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Hawwi Ethiopian Cafe

1125 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2450
+1 703-717-9740
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1125 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2450
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

[Review] We absolutely love love love Hawwi Ethiopian Restaurant! Excellent in service, food, and environment. Price is reasonable with the amount of food you get. We always have leftovers to take home! Recently visited during the Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week (8/18-8/27/17) - $35 three-course dinner...More

Thank Naomi C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious, very flavorful! The service was excellent as well! Ask for recommendations and you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank June M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We had never tried Ethiopian food and we were thrilled with the meal and experience. The owner was gracious and informative. I will definitely return.

1  Thank Karen Johnson B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I am visiting from Puerto Rico where we don't hace Ethiopian food and I chanced upon this restaurant. I had such a positive experience eating here. The service was excellent and personalized. The food was perfect. I cannot remember the last time I had such...More

1  Thank Lourdes S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We combined the veggie platter and a platter with meat. All was excellent with excellent service that added so much to the meal! Great experience!

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, the place was absolutely empty when we went for lunch yesterday, no matter, it was an exquisite meal. The portions were generous and everything was absolutely delicious. That said, however, $20 entrées for lunch is pretty darn steep. I would recommend sharing an appetizer...More

Thank MNataro
Reviewed 30 May 2017

What a pleasure! My husband and I had lunch here on Memorial Day and it was the highlight of our weekend get-away to Alexandria. The food was SUPERB and the the staff was AMAZING! The most warm and humble people, bursting with sincerity - we...More

2  Thank Vivalagen
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had never eaten Ethiopian food. We left it up to our host Salam to make our food choices. He presented is with chicken, beef, lamb, and veggies. It was mild enough for this Philly native to eat. He'll make it hotter if you want...More

Thank NittanyLion70
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is an awesome restaurant. My wife and daughter are Vegans and the ordered the Vegan Platter; I ordered the Chicken Infillay and Lentil Sambusa, meals were very delicious. The food was fresh, spicy and great. I will definitely visit this restaurant again when back...More

Thank Royston L
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Family run business. Excellent service and foo. My friend and I had two vegetarian plates and enjera bread. Was wonderful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2450
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-717-9740
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