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Finfine

2556 Telegraph Ave, Ste 8, Berkeley, CA 94704-2975
+1 510-883-0167
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
2556 Telegraph Ave, Ste 8, Berkeley, CA 94704-2975
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Decent quality Ethiopian food - very oily but that's not uncommon. The portions are half the size the price on the menu implies, so bear that in mind, order double, and expect a large bill. There are no desert options, and several drink choices I...More

Thank caseyandgina
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have had Ethiopian food in several countries and many cities, it is one of my favorite cuisines. The spongy fermented injera bread, is used to pick up your food, a combination of unique spices (berbere spice), thick sauces, with free range chicken and lamb,...More

Thank daanddo
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is one of our go-tos for quality vegetarian food locally. It has plenty of meat and seafood options as well, and allows for a true family-style sharing of food. The injera bread takes a bit of getting used to, but is worth it. My...More

Thank Matt94706
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were looking for a new restaurant to try near the university campus before a football game. We were fortunate to find this restaurant. We liked Ethiopian food based on our previous experience. The food smelled very good when we walked in and saw it...More

Thank AaronI
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent, everything we ate was great!!! Plus the experience of being in an authentic Ethiopian restaurant, eating with your hands. It was great!! And the server was really nice and polite !! I would go back and follow the server's recommendations!! It's...More

Thank monica f
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Typical Ethiopian menu, and we ordered it family style, so the dishes came on a large platter, and there was lots of injera bread to pick up the various meat and vegetable servings. The food ranged from slightly to fairly spicy, though you can ask...More

Thank visual
Reviewed 2 February 2015

FINFINE ETHIOPEAN RESTAURANT is located in the village court, on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, CA. The first positive aspect about this restaurant, is that it is located a ten minute walk from University of California at Berkeley, and is thus a convenient part of any...More

Thank TomBrody
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Excellent Service, Excellent food - what else matters! The place is a small cosy restaurant in Berkeley where traditional Ethiopian food can be enjoyed. I had the vegetarian plate which was really good. Cannot wait to go back there!

Thank Bwana_Shah
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Great food, accommodating staff, fun experience. We started off changing a reservation for 5 by an hour: no problem. Then we showed up earlier than the new time: still no problem. We were served promptly and the lamb, beef and chicken dishes were all delicious....More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 18 May 2013

Dining here is an experience as well as the best food (simple and elegant) in Berkeley. Be prepared to enjoy this amazing food in the most gracious of non-convential manners. Add the Honey Wine with your meal, and you will be talking about this food...More

Thank India of Birmin... H
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2556 Telegraph Ave, Ste 8, Berkeley, CA 94704-2975
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-883-0167
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