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Meskel Ethiopian Restaurant

€€ - €€€African, Ethiopian
2605 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122-4933
+1 206-860-1724
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
8 Aug 2017
“another excellent meal”
Closes in 21 min
16:00 - 23:00All hours
African, Ethiopian
€€ - €€€
2605 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122-4933
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first experience trying Ethiopian food. So good! We tried the Kitfo (raw meat), lamb tibs, and the vegetarian combination. The food and service was great and the restaurant was clean. Definitely gong back!

Thank NationalGeographic1
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We have been here a number of times, and as usual had an excellent meal The food is very flavorful, spicy but not too hot, and the injera is great. Service is very nice- the server is always friendly and helpful.

Thank David E
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Four of us, each with another good review for this establishment which I was first tipped off to three years ago in a whisper by a concierge (who said we'd like it much more than some of the other good options). It still holds first...More

Thank Serni253
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I eat there once a month. The food is always fresh and delicious. The service is very good and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank jariahmusic
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Our "go-to" restaurant for introducing friends and family to Ethiopian food. Although the service can be inconsistent and the ambience underwhelming, the food is consistently very good. The menu can be a little daunting for the uninitiated. For first timers, Suggest ordering the vegetarian combination...More

Thank gdeakins
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Everything on the menu is amazing, the owner is usually on site will come out to check on you and will make suggestions. If you've never tried Ethiopian food this is the place to go. We've been going for 10+ years.

Thank revhawg
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Great late afternoon lunch! Restaurant is normally bustling but we caught it at a great time and the waitstaff was very, very attentive. I shared a veggie combination and the food was fresh and delicious. The injera was on point! I'm stuffed and will definitely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 April 2016

i went to this place on a friends recommendation. it was a fancy night out (read dressed up) so eating exclusively with my fingers was not part of my plan and the ONLY option and frustrating. the owner/ hostess was not consistently abrasive, so i...More

Thank astra s
Reviewed 16 March 2016

As usual, unpretentious tasty food in a relaxed environment -- in this case what used to be a residential house. Service charming, food good, beer (St. George amber) all worked well. My local hosts will return.

Thank Burma J
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Loved the food. The lady who attended to us was very nice and helpful. Service was fairly quick. Inside was nice and neat. Reasonably priced. Gives a home cooking feel.

Thank jaswinder p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122-4933
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-860-1724
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