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Altu's Ethiopian Cuisine

1312 Michigan Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4024
+1 517-333-6295
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“injera” (4 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
“stew” (3 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian
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1312 Michigan Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4024
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Vegan, vegetarian and meat eaters will all be happy here. Lots of options for anyone. The food is really good. You can dine at regular or Ethiopian tables. With or without silverware. Nice beer and wine selection.

Thank janicewriting6
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food as usual. It is always a pleasure to eat here, we feel lucky to have found it. The combination feast can not be beat and the bread is delicious.

Thank RBrabant
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Altu's used to be my favorite restaurant in East Lansing until I was subjected to a horrendously disrespectful treatment by the staff. It all started when I found an inch-long broken piece of knife in my food. I forgot to take its picture, however the...More

Thank kirti b
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food is delicious and there is quite a variety. My grandson is a Vegan and this is one of the few places he will eat in Lansing. Very tasty. Come try the samplers! It is more like a feast!

Thank Speshal K
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Went here as a family during a day trip to Lansing. Was impressed. Very nice lunch portions of Ethiopian favorites with great injera. Simple place but good food and good price.

Thank jef-ind
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My girlfriend and I go here all the time. I try to switch it up between vegetarian and meat and this is the perfect place to do this! The flavors are savory and the staff is sweet! The setting is also cozy and somewhat romantic....More

Thank Tiana C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Its a quaint little gem of a place. Wonderful service, food in budget and tastes absolutely awesome. I have enjoyed eating here every single time, quality consistent

Thank Badnaan
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Loved the food and atmosphere. The food is fun and authentic. Our family had the vegetarian and meat feast where we sampled a little of everything. It was all fantastic!

Thank RockSeeker
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This was our first time eating Ethiopian cuisine. We enjoyed the feast family style meat dish very much. Quite spicy which is what we expected. Great service. I'd go again!

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

The lunch portion of the spicy chicken stew was the perfect size. The cabbage salad side dish was very tasty. Love the spongy bread. Nice heat to the spices without a lifting burn.

Thank Clarkston_Rambler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 Michigan Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4024
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-333-6295
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