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Finfine

2556 Telegraph Ave, Ste 8, Berkeley, CA 94704-2975
+1 510-883-0167
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
2556 Telegraph Ave, Ste 8, Berkeley, CA 94704-2975
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Small, busy restaurant with one page menu. Love Ethiopian food in general, and this was a good take on this interesting cuisine. They offer organic ingredients as well, being as they are in Berkeley. Mediocre decor. Friendly service. Liked everything I tried - we were...More

Thank Been2Bagan
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Came here with a large group and found the service informal, but super-friendly. We ordered a bunch of different dishes and, WOW! I had the vegetarian platter and wish I could go back right now!

Thank J G
Reviewed 24 October 2017

What a delight is was to discover this wonderfully cozy and delicious gem of an Ethiopian family-operated restaurant on Telegraph Ave., a few blocks S. of Bancroft! From the moment we entered the quiet courtyard a few steps beyond the noisy sidewalks of Telegraph Ave.,...More

Thank foodie831
Reviewed 13 August 2017

You may have to line up to get in, but it is well worth it. Prompt and friendly service, the cost is reasonable and the selection from the menu is extensive.

Thank David-Sweet
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Decent quality Ethiopian food - very oily but that's not uncommon. The portions are half the size the price on the menu implies, so bear that in mind, order double, and expect a large bill. There are no desert options, and several drink choices I...More

1  Thank caseyandgina
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have had Ethiopian food in several countries and many cities, it is one of my favorite cuisines. The spongy fermented injera bread, is used to pick up your food, a combination of unique spices (berbere spice), thick sauces, with free range chicken and lamb,...More

Thank daanddo
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is one of our go-tos for quality vegetarian food locally. It has plenty of meat and seafood options as well, and allows for a true family-style sharing of food. The injera bread takes a bit of getting used to, but is worth it. My...More

Thank Matt94706
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were looking for a new restaurant to try near the university campus before a football game. We were fortunate to find this restaurant. We liked Ethiopian food based on our previous experience. The food smelled very good when we walked in and saw it...More

Thank AaronI
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent, everything we ate was great!!! Plus the experience of being in an authentic Ethiopian restaurant, eating with your hands. It was great!! And the server was really nice and polite !! I would go back and follow the server's recommendations!! It's...More

Thank monica f
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Typical Ethiopian menu, and we ordered it family style, so the dishes came on a large platter, and there was lots of injera bread to pick up the various meat and vegetable servings. The food ranged from slightly to fairly spicy, though you can ask...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2556 Telegraph Ave, Ste 8, Berkeley, CA 94704-2975
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-883-0167
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