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Alem Ethiopian Village

307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
+1 414-224-5324
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injera” (13 reviews)
“lamb” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I've eaten at a lot of Ethiopian restaurants across the USA, since it is my favorite cuisine. Alem is among my favorites, rivaling those in larger cities such as Washington DC and New York.

Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Whenever we come to Milwaukee, we make time to stop here for a meal, whether it be lunch or dinner. It's definitely not something I can get at home! Injera bread with your choice of an array of special Ethiopian "stews"...all is eaten with your...More

Thank Cello12345
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This restaurant was a favorite during recent trip to Milwaukee. My husband is an omnivore with a particular fondness for succulent lamb dishes, and I am plant-based, so this was a perfect fit for us. We both greatly enjoyed the spicy lentils, and they served...More

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This place was right around the corner from our hotel. Being vegan, and having enjoyed Ethiopian food previously, it seemed like a good spot for dinner. And it was! Very good food, and nice, quick service. I recommend it.

Thank LLRose
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My husband and I often look for Ethiopian restaurants when traveling and this one was one of the best we have tried. We had the lamb and chicken combination with lentils and greens. There was more than enough food for the two of us and...More

Thank tanda367
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in between lunch and dinner, and, having kids with us, asked if they had any recommendations. The waitress asked spice levels, etc. (Our kids like spice) Everything was wonderful! We will go back when we're in Milwaukee!

Thank Tammy T
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We are here many years ago with our kids and thought we would try it again. We were seated right away and received a menu quickly our order was taken but it took a while for our food to come we didn't think much of...More

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Four of us stopped for dinner last night and found the food to be excellent. They were very accommodating for our wishes to create a shared meal from individual entries rather than having the family alternative with limited options. Only downside was the wait to...More

Thank sshoe8
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We have eaten here 4 times now and have never been disappointed. Last Saturday, the restaurant was quite full with diners of all ages and the 4 of use shared vegetarian and meat stew items. Everything was tasty and the spicy option had just a...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We're those crazy people: we brought our three children 4-and-under to an Ethiopian restaurant and let them eat with their hands. There was no better way to finish off a cold morning and early afternoon in the city than settling in to enjoy some tea,...More

Thank Bethany M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-224-5324
  • E-mail
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