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rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 738 72 98
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“injera” (9 reviews)
Open Now
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

Awash's food was delicious. The place is very gloomy though, and the service is very poor: orders wrong 3 times, including a meat dish when I ordered vegetarian which is very problematic. If they clean the place up and seriously improve their service the place...More

Thank yaskhanmin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd often walked past Awash and finally visited with a friend. We got a warm welcome, a pile of the fluffiest, stretchiest sourdough injera pancakes and I got a selection of delicious vegetarian dishes. You eat with your hands, and there's a hand basin you...More

Thank RosemarieNorth
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Incredible food, good ambience and kind service. Truly a 10/10 for our family and I. Best Ethiopian food restaurant in town.

Thank LyaBes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Wonderful restaurant. Wonderful service. Wonderful food. Charming people. Great fun music and dancing starting 9:30pm Friday evening. Smiles and warmth all round. Cant wait to go again! An institution!

Thank FredericoFellini
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The food delicious as always. The place is nice, many east africans go there, it confirms that the food is authentic. One negative point - we did not receive the starter we ordered - what a pity as it is known to be very tasty....

Thank Weronika L
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great, tasty, Ethiopian food in a offbeat part of town. Live music & traditional dances by Ethiopian performers on weekends. Buckets of fun!

Thank Gleb7
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I had huge expectations coming with friends who love this restaurant and Ethiopian food. Service was slow and the group room drafty. I have quite an appetite and was hardly filled by the pancakes and the vegetables/meat portions (but Ethiopians are probably used to eat...More

Thank FleurNastia
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing tastes and a very nice welcome characterize this place. The price is worth the food, and considering it is in Geneva, it is totally acceptable. Strongly suggested!

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The moment you step into Awash restaurant you feel like you are in Addis. We opted for the full selection sampling platter to be shared by 2 people. Food is served on s bed of ingots bread. You eat with your hands and the food...More

Thank kephalonia
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food is really good! The service is not bad, African style so go with time to eat, however if you ask for the food in a hurry, they'll serve it quite fast! Worth going there!

Thank Miguel M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 738 72 98
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