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Aster's Ethiopian

2804 North IH _ 35, Austin, TX
+1 512-469-5966
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good55%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian
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2804 North IH _ 35, Austin, TX
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

This Ethiopian buffet is tasty and a great value ($10 for a buffet lunch). It is great for beginners or those who might be hesitant to try Ethiopian food - all the dishes have labels with the basic ingredients and some information. It was a...More

Thank Maryefuller
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is our "go to" Ethiopian restaurant in Austin. The place looks pretty rundown - you don't really go here for the ambiance, but the food is reliable, tasty, and delicious.

Thank dfinkel78759
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

First time eating Ethiopian stlye meal and enjoyed. Two Couples, 1 shared platter with four meat dishes, four veggie dishes, plenty of injera bread, and 3 beers for under $35. It's a very unassuming place, nothing fancy, but the food was good. I will definitely...More

Thank LadyWanderLust
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I have been wanting to try this place for years. Have been driving by forever. Finally tried it and was so impressed. Staff is so friendly. The food was a maxing. My first time trying Ethiopian. We got the 4 meat plate and 4 veggies...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The first time I tried Ethiopian food in Portland Oregon 15 years ago I fell in love. Having lived in more than a dozen different countries and states since then it has become a rare treat I have worked hard to seek out. I have...More

Thank Crystal G
Reviewed 21 June 2016

A colleague took me to this place raving about it. Turned out to be one of my better meals in Austin. Simple place with tables & booths for four. Very warm, inviting & homely environment. Service was friendly & attentive. My colleague and his wife...More

Thank poopshooter
Reviewed 27 May 2016

It was right next to the Rodeway Inn, where I was staying, so I ended up eating here a few times. Service is friendly enough and the food is great, so what's not to like.

Thank Pramod S
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Happy to help with menu choices, the nice folks at Aster's introduced me to the traditional Ethiopian dish, Kitfo a few years ago and going back was high on my list of priorities for an Austin visit. The food and service were excellent, as always....More

Thank Cecily D
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I was a bit skeptical that Midwestern grandparents would take well to an Ethiopian food adventure. I was mistaken, all three generations enjoyed dining here. The vegetable sides are are more than just accompaniments to the meat dishes, I could imagine that vegetarians would be...More

Thank satstokes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I love Asters, and eat there whenever I can find an excuse. It looks a little dodgy when you come in, since it is right next to the freeway, but inside everyone is really friendly and they definitely know what they are doing. Everything is...More

Thank KateLWB
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2804 North IH _ 35, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-469-5966
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