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Ethiopian Cottage Restaurant

1824 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1708
+1 414-224-5226
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera” (3 reviews)
“flat bread” (3 reviews)
“lamb dish” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
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1824 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1708
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Tried this place because we were eating a grain free diet, and the TEFF caught out attention. We were very surprised by the food itself, and if you tell them you are eating grain/gluten free, they prepare the dishes for you at no extra cost....More

Thank OldBob22
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nice staff and a delicious menu make Ethiopian Cottage a great choice for a dinner out. GF injera is a available upon request. Traditional Ethiopian stews and vegetables are served on Injera, on a platter, and eaten traditionally with your hands, picking up the stews...More

Thank MelissaMSA
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious vegetarian "beyaynetu" (combo platter). Awesome seasonings and portions were great for the sharing size. Atmosphere is really relaxing and the server was very friendly. Definitely check it out!

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We have been to this restaurant a couple of times - and have always enjoyed ourselves. The hosts are very welcoming and make sure that you thoroughly enjoy your Ethiopian dining experience. We sat at traditional Ethiopian table settings but standard seating is also available....More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Out for Birthday celebration with brother and girlfriend and Mom to celebrate her 96th Birthday. Mom enjoyed the food but we needed to ask for a fork because this food is eaten using injera bread for the eating utensil. When going to this restaurant it...More

Thank Patty M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We visited with a Groupon and enjoyed a delicious vegetarian platter for two featuring homemade injera---a light spongy bread for dipping and eating the veggies with your hands. There was enough on our platter to feed 4. We also enjoyed two of the appetizers: a...More

1  Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The atmosphere was very nice. More traditional seating and seating with table and chairs. Menu featured larger 2-4 person options as well as individual orders. Location is good with good parking.

Thank 150NightsPerYear
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I didn't know what to expect, so I entered with an open mind. My friend and I didn't really bother reading the menu, so we asked the waiter what he would suggest. He picked the most expensive combination dinner for 2. We went with that,...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Everything went smoothly for out first experience with Ethiopian cuisine. The restaurant was busy and all were enjoying the relaxed atmosphere. The food was excellent and delicious. We all enjoyed the honey wine--sweet and refreshing--along with vegetarian and meat selections.

Thank Craftylady23
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We used a Groupon for a chicken and beef platter for two. The food came quickly, and the servers were quite welcoming. As seems to be traditional with Ethiopian food, it comes on a large, communal platter, with rolls of thin bread to pick up...More

Thank CityHiker73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1824 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1708
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-224-5226
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