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Queen of Sheba Restaurant

1503 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3222
+1 202-328-0101
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“injera” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1503 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3222
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Made the mistake of going with a group of about 8 friends for dinner at Queen of Sheba. Restaurant is small, and it was busy. Took the wait staff about 10 minutes to acknowledge that we wanted to be seated, which was a sign of...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Glad my friends warned me about the utensils or lack thereof. Food was a bit different, but you've got ti try it at least once. I had beef stew, which came on a huge round plate, that was covered in a fluffy pancake type tortilla...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I've been to many Ethiopian restaurants in the USA. Washington, DC seems to have the largest number. With strong conpetition this restaurant is amoung the best. They offer the classic lamb, beef, chicken and vegetarian dishes. Pick and choose they're all good. The level of...More

Thank larryyasner
Reviewed 26 June 2017

When I read about DC and its typical food, I never expected Ethiopian to come up. So, when I saw there was this place right under my accommodation, I figured it was a sign. I was a bit confused at first when I didn't get...More

Thank Irene B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

With a number of Ethiopian restaurants near our hotel, my colleague and I opted for Queen of Sheba and were not disappointed. Having no experience with Ethiopian cuisine, we asked our server to explain the process, which she did with a smile. Diners should note...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have tried Ethiopian food at other restaurants in other states. This place was decent, I had a chicken, rice and greens dish but the service could have been better...the serve was nice, but she didn't tend to the table properly.

Thank speters1930
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Second visit here. Excellent flavors. Injera fantastic. Nice spice. St George beer perfect. Ended with tea and Ethiopian spice. Highly recommend

Thank Cormanx1
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Still a local place. If you're looking for a quiet, reasonable, place to eat and enjoy great Ethiopian food in Washington DC this is it! The three of us ate for a total of $45 and had lots of leftovers. Service is terrific. I understand...More

Thank roxpwhite
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The decor isn't the best but who cares, the food was wonderful. Came from NY this was absolutely wonderful.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Such a disappointment. While visiting for one night, we wandered around the neighborhood and decided on this place. None of the food we ordered matches the menu description! Wings were served without blue cheese, vegetarian combo with fish was served sans fish, fried fish sandwich...More

Thank smith17222
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1503 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3222
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-328-0101
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