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Muzita Abyssinian Bistro

4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
+1 619-546-7900
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (20 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
“mushroom dish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

My son wanted to try some Ethiopian food for his birthday, so his girlfriend made reservations at Muzita Abyssinian. We had not tried this type of food before. What a great experience. Our server was very friendly and helpful. He basically ordered for us!! We...More

Thank cheesypapa
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The place was packed on a Wednesday night so service was a little slow but they are so friendly and otherwise good at their job it more than makes up for it. I attached our bill to show the meals we got and how much....More

Thank Coffeebj
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We ate at Muzita for my husband's 60 birthday. The food was excellent, served family style for 7 of us. All with fingers and no utensils. Delicious food and friendly efficient wait staff. One suggestion--the meal was not served with small plates for the transfer...More

Thank Osidemike
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Do your quick homework on wikipedia on Ethiopian cuisine before you go to fully appreciate the unique nature of this Bistro. the food is amazing and unique and a culinary adventure. Prices are superb for the amount of food you get and the flavors are...More

Thank dadamiec
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We were supposed to have dinner in a thai restaurant in front of this one, but it was packed. So we came here and had a delicious dinner. The whole experience was fun since you eat with your hands. I had the fresh mama's choice...More

Thank karla014
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Your mom would never let you eat with your hands. But here everyone does!! Server was helpful in ordering. Food arrived fast and was very tasty.

Thank kcbrookside
Reviewed 12 November 2017

It's fun to have meals in this way. I love the fermented bread (injera) as a plate and way to pick up delicious food choices. I found the squid a bit too salty, but especially loved the beef with goat cheese. I need to find...More

Thank DonCapeMayBeach
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The Service is exemplary. My partner and I were helped by a very helpful waitress. Vegetarian and Vegan options are plentiful. The food is very good, however I have had better Ethopian food in two other places I've eaten it before hence it doesn't get...More

Thank Madhav L
Reviewed 12 July 2017 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
Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

Hello Challenger007, Thank you for dining with us and most importantly thank you for the review. Our server was correct in saying we don't automatically give out the wipes as so many of them get thrown away. They are however always available upon request especially...More

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4651 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116-2630
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-546-7900
  • E-mail
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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