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Taste of Ethiopia

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1100 Grand Avenue Pkwy, Ste 100, Pflugerville, TX 78660-2194
+1 512-251-4053
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A surprisingly good restaurant - located, of all places in P'ville. The fare was excellent, and fun to eat off trays and by hand. The ambiance leaves something to be desired and somewhat noisy, but a good experience nontheless.

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Thank RMK4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was wonderful. Great food, great service and nice atmosphere. We had the vegetarian platter and it was unforgettable. Wish I knew how to cook some of this at home!

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Thank Rebecca Z
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my husband when we first moved to town. The food is delicious, unique, and filling. The decor is colorful and the staff was very nice. What a treat!

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Thank Lori T
Woinee M, Manager at Taste of Ethiopia, responded to this review

We sincerely thank you for the feedback and honored to have you dine with us. More 

FL
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247 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We ate at their second location at 3801 SoCo in Austin, TX . The food is very good & authentic. We ordered the combo platter & every dish in it was very good. My husband ordered lamb tibbs & it was very good. The wait staff are really nice, polite & friendly. I was delighted to eat out of the... More 

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Thank JYPA
Williamsburg, Virginia
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401 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We came here to meet our niece and her husband. She is the vegan in the family and loves this restaurant near her house, but so does her meat-eating husband, so it seemed like the perfect place to meet. Ethiopian food is interesting just from a cultural standpoint. Other than for the appetizers and salad, they don't use utensils. We... More 

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Thank Myrna F
Woinee M, Owner at Taste of Ethiopia, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you and some day we shall win your husband. Hope to see you again. Woinee More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Auntie at Austin again :) First stop after landing was Taste of Ethiopia - I was hungry. This is SisL's fave Ethiopian restaurant so yeah, they're on top of my list for this trip. They didn't disappoint. We ordered the vegetarian Ultimate Combo. Oh, plus the Lamb Tibbs. That's my first lamb dish ever. Great blend of spices so no... More 

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Thank Akane C
Woinee M, Owner at Taste of Ethiopia, responded to this review

We are honored to have you and heart felt appreciation for the review. More 

Houston, Texas
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We almost didn't stop since we were on our way back to Houston but I'm sure glad we did. It was just after noon on a Sunday and when we stepped in we were greeted with a huge smile and told we could sit where ever we chose. My wife found it too cold in the restaurant so we sat... More 

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Thank HALCruiser2010
Woinee M, Owner at Taste of Ethiopia, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and compliments. I am glad we were able to meet your expectation both in the quality of the food as well as the service. We know our employees are our assets and we do reward them when they do what they are expected to do when we are not around. Please advise the date... More 

Highland Village, Texas, United States
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92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Our first experience with Ethiopian food and so much fun. Waitress was "somewhat" eager to help us novices. She could've been more encouraging. However, I had checked trip advisor for advice and were not disappointed in our food choices. But, the place is so dirty...dust bunnies dripping off wall art and obvious spills dripping down the walls. Eager to have... More 

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Thank Robyn S
Woinee M, Owner at Taste of Ethiopia, responded to this review

I sincerely apologize for less than satisfactory experience you had at Taste of Ethiopia in Pflugerville, TX. I assure you we will take corrective measures so that this will not happen again. If it is not too much to ask, please advise the date and time of your visit and the area of the restaurant you were sitting at. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant several times over the years and never been disappointed. Service is good...they always do a great job of describing and suggesting menu items if needed, and food is fresh and delicious. Plus, it's fun to ditch the silverware every now and then!

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Thank Robyn B
Pflugerville, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I've driven by here many times. Finally went with a friend who loves the food. OMG. So so fantastic. We got the vegetarian sampler. Very unique experience. You eat with Ethiopian bread and share. Our waiter divided up the food so we each had our portions. He happened to be the owners son. What a wonderful place. I want to... More 

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Thank SuzHuff1961
Woinee M, Guest Relations Manager at Taste of Ethiopia, responded to this review

We are glad to have you and look forward to your next visit. We are opening our 2nd location in early September at 3801 S. Congress Ave. We hope you will stop by if you happen to be in the area. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Grand Avenue Pkwy, Ste 100, Pflugerville, TX 78660-2194
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Pflugerville
  • Phone Number: +1 512-251-4053
Description
Owner's name is Woinee Mariam. Great owner and great restaurant!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?