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DAS Ethiopian Restaurant

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1201 28th St NW, Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-3361 (Formerly Zed's Ethiopian Restaurant)
+1 202-333-4710
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not overly impressed. Food was fine with nothing outstanding. Mixing vegetarian and non vegetarian on the same platter was a problem. The service was at best ok and there was no explanation of how it worked.

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Thank AVRUM H
Cordoba, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area and we were looking for a place to have dinner. We never had Ethiopian food before. The place is nice, quiet and kind of romantic I could say. The food and service were good. The only thing is that the food was a bit more spicy than they told us it would be.

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Thank fgattino
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dine there with my wife, overall people pay for the M street location. The food is quite spicy, even dishes which are not supposed to be. Not very tasty, actually everything tastes the same: beef, shrimps etc... because of strong sauces. The personnel is nice. The price is high for what one gets.

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Thank Gilbert S
columbia, south carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place but the short ribs require wolf teeth to eat them. Either cook them tender or take off the menu. Very welcoming and attentive staff. Welcoming place with tough, stringy short ribs.

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Thank Thornwell
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really nice dinner at DAS. The service was warm and friendly and the food was great! We had a vegetarian sampler and a meat sampler. Both were served on injera bread with plenty of extra injera on the side. A fun night!

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Thank Fozzley
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took my girlfriend here for her first experience with Ethiopian cuisine. Located in an elegant townhouse with with tablecloths on the tables, it was a very classy and accessible intro to Ethiopian. Get the sample platter for a taste of everything. Remember not to fill up on injera!

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Thank suffolkblueline
Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did a trip to DC this weekend for our anniversary and decided to go different for each meal. Sunday night we took the metro to Foggy Bottom and walked (in the wrong direction first) to the restaurant. A good 10 minutes when in the right direction. We used Open Table and we were even 5 mins... More 

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Thank cooperdwhite
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

DAS has been a family favorite for years! Always reliably delicious with a few twists here and there to keep the tastes fresh. Great location with fun people watching for lunch or dinner. Grab a drink at the Four Seasons right across the street after dinner. Always delicious and always a pleasant dining experience. We usually order the combo plates... More 

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Thank Stephanie M
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and delicious meal. Definitely recommend -- everyone in our family enjoyed the meal.

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Thank Michelle H
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I loved this Ethiopian restaurant so much. The food was delicious and the place was neat. Price was a little high, but the food and the neatness of the restaurant was worth..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 28th St NW, Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-3361 (Formerly Zed's Ethiopian Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-4710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?