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Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

€€ - €€€African, Ethiopian
2109 Avent Ferry Rd, Ste 150, Raleigh, NC 27606-2198
+1 919-664-8151
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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African, Ethiopian
€€ - €€€
2109 Avent Ferry Rd, Ste 150, Raleigh, NC 27606-2198
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waiter forgot parts of the order. Slow service. Sunday lunch. Not as good as in the past. Under new management.

Thank David F
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Not a fancy place, it's tucked away lower level in the Mission Valley Shopping Center. The waitstaff was friendly, the food tasty and authentic (well, the injerra was made from wheat not teff, but that doesn't bother me.) There are mostly tables and chairs, plus...More

Thank Hank8Raleigh
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I recently dined at Abyssinia. It is a very casual place with basic decor. But it appeared clean in the dining area. When I was ordering they had both Coke and Pepsi items on the menu so I assumed these would be cans. I ordered...More

Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Overpriced meal. They barely put food on your plate. My collards were served cold and meat hot. I got there before another person, they were served first. They give u bull u know what for takeout...never order take out. It will be served cold. If...More

1  Thank Lady L
Reviewed 25 March 2017

You never know what you can find in seemingly out-of-the way places. While my favorite ethnic cuisine is Indian, this place was an interesting change. The food is served on a large, thin, spongy kind of bread that you pull apart to use to scoop...More

1  Thank smithnewland
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The food was far overpriced. My parents and I ordered two different items, each being nearly $15. When the food came, we ended up with the same dish, the only difference being the sides, both very unappetizing and cheap. Pickled cabbage or a hard boiled...More

1  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Authentic Ethiopian food, above average, in my experience, for Addis Ababa. A friendly atmosphere with attentive service. In the lower level of the main building of the Avent Ferry shopping center. A large menu so there are a lot of choices, and the spice level...More

Thank Hank8Raleigh
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch and the food was really good! I used to come here all the time when I lived in the area, and the food is still delicious. The portion sizes seem small, but most Ethiopian resturants serve similar sized portions and once...More

Thank Itravelalot1981
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Modest decor (if thematic), quiet and uncrowded. Friendly enough service/waitress. Not particularly explanatory or descriptive, despite our having announced first visit and some guests' unfamiliarity with cuisine in type or flavors. But we worked through it with our own enthusiasm. Several ordered African red wine,...More

Thank raleighguy1
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Food taste was good. Have had better in Orlando and New York but have also had much worse in Chapel Hill. Bread was authentic. Service was friendly. Portion size seemed small I thought. Not as much variety in the vegetables and lentils and salads that...More

1  Thank docnbox
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2109 Avent Ferry Rd, Ste 150, Raleigh, NC 27606-2198
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-664-8151
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