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Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine

#2,871 of 8,325 Restaurants in Chicago
€€ - €€€Ethiopian, African
1023 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5614
+1 312-698-4481
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
24 Dec 2017
“Outstanding Cuisine”
25 Aug 2018
“Like all Ethopian Restaurants that I have met, it has very good food”
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CUISINES
Ethiopian, African
PRICE
€€ - €€€
LOCATION
1023 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5614
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

This place lives up to expectations. The tea was fine. The service was stellar and the food was very good. The price was fair/not expensive. What else can I want We had the family style. It is a fun deal.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hippoguy
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Only my 2nd experience with Ethiopian foods but dang this is a good one. Wife and I had 'Sambusa' for an appetizer which has a Arabian flare to it then as the main course we opted for 'Doro Wot'. Great choices as we thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ron U
tesfaec, Owner at Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for coming to Tesfa and enjoying the food. We appreciate that you are helping us spread the word about Tesfa and we hope to see you again soon! #sharehopetogether :))

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite food experiences in Chicago to date! Excellent authentic food and friendly staff, would recommend to anyone. A must try! Got the family platter and easily served 5 of us with leftovers.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Mandi E
tesfaec, Owner at Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for coming to Tesfa and enjoying the food. We appreciate that you are helping us spread the word about Tesfa and we hope to see you again soon! #sharehopetogether :))

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This was a charming and delicious restaurant. Everything on the menu is good and the service was great!!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Giorgos L
tesfaec, Owner at Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for coming to Tesfa and enjoying the food. We appreciate that you are helping us spread the word about Tesfa and we hope to see you again soon! #sharehopetogether :))

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A family owned restaurant that delivered in every possible way. Their passion is rooted in this place; amazing service, amazing food, amazing experience.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DavidHM_8888
tesfaec, Owner at Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for coming to Tesfa and enjoying the food. We appreciate that you are helping us spread the word about Tesfa and we hope to see you again soon! #sharehopetogether :))

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Two entrees and 4 sides. Delicious. Tibs and Doro Wot. Excellent. If you had it before or want to try for first time, recommend Tesfa.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank husker53
tesfaec, Owner at Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for coming to Tesfa and enjoying the food. We appreciate that you are helping us spread the word about Tesfa and we hope to see you again soon! #sharehopetogether :))

Reviewed 28 January 2017

So the place is small, however my husband and I arrived at around 2PM so we were able to be seated right away. I was greeted by a very sweet woman who let us sit wherever and brought us delicious tea to warm us up...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank KoreanNerdyGirl
tesfaec, Public Relations Manager at Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Thank you so much! I'm glad you enjoyed the food! We are glad to be on your list of favorite Ethiopian restaurants! Momma T and Samuel were so excited to have such a glowing review! Please spread the word about Tesfa and I hope to...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I live in Chicago but just checked this place out. Ethiopian food is my absolute favorite and they did not disappoint. It is a small hole in the wall restaurant with 3 tables. The food was great and Samuel took good care of us. The...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Greymatter54
tesfaec, Public Relations Manager at Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Thank you so much! I'm glad you enjoyed the food! Please spread the word about Tesfa and I hope to see you soon! :)

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5614
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 312-698-4481
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Description
Tesfa Ethiopian Cuisine is in Uptown, Chicago. It is a family owned and ran business. We serve four different types of injera that is made fresh daily.
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