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Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

8221 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5727
+1 301-562-5911
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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8221 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5727
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We tried Abyssinia for the first time today. Pleasant environment, plenty of parking within a short walk. We got the Abyssinian Veggie Sampler and used the half price Groupon. Meskerem in Adams Morgan was my go-to Ethiopian place for years. But it grew inconsistent. Abyssinia...More

Thank LisaMore720
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious vegetarian platter for 6 with a massive amount of food to take home. Their wat recipes are superb!! Search Groupon--they often post deals. Even without that, however, it's a reasonable, delicious meal!

Thank April A
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We get the Groupon which gives us a vegetarian platter for two for $17. Tastes good and huge portions - we always have leftovers. They'll give you more injera if you want it. Friendly staff. Lots of good ethiopian in Silver Spring, I think this...More

Thank BoatsBootsBalloons
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I learned about this restaurant on Groupon. We had the vegetarian platter for two. Drinks were strong and tasty. Casual dining; good prices. Staff was friendly and attentive.

1  Thank MsCouponista
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My friend likes to discover new restaurants and when I asked her if she's had Ethiopian food, she said "No, but I'd like to try." So I took her to Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant in Silver Spring last Friday. We had a very late lunch and...More

1  Thank Parisbreakfast
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I had the worst beef quality and service here when we dined here; the place and food looked/tasted authentic and they have partied here sometimes. I ate many Ethiopian places; this is one of two worst I've ever tried.

Thank adac1121
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

We heard Ethiopian food was popular in the area and decided we would give it a try. Luckily we love spicy food! We took our teenage sons with us, and we worried about their response. One enjoyed it and the other wouldn't try it (wimp,...More

1  Thank Kramberry
Reviewed 17 August 2013

I enjoyed the food! The veggie combo with fish was excellent! I also enjoyed the "honey wine". However, I thought the price could be cheaper....considering it's just fish and veggies. Overall, I was satisfied with the meal and enjoyed the food!!! I would definitely return...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 9 April 2013

This is my new favorite Ethiopian restaurant. I have been eating Ethiopian since the days when you had to go down to 18th Street in Adams Morgan, in DC to get Ethiopian food (circa 1980). I still miss "The Red Sea", which was one of...More

3  Thank altr2004
Reviewed 15 October 2011

I have never had Ethiopian cuisine. Neither has any of my family. However, we were all feeling adventurous enough to give it a try. I am glad we did. The day we went to the restaurant we were the only American people there. Everybody else...More

1  Thank Buonissima
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11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
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  • Address: 8221 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5727
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-562-5911
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