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Meals By Genet

1053 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90019-4402
+1 323-938-9304
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (3 reviews)
“tofu” (7 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1053 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90019-4402
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had delicious authentic Ethiopian food. Must recommend the chicken that takes two days to prepare. Enjoyed all the vegetable side dishes. Loved the gf injera option.

Thank jlbs7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant came recommended by a friend, and the food and service did not disappoint. While a bit pricey, it was a fun experience, sharing the food all around, and the food was indeed tasty. The only issue was the noise level in the restaurant....More

Thank RobInWisconsin
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We have eaten at Genet's several times. The experience has turned from very good to not so good with our last two visits. Despite having made reservations, we still had to wait over 30 minutes and on another occasion, being a party of three, wait...More

Thank messand210
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I heard a radio interview with Genet that made me want to try the food. It's pretty much the same food options as the other Ethiopian restaurants in this little neighborhood, but the quality and service are better. Of course that means it costs a...More

Thank RE10TIV
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were very sad when our fav Ethiopian rest (Nyala) closed, but decided to try Meals by Genet. WOW! So happy again. Food SO delish!

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I had a horrible experience from another Ethiopian restaurant a doors away when I was last in LA. Nevertheless I gave into the daughter's pressure to try this one. The decor is OK, resembling a good restaurant. Service was well above average. Our host was...More

1  Thank DeadlyDD
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Terrific meal in all respects. Nothing special about the dining room but the food was spectacular. We had the mixed vegetarian dinner, with tofu, and were blown away. The tofu was unexpectedly delicious! The waiter was charming (maybe a little over the top) and very...More

Thank arrybay9
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had a great time really enjoyed the food , service and ambiance. Had a chance to enjoy a really nice meal with a great variety of new tastes. Definitely worth a try Yo=u will enjoy it. Especially Ethiopian bread

Thank iwilltrain
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Best Ethiopian I've had in my Life! For a minute there I thought it was a dream. My girlfriend had spoken so highly of this place and the one-woman show I like to call 'a beautiful soul Genet'. She makes everything herself from scratch and...More

Thank Tatia C
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

As someone who frequents Ethiopian restaurants, I want to share my experience. The chef is sweet -she came to say hello. The tofu item on the menu is unique - and we thought it was okay. The food was okay. Few of the items were...More

1  Thank KomalShahKapoor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1053 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90019-4402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-938-9304
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