ethiopian restaurants I was disappointed and would eat at a different one when next in the area. It's clean and cool, but there are better in DC....More

Thank Ann9876
Reviewed 24 August 2015

If you haven't tried Ethiopian food, this is the place where you want to take the plunge. There are several Ethiopian restaurants here is DC - some have been around for over twenty years - but this place in revitalized H Street, N.E., is by...More

Thank ScottInIndia
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

The vegetable platter that we split was delicious. It was probably the freshest tasting Ethiopian food I've ever had. The bread was nice and spongy. Highly recommended.

Thank NYCleveland
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Love the unique Flavors and style of eating Ethiopian food. The rolls of "bread" are like healthy, whole wheat crepes that you use to scoop up the amazing dishes that are laid in a large platter, on a huge serving of this special bread, for...More

Thank creativecrew
Reviewed 4 July 2015

One night on our recent trip to DC, we decided to stay close to home for dinner. A local place, Ethiopic, looked adventurous. Plus, online reviewers raved about it. In we went. What fun! We ordered the lamb and the small vegetarian sampler. The lamb...More

Thank bradshawgirl
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
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
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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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