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“Good food & nice experience”
Review of Enat Kitfo

Enat Kitfo
Ranked #195 of 763 Restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Ethiopian
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Alexandria, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good food & nice experience”
Reviewed 9 May 2013

This is a clean, nice atmosphere restaurant. It was our first time enjoying Ethiopian food and we liked it! Be ready to eat with your HANDS!!! My husband and I ordered a $20 plate that is a combination of a couple of meats, vegetables and 1 portion of beans (I Think is enough for 2 people). Don't missed the dessert! We had a traditional cake that was really good! All staff members are friendly. Try it!!!

God bless!

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Marielena R
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English first
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“feels like Mama's favourate dish.... BG”
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Enat Restaurant is definitely worth a visit!! A restaurant with plenty of parking space. The food was absolutely gorgeous and I have to say the best Ethiopian food I have tasted. I would highly recommend the place for anyone who loves to enjoy and satisfy best service needs. All staff members have smiely face, well trained and very friendly. Overall, a stunning meal at a very reasonable price with great service. Highly recommended!

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Bruk G
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Addis Ababa
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Friendly atmosphere and tasty foods”
Reviewed 2 December 2012

Those who missed Ethiopian foods, this is one of the places to eat for tasty foods. The manager and waitresses are friendly and accommodate your needs without hesitation. The restaurant is located in convenient area and has enough parking places. The bar also has enough cocktails which is served according your needs. Their traditional foods especially kitfo and tibs are excellent. It is a restaurant worth visiting.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank amha_z
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
Reviewed 15 October 2012

We love the laid back and authentic atmosphere of this restaurant. The food is top notch and prices are comparable to other DC area restaurants. It is located in a very discreet plaza but don't let the outside fool you.

Definitely worth a try!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank maria3405
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Good flavoursome food”
Reviewed 1 August 2011

We called into this restaurant on a Saturday evening and found it buzzing. While the restaurant is nothing special to look at, being full of people gave it a great atmosphere. There is also a bar available.

The staff were very attentive and took care to try and explain the menu (language skills permitting). We started with some pastries stuffed with lentilsand found them to be far superior to those tried at another Ethiopian restaurant in DC where the prices were higher, the portions were smaller and the staff were grumpy.

We were later amused by how the two entre meat dishes we'd ordered were brought in serving dishes but then "tipped-out" onto the pancake type bread that is typical of Ethiopian cuisine. We were also advised to use our fingers to eat using the bread to scoop up the meat. The staff did bring us forks but it turned out to be fun to use fingers - just like a local! Both meat dishes were really tasty and one was a little spicy which was excellent. Because of the large portions we took the leftovers home. Although we didn't have the chance to linger in the restaurant, it appeared that live entertainment would be on offer later.

All in all we had good food and a great time at this restaurant.

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank OrionSouthEngland
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