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2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
+1 719-634-5070
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  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic meal made by the owner fresh every day what a wonderful place to eat staff is very nice friendly explains how to eat it and what everything is . the baklava is one of my favorites and the orange blossom sweet tea is amazing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hamjam2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely among the best dining experiences I’ve had in this city. When you walk in you’ll see all sorts of beautiful art. The atmosphere is wonderful. The family running the restaurant is unbelievably kind and inviting. I felt like I was eating in someone’s home!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nathansebastian95
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience of a different culture. Food was great and the waiter very attentive and explained the menu and how to eat our food using the special bread. I think he was the owners son. I had a salad with shrimp that accommodated for my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Songbird865
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Uchenna is a truly interesting restaurant. It's worth a visit just to enjoy the wonderful art work that covers all the walls. I tried the Gomen (collard greens with ground beef and spices). It was served with the Ethiopian Bread called Injera (you actually eat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank flcIII
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

My family and I were visiting Colorado Springs for a wedding and arranged for lunch at Uchenna. Most of us were from out of town and had never eaten here before, nor had we experienced Ethiopian food previously. The owner of the restaurant, Maya, greeted...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ilovezoepie
Reviewed September 11, 2018

This was my first time having Ethiopian food. We got lamb, steak, seafood, and vegetarian in a family style bowl and shared it all. The owner is very nice. We came in at 1:30pm, not knowing that they closed at 2pm. But, she took great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mark T
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Maya and her family are wonderful! The food is beyond exceptional, and the service and hospitality can't be beat. She definitely serves up her food with love.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Luke H
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The waitress very rude to us from the time we walked into the time we left. We ordered the rose lemonade and it was a powder lemonade mix with a hint of rose water. I would not recommend it. Next, we ordered an Injera fitfit...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nikminaj
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous vegetarian! The meats are also very tender and fkavorful. Love the injira! The owner and her family are delightful!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank L7101QPlindam
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Tried this place for dinner: a vegetarian combo for two, a chicken dish and a beef dish. It was interesting learning how to eat with our hands using their thin bread rolls. The food was tasty and the place is quaint and with lots of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pugcito
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martin e
March 22, 2015|
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Response from martin e | Reviewed this property |
There are many restaurants serving excellent meals, but this is only one I've been to where warm hugs are freely added to the menu. Call it intentional salesmanship if you like. I call it uniquely authentic and divine.
January 18, 2015|
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Response from Charlie L | Reviewed this property |
If it's Uchenna for which you're looking, then look no further. This is my all-time favorite restaurant. There is really something special about Chef Maya.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-634-5070
  • E-mail
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
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