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Alem Ethiopian Village

307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
+1 414-224-5324
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  • Very good34%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is located downtown and a close walk from the theaters. The service was quick and very friendly. Food is served with a spongy flat bread that doubles as a utensil. No silverware is set at the table. Many hard to find ethnic foods...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dr_foucault
Reviewed August 19, 2018

My sister and I had a Groupon for our first Ethiopian food experience and we were totally pleased. We did not have nor need reservations and as we were promptly seated. Our study of the menu had us ordering one chicken and a beef entrée...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank zimmys57
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

If you never tried Ethiopian food it’s definitely worth trying this one. Good spicy low cost food with a friendly service makes it a wonderful ethnic experience

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank eligorovici
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Dinner for four. We got a build your own platter which was just about the right size. Very nice flavors. Service was great. With 4 drinks and 4 desserts, the bill was only $80.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Antityco
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Having visited Ethiopia several times, I was pleased to find the Alem Ethiopian Village in Milwaukee. You do feel as if you are back in Addis Ababa with baskets, crafts and a screen showing Ethiopian dance. The menu is varied with a vegetarian buffet lunch...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TravelerBill34
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Milwaukee now has a couple Ethiopian restaurants as to most major cities in the U.S. Ethiopia has one of the world's more complex cuisines and this is a good place to discover it.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Wisprof
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We visited Alem Ethiopian Village for the first time early on a Saturday evening. We were promptly greeted and seated, even sans reservation. The restaurant was about half full when we arrived, but quickly filled up by 7PM. We started off with the sambusa as...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mintysnowflake7
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Only my second time to have Ethiopian food, I was here for lunch. It is one large open room with several seating options. They have a buffet lunch that seemed most popular. I ordered the Lentil Salad which is served cold and is spicy and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Brian W
Reviewed March 9, 2018

I tried the Ethiopian Cottage and loved them so I thought I'd take my friend to Alem since I bought a Groupon. The waitress took the Groupon and asked if we were doing the lunch buffet. We were. We started putting stuff on our plates...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank love4connor
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Arriving nearly an hour before their dinner opening, we spent the time in a nearby coffee shop. It was well worth the wait. It was out first time in an Ethiopian restaurant and found the food to be delightful and the staff anxious to please...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Bruce H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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