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Excellent Table

119 N Main St, Ste 103, Blacksburg, VA 24060-3944
+1 540-951-1094
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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African, Ethiopian
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119 N Main St, Ste 103, Blacksburg, VA 24060-3944
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

I have eaten at Excellent Table several times over the years and it just keeps getting better and better. Everything is prepared fresh and the owner is lovely! She'll guide you into making the perfect combination of food in regards to picking meats, vegetarian sides,...More

Thank sunflower35
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

The food is all very good but what makes it so good is the mix of flavors available on the platters. I would recommend the greens and short ribs. The dessert is excellent and fresh.

1  Thank andhen1
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I'd read great things about this place before moving to Blacksburg so I was anxious to try it out. After trying three times to go for dinner and finding it closed (although business hours said it should be open) we finally got there for lunch....More

5  Thank ellenw
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

This place is very good to visit. I couldn't necessarily eat it everyday but I could def have a craving for it. Home cooked and prepared daily. No fast food. Owner is beautiful!!!! Will go back!!

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 15 July 2014

To say "hidden gem" doesn't fully capture this truly special eating experience. This is a hidden, hole in the wall, restaurant, providing the best Ethiopian food I have had, ever! My children go the Virginia Tech, and we go to this place every time I...More

Thank wormula
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We just ate at Excellent Table and it was fantastic! It was our first time eating Ethiopian food and we weren't disappointed. The WONDERFUL owner was so helpful as we were trying to figure out what to get and we were even given samples to...More

Thank ckhix
Reviewed 12 January 2014

My husband and I have eaten at Excellent Table several times and in comparison to some D.C. Ethiopian places, this place is wonderful. The owner is very sweet and helpful, and the food is delicious!

Thank sunflower35
Reviewed 8 October 2013

I probably will never have a chance to travel to Ethiopia, but I can say that I've enjoyed its food! Located in the Farmer's Market area in downtown Blacksburg, this hole in the wall, take-out-only restaurant, deserves praise. The fare is wholesome, not too spicy...More

Thank MtnGalAlways
Reviewed 26 April 2013

My friends and I are your average college freshmen. We have very little money and big appetites. One of my friends wanted to bring us to a local Ethiopian restaurant. Everyone was skeptical, even when we saw the building. The restaurant is very tiny itself,...More

Thank HikerHawk
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Despite the plethora of Ethiopian restaurants (many of them terrible) in DC, where we live, we went to Excellent Table on our way to North Carolina just to see what Blacksburg had to offer. The owner/chef, Haregewin, is delightful, and the food was excellent! She...More

Thank hb1038
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 15:00
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11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 N Main St, Ste 103, Blacksburg, VA 24060-3944
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Blacksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-951-1094
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