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2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
+1 719-634-5070
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to have lunch at Uchenna this afternoon after reading about it on line and we can't say enough good things about it. Owner/Chef Maya says she makes her food with love and it is evident! Uchenna serves authentic Ethiopian cuisine in a small, charming setting. You will feel like you are a special guest in... More 

Thank bakeclay
Hartville, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is outstanding! Delicious food, great service and overall just a wonderful experience! Highly recommended!!

Thank ashleydlugosz
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Was looking for something different and authentic in Colorado Springs for our usual business trip and I am glad I found this restaurant. The food is authentic and carefully prepared. The hostess is also your waitress and she explains everything you need to know as well as demonstrates to you how to eat the food the Ethiopian way. Loved the... More 

Thank Lingyforever
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited last night and had a very enjoyable meal. I'd read the good reviews and wanted to give it a try. Having never eaten Ethiopian food, we had no idea what to expect. Our sever was Nayla, the daughter of the restaurant owner, and she quickly put us at ease. Although the restaurant was almost full,... More 

Thank Resselm6
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Uchenna is a nice restaurant with outstanding food, but what makes it stand out is the great love and attention with which each guest is treated to by Chef Maya. Go for the exceptional food, stay for the beautiful experience.

Thank RosaliaRamireZ
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We enjoyed our meal there. It was nicely spiced and used fresh tasting vegetables. I recommend the $3 upgrade to the chicken/beef/lamb tibs entree which adds three vegetables to the meal.

Thank billryan0464
Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

The aroma of spices draw you to this restaurant. Rose-water lemonade, chicken with basmati rice & lamb alecha with injera are out of the world. Maya was an awesome host. Her gesture of getting us a box of dessert for the road showed that she cared for her customers. Loved this place and will go back here when I'm in... More 

Thank Drun007
Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went last night and were blown away by everything. Everyone was very friendly and attentive. Chef Maya was very kind and it warmed my heart to see someone so passionate. The food was very flavorful (even with the spicy option) and the portions were perfectly sized. I could taste the love that was put into this... More 

1 Thank laurencleve
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We first had Uchenna years ago. IT was the best food I have ever eaten. WE went back 7 months later, and Chef Maya knew who we were, where we sat, and what we ordered. That was amazing to me. I have been back several dozen times since. No matter what you order, its amazing. Hands down best food in... More 

1 Thank Alan R
Berkeley, California
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Three of us went with two friends who are regulars. The food was simply amazing. Served traditional style. The bread was darker than I've seen before, but the waitress (owner's daughter, I think) explained the ingredients and that it is traditional. Service couldn't have been friendlier or more attentive. Then, in a total surprise, it turns out that the owner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-634-5070
Uchenna is closed on Monday.Open Tuesday-Friday lunch 11:30am to 2:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 08:00pm Saturdays and Sundays 12:00pm to 2:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 08:00pm Honoured to welcome you.Peace and Blessings

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?