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2743 Poplar St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-1220
+1 215-769-7008
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
30 Dec 2016
“Great food, interesting location”
26 Sep 2016
“End of an Era... go to Abyssian instead for tastier Ethiopian food.”
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2743 Poplar St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-1220
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

given that half the restaurant is a bar it's a little odd. The food is still really good. My wife and I thought it was odd that they didn't have the typical sharing dish that other Ethiopian restaurants have had. The prices were reasonable and...More

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I've been here a few times and the dive bar atmosphere is getting a slow remodel. Still fairly divey. Food is fairly bland, although plentiful. 7 of us split the meat and vegetarian dishes. Era was out of the beans, which my friend really wanted...More

Thank Jenna P
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The food here is fantastic. It's cooked fresh to order and it hot and spiced to perfection. There is a great selection of bottled beer and about 8 craft beers on tap. A great place to go for dinner or to hang out with friends...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 23 December 2014

The front room of this low key bar in Fairmount neighborhood is just that - a large rectangular bar, but there are a few tables in the back for eating - I won't say dining. The atmosphere is casual, the prices are low, the service...More

Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

Every one in our party has eaten Ethiopian food in other restaurants in Philadelphia or other cities. Experience at Era was very enjoyable. We loved the artwork, food and beer. My yebeg tibs was great. Equally good comments on beef and vegetarian dish. We will...More

Thank crkoer
Reviewed 11 November 2014

This is a friendly, neighbourhood dive bar where you'll see mostly young, university students hanging out and drinking cheap beer. The place was calm the night we were there. The Ethiopian food was pretty good. They served us a big patter full of vegetarian and...More

Thank nouglytourist
Reviewed 3 November 2012 via mobile

Era has great Ethiopian food and cheap beer. It is a local neighborhood bar so don't expect crowds. I like to come here when I'm in the mood for a solo/ quiet night out.

Thank Maggie R
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  • Address: 2743 Poplar St, Philadelphia, PA 19130-1220
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-769-7008
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