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Keren Restaurant

1780 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2658
+1 202-265-5764
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“veggie combo” (12 reviews)
“beef” (30 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1780 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2658
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Reviewed today

The staff could not be more pleasant, and the food is delicious! It tends to stay constantly busy. Go with patience and an empty stomach!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank hoffmanb01
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really warm atmosphere Great service Hot red label tea and We had group special for 5 Plenary of food Was all really delicious And mildly spiced

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bruisebogtrotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food. Distinct flavors. Not expensive. Go early. The veggie platter will easily feed two people. If you want to feel like a DC insider, go!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bobU8601WK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Foodies looking for a new experience will enjoy this place. The food was very good...great flavors. Had the tibisi beef and mint tilapia. Wanted a glass of wine but the server was too busy and never came back to the table to ask how everything...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SPGal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to this restaurant based on the online reviews and all I have to say is I am so glad I did!. I ordered a plate with chicken, lentils, a salad and an additional side dish I don't remember what it was, but it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dreamer8313
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

There was a little bit of a wait when we arrived, but the waitresses were super friendly. Once we were seated they wasted no time making sure we had menus and water. I ordered an Eritrean tea and my friend ordered an Ethiopian beer. My...More

Date of visit: November 2018
16  Thank SheWandersTheGlobe
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Went there with friends and family for dinner. Great food and great service. Their first 5 dishes seem authentic. The others are with noodles, so we were not sure if they were Americanized dishes. We tried the first 5, they were great. Serving size is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ajay g
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

From the outside it looks like a coffee shop Inside its a different story The place has a warm friendly atmosphere The dishes have the right amount of spice I have had Ethiopian food before and it dud not agree w me but this time...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tempusfugit2015
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Looked for an inexpensive good rated restaurant and found this little gem. For was very good, big portions. Will return !

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael110382
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you want Ethiopian without breaking the bank, this is the place for you. Good service, fantastic food. And the Eritrean tea was marvelous. You can’t go wrong here.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank devinquanking
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Tina B
20 July 2018|
Response from Chuck S | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant to assure they receive this message. They don't strike me as the size of business to have someone monitoring this site. In any event, I LOVED the food here and can't wait to travel back to DC... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2658
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-265-5764
This is one of DC's many Eritrean restaurants, but it tends to be overlooked by the better publicized and established Ethiopian community in the city. It's a small place, but offers a fantastic dishes, coffee, and service. There is no review on TripAdvisor for this restaurant (there is one on Yelp!).
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