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Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

#250 of 2,927 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Florida Center
As featured in Orlando's Good Eats Guide
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7048 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8222
+1 407-354-0026
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Casselberry, Florida, United States
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had asked for a surprise birthday dinner at somewhere different. My only hint - I have never had that type of food before. Considering I grew up in NYC, I have eaten at many different types of restaurants, this was going to be quite a challenge. Amongst themselves, they joked about Ethiopian. Well, checking reviews and seeing all the... More 

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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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212 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone in our large party really enjoyed the food. The vegetarians sat on one end and enjoyed a variety of dishes. The meat-eaters sat at the other end and enjoyed theirs. We told the very kind server that we were really hungry yet waited longer than many other tables that came in later. She was cluelessly waiting for a particular... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went recently while visiting Orlando. We ordered the Chef's special for two. It was more than enough and absolutely scrumptious. I have nothing but praise for this restaurant in all respects.

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Thank Dustin H
Boca Raton, Florida
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everywhere we travel, we look for Ethiopian restaurants, Nile is the best we have found so far. Everything is wonderful, be sure to try the honey wine. Shopping center is a bit shabby, don't let that deter you. Go. Now!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having had a very nice experience at an Ethiopian restaurant in Houston, we decided to give it a go here. We were not disappointed. We ordered the Chefs special, which comprised a large platter of spicy chicken, beef and veggies on a giant injera base. We added lamb to it, and our party of 4 were happy campers. We were... More 

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Burwell, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first time eating Ethiopian food and it was a lovely experience. A lovely range of flavours and fun to eat with your fingers. The staff were really pleasant and helpful and I'd happily return.

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Thank QCooke
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a rental property in Orlando and when we go to it several times a year the highlight of our trip is this restaurant, Best food ever, service is exceptional, but mostly i need to repeat is the FOOD. last 10 day stay we ate here 3 times and it is 30 minute drive, worth every penny. Once again... More 

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Oldham
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wanted to like this place. But my visit wasn’t a good one. At 8.30pm on a Monday evening there were only seven people dining in what is a 75 seater restaurant. Just one server although the owners occasionally supplemented her presence. The atmosphere was quiet and lighting a little dim. The first disappointment was that none of the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a very traditional classy Ethiopian restaurant in the heart of tourist area. Food is amazing and service is incredible! Love this place. A must if you love eating different cultural food.

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Thank Amish M
Oviedo, Florida
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We always seek out an Ethiopian Restaurant where ever we go and were so happy to find the best 30 minutes from our home. I must say it is located in a very odd strip mall behind a wing joint and a little tough to find. We have eaten at the Nile many times and have always been pleased. Our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
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
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7048 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-8222
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighbourhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: +1 407-354-0026

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