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468 W 47th St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10036-2375
+1 212-664-0520
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
468 W 47th St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10036-2375
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

We took my 13-yr old niece on a trip to NYC and our mission was to let her try as many different cuisines as possible. My husband and I had eaten Ethiopian food only once before and loved it, so we were keen to try...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Chiara G
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

One if the best around from the injera bread to the savory. Dishes served. Some is the spices are quite potent so beware what you order. Prices are good and service is fine. Pretty authentic and conveniently love cared in a small space

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Allansha
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I usually order the same thing whenever I visit an Ethiopian restaurant. The vegetarian platter which basically encompasses a sampling of all the veggie dishes. An extra injera bread accompanied the platter. The platter was very good - not the best I've had; but still...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Mike T
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Terrible place. Have been eating Ethiopian food my whole life and this is one of the worst experience I ever had. Terrible service and the food came in small portions and didn't taste anything. Would definitely not recommend this to anyone seeking an Ethiopian food...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Dawit S
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Best Ethiopian in NYC, hands down! I wish they delivered to NJ. Would order everyday! We are Ethiopian buffs and we are so happy to have found this place. Sometimes the food can be not-as-awesome as it could be, as if they reheated the dish...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank DarnGoodPatron
Reviewed May 25, 2017

A small long lobby that seems to be set in the 70's, the entrance at one end and the wash basin at the other, fronting the restroom. This is what you see when you locate this restaurant under an equally insignificant board. We had gone...More

Date of visit: May 2017
2  Thank WayfarerIndia
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We love Ethiopian food and hate crowds so this was a perfect choice! It's away from the touristy area but an easy walk to Broadway's theater district. We combined two combos and then realized that two of the dishes were on both. However, there wasn't...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank 14cathyb
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Staff helpfully asks if you'd like to split entrees, or if everyone wants their own. We chose to split. Injera is included, and you eat using the injera and your hands. They look like thin tortillas. Food was excellent. Had some heat and full of...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank striker1064
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Had never had Ethiopian food before but would have again. The lovely lady who served us helped us order and explained how to eat the food since you don't get a fork or knife. We had gone to another Ethiopian place on 10th Avenue but...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Bpalmer68
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Wine bar. Single toilet almost in the kitchen. Friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Near to comedy clubs.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank IdaPole
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 W 47th St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10036-2375
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Hell's Kitchen
  • Neighbourhood: Hell's Kitchen
  • Phone Number: +1 212-664-0520
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