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Ethiopian Restaurant

535 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3048
+1 860-218-2231
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
1 week ago
“I wanted to love it”
8 Sep 2016
“Not for families”
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CUISINES
Ethiopian, Indian, African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
535 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3048
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Ethiopian food, but we usually only get it in NYC. I wanted to love this restaurant, but it's hard when the main dish (Siga Wett) is tough. There was no one else in the restaurant when we arrived for dinner at 8 pm...More

Thank DJTrekkie
Reviewed 8 September 2016

It seems to be an authentic Ethiopian restaurant, and we saw some couples dining there and enjoying, but I would not recommend it to families with kids. The location is somewhat rough around the edges. The food is okay but not tasty or exotic, that...More

Thank goodguy70
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was a Premier of Ethiopian food in Hartford and I have watched the decline over the years. If you have no experience with Ethiopian food you will probably be awed, but if you have experience, the experience will fall short.

Thank florenceh316
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My wife & I love Eithopian food and always order the same thing; the 5-course Vegy Injera. Stopped here on the way home after visiting the near-by Mark Twain House. The owner was convivial & his sister was in the back-house. We were extremely pleased...More

Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Overcooked + burnt meat under a soggy mush is NOT what I expect at any African restaurant. I've eaten that dish in many other cities and never had anything quite nearly as awful as this one.

Thank mmeehan3
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Wonderful Eritrean food. Its like being in the chef's home. A surprising find close to Mark Twain's and Harriet Beecher Stowe's homes.

Thank SwampyShanty
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Novel spices, a kind of Dhal with an Ethiopian twist, some kind of cabbage, all together with a spongy kind of bread. What's not to like? The picture associated with this place on the website shows the vegetarian entree. A hungry guy like me worried...More

Thank g0ldengut
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Love their food! Be prepared, the service is a little slow, so good to go when you are hungry but not starving.

Thank Olga S
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Food was interesting and pretty good. Parking in the lot across the street was bad when our car was towed and impounded.

Thank Elise R
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Overall, I would go back because the food is interesting and tastes very good. We had a veggie sample platter #20 which has 5 different foods and the salmon in a red sauce #21, both were very good. Apparently you get a smaller version of...More

Thank daviddQ8181ES
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3048
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-218-2231
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