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Ethiopian Restaurants in Washington, D.C.

The nation's capital and its Maryland and Virginia suburbs have the largest concentration of Ethiopians anywhere in the world outside of Ethiopia. The area is rich with restaurants, but because of this, the scene changes often, and restaurants come and go. This page lists restaurants in the District. See the Maryland and Virginia pages for more of the area's restaurants.

Lalibela
1415 14th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 265-5700

Ambassador
1907 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 3208-1907

Awash
2218 18th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 588-8181



Axum
1934 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 387-0765
Video Visit

Cup'a Cup'a
600 19th St. NW
Washington, DC 20431

Dahlak Restaurant (Eritrean)
1771 U St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 332-2110



Dukem
1114-1118 U St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 667-8735
Video Visit 1 2

Dynasty
2210 14th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 332-8332

Ethiopic Restaurant
401 H St. NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 675-2066



Etété
1942 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 232-7600
Video Visit

Fasika
4422 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20011
(202) 722-0999

Uptown Ethiopian Fusion
1608 7th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 232-1608



Lena Market & Carryout
1206 Understood St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20016
(202) 291-0082

Habesha Market & Carryout
1919 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 232-1919

Keren Restaurant (Eritrean)
1780 Florida Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 265-5764



Meskerem
2434 18th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 462-4100
Video Visit

Nafka Eritrean Restaurant
2010 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Nile Restaurant & Market
7815 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20012
(202) 882-1130



Yetenbi Kitfo
1915 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 299-9699

Queen Makeda
1917 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 232-6556
Video Cooking Visit

Queen of Sheba
1503 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 323-7272



Selam Restaurant
1524 U St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 462-4758

Merkato
1909 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 328-2223

Sidamo Coffee & Tea
417 H St. NE
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 458-0081
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Yegna
1920 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 265-0578

Das
1201 28 St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-4710
Video Visit

Zenebech Injera and Deli
608 T St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 667-4700



Eritrean Community and Culturel Center
600 L St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 393-0379

Salina (Eritrean)
1936 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 299-0511

Ras Lounge and Restaurant
4806 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20011
(202) 291-2096



Bella Café & Restaurant (Eritrean)
900 Florida Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 299-9688

Twins Jazz
1344 U St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 234-0072

Tegeste
3521 14th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 506-6971



Chercher
1334 9th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 299-9703

Ethiopia Restaurant & Mart
4630 14th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20011
(202) 291-5250

Ghion
2010 9th St.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 681-2008



Askale Café
3629 12th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20017
(202) 758-0077
Video Visit

Big Chair Coffee & Grill
3122 MLK Blvd. SE
Washington, D.C. 20032
(202) 525-4287

Addis
797 H. St. NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(301) 536-0178

Food Trucks

In the past fews, a number of Ethiopian food trucks have popped up in D.C. and Silver Spring (just north of the District). Their locations can change from day to day, but they have websites that tell you where to find them. Here's a roundup.

Fojol Brothers
Food Cart
Check website for locations
Washington, D.C.
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Simple on Wheels
Food Cart
Check website for locations
Washington, D.C.
Fasika
Food Cart
Check website for locations
Washington, D.C.



Meski Healthy2Go
Food Cart
Check website for locations
Washington, D.C.
Mesob on Wheels
Food Cart
Check website for locations
Silver Spring, MD
Video Visit

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