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Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

7048 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8222
+1 407-354-0026
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7048 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8222
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Nile whenever we visit Orlando. It was the only Ethiopian restaurant in central/southeast Florida for years. Despite the poor ambiance in the past, the food was very good and it kept us coming back for more. We visited since they have...More

Thank ReggaeKarl
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We enjoyed an appetizer and shared the chef's special combination, which was a sampler of some of the most popular dishes. The server did a great job explaining the dishes. We were so full when we left!

Thank Arissa R
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Some work buddies & myself have a National Conference in a different City each year & this year it was Orlando. We always choose one night to go out & explore the local non-American cuisine. We started at Nile. We were staying by the Convention...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by this place's exterior. The food and service is amazing, not to mention reasonably priced. You eat the food with your hands using bread as a barrier so not elegance eating but we didn't mind. We tried the sampler starter and the...More

Thank choco_kitcat_94
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Delicious food and nice friendly service. Comfortable atmosphere. You can hold a conversation without shouting or straining to hear.

Thank Herbert S
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Four of us went; only one was experienced with the Ethiopian method of no utensils and "grabbing" food with pieces of bread. We're all adventurous and ordered the Chef's Special Combination with two extra entrees to experience Everything on the menu. The meal was served...More

1  Thank reginaahvogel
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We really enjoyed this restaurant. The food and service were very good. Our waitress answered all our questions and was happy to offer suggestions. We selected sambusa for an appetizer. For dinner we had the chef's special combination and the yebg tibs special. It contained...More

1  Thank alwaysfun2travel
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Went for a birthday surprise, first time eating Ethiopian food. We tried the chef combo platter. I have to say I was very intrigued and a little nervous about the food. I just hate I waited so long to try it. The food was phenomenal...More

1  Thank H3bto
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had a great time here and absolutely loved the food. I'm a vegan and hubby is omni and we both found delicious food! the injera is so good. it has an authentic feel and no cutlery is offered, just the injera which again is...More

1  Thank LyseGal
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is my favorite restaurant when visiting Orlando. Well prepared, traditional dishes, in a nice setting and pleasant service. There is no more to ask for.

1  Thank Yvonne K
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Kim A
22 April 2017|
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Response from Ken_Kahn | Reviewed this property |
The owners import ingredients from Ethiopia. The owners and (largely) the staff are Ethiopian. I asked our waitress (who had a deep accent), how the food compared to what she ate at in Ethiopia? She said, "We eat this... More
20 August 2016|
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Response from rossh3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'm sure it would be fine. As another traveller has said, the food is very different to Western cuisine, so the kids would need to be prepared for that. But the Nile staff would make your kids incredibly welcome and feel... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7048 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8222
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighbourhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: +1 407-354-0026
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