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2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
+1 719-634-5070
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I went last night and were blown away by everything. Everyone was very friendly and attentive. Chef Maya was very kind and it warmed my heart to see someone so passionate. The food was very flavorful (even with the spicy option) and the portions were perfectly sized. I could taste the love that was put into this... More 

Thank laurencleve
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We first had Uchenna years ago. IT was the best food I have ever eaten. WE went back 7 months later, and Chef Maya knew who we were, where we sat, and what we ordered. That was amazing to me. I have been back several dozen times since. No matter what you order, its amazing. Hands down best food in... More 

Thank Alan R
Berkeley, California
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Three of us went with two friends who are regulars. The food was simply amazing. Served traditional style. The bread was darker than I've seen before, but the waitress (owner's daughter, I think) explained the ingredients and that it is traditional. Service couldn't have been friendlier or more attentive. Then, in a total surprise, it turns out that the owner... More 

Thank FamilyTripper03
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This Is a wonderful place to experience authentic Ethiopian food. I love the spies Maya uses to cook. This is one of my top choices in this area for family gatherings or just a couple outing.

Thank Hae B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here last night with friends who had enjoyed this restaurant after attending a conference in Colorado Springs last fall. What a great recommendation! The staff is so friendly and made excellent recommendations. Highly recommend!

Thank Debra K
Pueblo West, Colorado
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great Ethiopian food and the plating made it even more inviting. Service was excellent. The restaurant decor was great and the background music very soothing.

Thank 338jacquelynk
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our group had a task assigned by a study we were doing together: try a new culture and new cuisine. I had been to an Ethiopian restaurant on the east coast and enjoyed the really different foods and flavors there, so I suggested Uchenna so the others in the group could experience them. This is a little family-owned place in... More 

Thank Catherine A
Wayne, New Jersey
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I would have not even considered this place if it was not for trip advisor. The restaurant was tucked away in a corner of a strip mall. The decor is very casual. We were a little hesitant going in but when we saw they had quite a few customers, we went in. I had the lamb alecha and it was... More 

Thank WrldTraveller67
Brick, New Jersey
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We were initially hesitant to try this restaurant with 4 children, but so glad we did. We had a great experience with very tasty meals and a staff that made you feel like a part of their family. I would definitely return in the future.

Thank Ronpt
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived within a half hour of closing . The owner was inhospitable and unfriendly interrupting us and seemingly offended by our basic and innocuous questions about the food which was unfamiliar to us . Based on that alone would not return . Maybe she was having a bad night but was very uncomfortable for the party .

Thank stcolsp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?