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Cafe Aurora

50 S Pickett St Ste 24, Alexandria, VA 22304-7206
+1 703-567-4050
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“eritrean food” (2 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
African, Cafe, Ethiopian
50 S Pickett St Ste 24, Alexandria, VA 22304-7206
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

I took mom (age 84) for an eye doc appointment in the building next to this restaurant. Wanted something filling on this cold November 1, 2017 morning. After the eye doc appointment convinced mom to bypass the typical iHop and give this place a try....More

1  Thank paydirt434
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite breakfast places. It's great for authentic Eritrean food. The pictures is the spinach fit fit and a cappuccino. Everything on the menu is delicious!

1  Thank adventuresofazmera
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

One can find both the typical traditional Eritrean/Ethiopian breakfast and intercontinental. And real tasty!

1  Thank Jorda2012
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Try the soy drink or their delish tea blend. Great food. Attentive customer service. All food amazing with a tiny spice kick.

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Are you tired of McDonalds, Pizza, and other fatty fast food? I'll recomend breakfast or lunch at Aurora Cafe. They had greit food, and the costumer service was excellent. They have a lot of vegetarian opitions, which I have had problems finding in USA, but...More

1  Thank Runa Å
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The Washington Post listed this cafe as a good breakfast place whether you chose Eritrean or American food. We wanted to try Eritrean. The waitress was helpful in explaining the dishes. I had what I considered a version of French toast and my friend had...More

1  Thank havaneseangel
Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We came for breakfast and after looking at the menu, asked the owner for suggestions. She chose two dishes that were delicious - one had fava beans. She was very helpful and the food was great!

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Non-pretentious Ethiopian Restaurant in a small outdoor mall that is easily missed. The owner seems amazed that some Americans love Ethiopian food and is willing to make sure you enjoy the experience.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

Hole in the wall. Food was really delicious. My husband got a Panino ( tomato, cheese, onion, egg, on a focaccia). I got the omelet. No outdoor seating. In a little shopping center. Has maybe 10 small tables inside. Service was great!

Thank Crystal4321
Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

The food is finger licking good. The chicken with spinach, the Shiro and the fava bean appetizer are great. The tea is also very good. It is just a pity that the flavorful food is ruined by the slowness in service. They need to do...More

Thank M M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S Pickett St Ste 24, Alexandria, VA 22304-7206
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-567-4050
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