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rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 738 72 98
11:00 - 00:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd often walked past Awash and finally visited with a friend. We got a warm welcome, a pile of the fluffiest, stretchiest sourdough injera pancakes and I got a selection of delicious vegetarian dishes. You eat with your hands, and there's a hand basin you can easily reach without touching any doors - you simply nudge the saloon type doors... More 

Thank RosemarieNorth
San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Incredible food, good ambience and kind service. Truly a 10/10 for our family and I. Best Ethiopian food restaurant in town.

Thank LyaBes
Lyon, France
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Wonderful restaurant. Wonderful service. Wonderful food. Charming people. Great fun music and dancing starting 9:30pm Friday evening. Smiles and warmth all round. Cant wait to go again! An institution!

Thank FredericoFellini
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The food delicious as always. The place is nice, many east africans go there, it confirms that the food is authentic. One negative point - we did not receive the starter we ordered - what a pity as it is known to be very tasty....

Thank Weronika L
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great, tasty, Ethiopian food in a offbeat part of town. Live music & traditional dances by Ethiopian performers on weekends. Buckets of fun!

Thank Gleb7
Geneva, Switzerland
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I had huge expectations coming with friends who love this restaurant and Ethiopian food. Service was slow and the group room drafty. I have quite an appetite and was hardly filled by the pancakes and the vegetables/meat portions (but Ethiopians are probably used to eat less than Westerners for sad reasons). Interesting exotic fruit juice and beer selection though. I... More 

Thank FleurNastia
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing tastes and a very nice welcome characterize this place. The price is worth the food, and considering it is in Geneva, it is totally acceptable. Strongly suggested!

1 Thank 404DavideNotFound
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The moment you step into Awash restaurant you feel like you are in Addis. We opted for the full selection sampling platter to be shared by 2 people. Food is served on s bed of ingots bread. You eat with your hands and the food is delicious. They have a vegetarian option available. A nice restaurant that takes you to... More 

Thank kephalonia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food is really good! The service is not bad, African style so go with time to eat, however if you ask for the food in a hurry, they'll serve it quite fast! Worth going there!

Thank Miguel M
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467 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,657 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here for the first time, after never had an opportunity to try Ethiopian food before. Staff who was probably the owner excellent with a great smile and home feeling welcome. Atmosphere, very nice in the inside or at least different from other restaurants, and I liked it. Maybe table (at least where I was sat) are a... More 

2 Thank Elmunyoz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$24
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 738 72 98

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?