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Meskerem Ethiopian Cuisine

124 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1247
+1 212-777-8111
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Ethiopian, African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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124 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1247
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We were walking around Hells Kitchen after a big day out in the city, looking for something to eat. Walk past this restaurant then came back deciding to try something different. Ambience OK food very very nice. Would recommend this to everyone. Lots of vegetarian...More

Thank Mcf6599
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The food is tasty and fresh.The service very good.The ambiance O K. The painting are excellent. They accept only cash.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

My first Ethiopian experience. Found this place because some friends that live in NYC took us there. We had 2 vegetarian combos plus a third veggie dish.. food was delicious and I enjoyed this way of eating with no cutlery! They said that the portions...More

Thank Chiara C
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Every trip to NYC, I visit Meskerem. The food is just delicious! I love the Tibs Wat & Beef Sambusas! It’s a bit run down, but the food makes that irrelevant.

Thank Kai5e
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Very small restaurant below street level. Service was quick and orderly. We split the veggie and meat samplers (great way to go if you don't know which stew to choose). Food was very good.

Thank William V
Reviewed 1 December 2017

My dentist is originally from Addis Ababa and his father still leave there. So when I decided to "discover" the real ethiopian food I asked to him for a recommendation and this is the place he suggested........I had a fantastic experience.......thanks Doctor.

Thank Bokassa2014
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This was great food and great service. The food portions were abundant and i would recommend the avocado appetizer. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I️ have been coming here for years and the food has always been great. I️ never expect good service (they’re incredibly inattentive and could care less about you) but the food has always made up for it. Recently they have changed it so that the...More

Thank Sage L
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The food was excellent, reasonably priced, and the best I've had since my visit to Ethiopia. The actual restaurant was small and crowded, and the service left something to be desired, but it didn't even matter.

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

What this tiny restaurant lacks in decor and ambiance they more than make up for in good food and service. The restaurant is below the street, in a narrow room -- you shouldn't go there for the view. But, the staff that work there are...More

Thank sojourner7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-1247
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-777-8111
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