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Muzita Abyssinian Bistro

4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
+1 619-546-7900
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rounded up the Crew and headed to Muzita. It's a very cute small charming restaurant and I'm sure if we lived nearby, it would be on regular roatation. One of our peeps ordered for the table which was nice and we did two platters which...More

Thank Challenger007
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The food offered at this bistro is fabulous. The menus area very informative and so are the staff who are also very friendly. A shoutout to the barman as well to whip up some fantastic cocktails.

Thank Anirudh_Anand
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Dinner at Muzita Abyssinian Bistro for Ethiopian food made a terrific change from the American, Mexican and Italian fare most other restaurants offer tourists in San Diego. Even compared to other good Ethiopian food we have had in other cities, Muzita Abyssinian Bistro was very...More

Thank InformedDecision
Reviewed 1 May 2017

While I rarely get a chance to eat Ethiopian food, I found the sides as well as the main course very fresh with interesting spices. I had the fish of the evening, mahi mahi, served in a spicy tomato sauce. It was excellent, the fish...More

Thank maudie400
Reviewed 3 April 2017

originally waiting for a table across the street for Thai but decided on this Bistro instead. Got a cozy table on the side of the restaurant which was very romantic! Our servicer a young man was very help and recommend a few ideas, which were...More

Thank marisa e
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Omg. The food. The amount. This is one of the best Ethiopian restaurants we've ever been to and we often go when we visit cities. Many veggie options. We started with the sambusas but beware, you may not have room for much else. They were...More

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

First timer and after such good food, definitely not my last. Our waiter was lots of fun and after much discussions with my friend, they decided what was best. If you like a little spice and aren't afraid to eat with your hands, EAT HERE....More

Thank 586MonicaG
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a great place to go for a unique experience in dining. It's in University Heights among some of the other interesting restaurants and is quite small but clearly very popular due to the crowds there. I'd never had Ethiopian food before and the...More

Thank maringfro
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I have NEVER eaten with my hands, and had misgivings about stepping out of my comfort zone and trying this place, but wow... I am SO glad I did! We had our wait staff order for us, based on our dietary needs (no red meat),...More

Thank timfuller2667
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a great place for when you go out on a date and want to be adventurous. It's a quaint, hidden away little place with charm. The owner is walking around making sure everyone has what they need and is very warm and friendly....More

Thank Melovechocolate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
    (Adams)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-546-7900
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Description
Welcome to Muzita Abyssinian Bistro! Our goal is to provide our neighbors with a unique cultural dining experience. The name and inspiration for the restaurant is our sister, Muzit. She loved to cook and was a gracious host whose house was open to anyone who wanted to eat authentic Abyssinian (Eritrean/Ethiopian) food. You enter our restaurant, you are entering our home. The exterior bungalow design evokes the warmth of a home. This theme continues with the menu and interior decoration. East African artists grace the walls and provide a glimpse of the culture.

The bistro embodies our commitment and responsibility to the community, the earth, and each other. The main focus of Muzita Bistro is the exquisite food. We use locally grown produce to make dishes that are reminiscent of the old country. Throw away the fork and use your hands, the traditional way! This is food and African hospitality at its best.

We look forward to sharing a meal with you!

-The Woldemichael Family
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