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Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

3086 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-2654
+1 404-929-0011
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tibs” (70 reviews)
“injera” (67 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3086 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-2654
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1 - 10 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My weekend's lunch was fish with injera &miser. Also Ethiopian beers.OMG so delicious !!! I'll come back again. I'd like to try veggie menu next time!

Thank Kazue D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is my favorite Ethiopian restaurant. I've been several times and have taken various different people. Everyone loves it. My recommendation is ordering 2 meats and 2 veggies or 3 meats and 3 veggies family style with njera bread. The lamb and ribeye are the...More

Thank Blake E
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were in the area and saw this restaurant so decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. The waitress was very friendly and explained the menu to us and answered all of our questions. You better like the little...More

Thank Thomas M
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for giving us a try. We are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times and it always feels special and fun. Have eaten outside on the pleasant deck, inside on the main floor and upstairs. The service has been good wherever we sit. They are helpful with descriptions of the various dishes. Everything...More

Thank Ginger H
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the compliments! Come back to see us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had never tried Ethiopian cuisine before. Consistently see this place "hopping" with customers so gave it a try. The waiter was so helpful with suggestions and put together a great tasting experience for us. Delicious! We will go back.

1  Thank Sherry E
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your first time with us and first time eating Ethiopian! Hopefully this is the beginning of a long, delicious relationship! Cheers.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waitstaff is warm and friendly, the injera just right, and the veggie combo is astounding---beautifully presented and incredibly well-done. Gomen, various lentils, tomato fitfit...the tibs of all types are great as well (beef, fish, chicken...). And the kitfo? delightful. You will enjoy Desta, whether...More

Thank mcgonagallmom
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for these wonderful compliments!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious Ethiopian food at the corner of Briarcliff and Clairmont Roads. I have never had a bad meal. The service is incredible and the price is fair for the large amount of food you are served. My favorite is the tibs and vegetable plate. Go...More

Thank Woo_Atlanta
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much! Come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been trying to find an Ethipoian Restaurant after my favorite one on Cheshire Bridge Road closed it's doors. I have tried Desta twice but I'm still looking. Desta is noisy with cramped space. In my opinion both the menu and food is just...More

Thank tildak2016
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for giving us a try. We wish you the best in your search.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Ethiopian food with great athmosphere. Love the place with native Ethiopians there. I go at least once a month

Thank rlumpy1
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your continued patronage. See you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a group from work in the past and it received such good reviews that we returned. I had sirloin tibs with spicy lentils. This place has been great both times.

Thank ahmonroe5
DestaEthiopian, Manager at Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Desta at both of your visits. We hope you will visit us many more times!

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christy d
17 July 2017|
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Response from gsybers | Reviewed this property |
Call restaurant directly. I am sure they have options as they have an extensive menu including vegan options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3086 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-2654
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-929-0011
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Description
Authentic Ethiopian cuisine crafted from high quality, real ingredients. We have options for all types of eaters: meat lovers, vegetarians, vegans and more. Dine family style or individually, it's up to you!
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