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Blue Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

9400 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77063-3930
+1 713-782-6882
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9400 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77063-3930
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked it here. My boyfriend and I wanted to eat some exotic food and glad we came. The service is great and everyone is friendly. Great atmosphere! We went on a Saturday afternoon around 5 or 6 ish. It wasn't super crowded and...More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The pancake things is OK but the food is way out there.... The flavor is too strong for me... Dose not seem like this place is clean.... Wish their was a different place with the same food to go to in town

Reviewed February 8, 2018

Loved the food, the place and the staff. We started with the famed honey wine and then proceeded to two lamb based mains that were hot and tasty. We had a vegetarian friend in our team and his food was tasty too, The main dish...More

1  Thank Sandy D
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Stopped here for lunch and it was amazing. I didn't know what to expect but, it everything was tasty. We ordered a large platter with chicken, beef, and goat. Everything had nice flavors and was very filling. Already planning a return trip to try more...More

1  Thank Peter V
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Really interesting - eat with fingers holding injures bread - we ate 10 different dishes - all great - we asked them to not make the food too spicy which they did. Interesting wine and local beer - all good. Waiters and waitresses all dressed...More

Thank Leonard C
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Four out of five of our family group were new to Ethiopian food at this visit. It was spicy and hot. We ordered the combination platter and one extra dish because the menu said the combination platter would feed two-three people. We had a container...More

Thank LeotaS
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Great food, first time trying Ethiopian food which was interesting. Food can be spicy and a bit intimidating for new comers. Big resto with lots of seats and was empty during lunch. Ask for lunch special. Music was a bit too loud and we had...More

Thank krisp38
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Went with 4 couples and some were wary but afterward everyone was impressed by the variety of flavors. The experience is best when you order the sampler and eat family style. With eight we ordered two and though we are a lot we could not...More

Thank Tlcwacjac
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Injera is an Ethiopian type of bread, much like a pancake but with much less gluten, and is used to scoop up all sorts of delicious food. Try Blue Nile's vegetarian plate and share it with a friend. It is different from the usual fare,...More

1  Thank lorrieb543
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Ethiopian food is very filling and spicy. The meal revolves injera bread made from teff. Teff is a tiny grain grown in Ethiopia that is very nutritious. The first picture is the vegetarian combination platter. The platter contains a spicy wilted salad, cabbage mixed with...More

Thank DrBenStafford
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9400 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77063-3930
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-782-6882
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