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Address: 2027 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN
Phone Number: +1 612-338-3000
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16:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 02:00

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Awesome Ethiopian Food

I was invited her by one of my colleagues and this is probably one of the best restaurants that serve Ethiopian food in Minneapolis! I absolutely enjoyed the food. We first... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 June 2015
Sandy2104
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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

I was invited her by one of my colleagues and this is probably one of the best restaurants that serve Ethiopian food in Minneapolis! I absolutely enjoyed the food. We first ordered the sample platter, which gave us a very nice flavor of what to expect. Our main dish was equally good too. The only reason I have not given... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

Some friends and I were referred to the club since we enjoy listening and dancing to Reggae music. The band was excellent! They were very entertaining and they definitely kept everyone moving. There was a door fee of $10 to get in but it was definitely worth it with the band they had. We asked if this was the regular... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2011

The food was very good here. I recommend the sample platter which included nearly a dozen different food choices along with Injera (flat bread) that was still warm. Nothing brings friends together like sharing a large plate of food while eating with your fingers and bread. It's fun!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2008

The Blue Nile is an Ethiopian Restaurant and a beer bar. The food is outstanding. Everything I have tried is good. The bar has a reputation for being one of the places to find rare draughts in the Twin Cities. Craft beer lovers will find things on tap here that they won't see on draught anywhere else in the cities.... More 

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