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“Amazing!! What a wonderful experience. .”
Review of Uchenna

Uchenna
Ranked #1 of 1,567 Restaurants in Colorado Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$32
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Uchenna is closed on Monday.Open Tuesday-Friday lunch 11:30am to 2:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 08:00pm Saturdays and Sundays 12:00pm to 2:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 08:00pm Honoured to welcome you.Peace and Blessings
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The food was truly outstanding and alive with flavor. We went there based on the reviews but it was far better than expected.

Maya, the owner is a wonderful, warm hearted person who loves to cook and it shows in every bite.

Even if you are not real adventurous I suggest you try this restaurant. The food is not overly spicy but had a fragrance that passed on to the palate.

Highly recommended!! Our first 5-star rating but well deserved.

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Thank ScottsdaleRon
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

I visited because of Uchenna's Trip Advisor rating. I wasn't disappointed. Very humble surroundings but $30 for 2 bought us an amazing meant +veg combo. Spiced just right. Maya is an angel and is a reason for going alone. But the food was superb. GO!

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Thank Johnsnelgrove
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

great food - and you have to be open to trying new things. The owner greets you and treats you like she lives to make you happy, she is just not a super polished server - but that is part of the charm; it is very earnest. We got a couple different plates to share. Tip - don't' try the bread plain. It is designed for the spikey food and goes well. Ok, so big deal your hands get a little messy. Very well seasoned. We wish we had this place where we live.

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Thank Houston_Eriol
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

We have become regulars at Uchennas whenever we travel to Colorado Springs to see family! The food unique and absolutely amazing! Maya cares so much about all of her customers and she is very passionate about her restaurant and Ethiopia! You will not regret trying this place out!

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Thank JennyGreeley
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

How fortunate for Colorado Springs that the best Ethiopian experience I've ever had also happens to be the only Ethiopian restaurant in town!

Their mantra- "Live! Love! Eat Well" couldn't be more astute. Chef Maya has such a glow about her, and you can absolutely taste the love that goes into her food. If that's not enough- she uses grass fed beef and sweetens her amazing orange blossom tea with stevia (n addicting balance of sweet, tart, and slightly floral). She also offers a gluten free stevia sweetened dark chocolate torte that is to die for. All of the meat dishes are delicious, particularly the kitfo- Ethiopian version of beef tartare. You will leave delightfully full and maybe even with a hug from Maya as I was so fortunate to receive.

The restaurant is nestled in a small strip mall in the thick of charming old town Colorado Springs, making it significantly easier to park than other restaurants on the street.

I highly recommend this restaurant, singing it's praises to strangers on the street. I even bravely took a corn-fed Nebraskan who had originally suggested a chain restaurant for dinner, and he enjoyed it so much he cleaned the plate!

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Thank Breezus
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