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Awash Ethiopian Restaurant

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242 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
+1 718-243-2151
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16:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 13:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Palo Alto, California
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358 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered take out from here with my son. Lentils were delicious and the green beans and beets were fabulous. Didn't love the collards but my son did. Bread was also very good. We split a dinner and it was $20, a deal by New York standards!

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Thank Marcia K
Richmond, KY
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

If you're from small-town America, like us, chances are you've never sampled Ethiopian food. You've got some catching up to do. We ordered a combination meat-and-vegetables platter for four, and devoured every morsel. Both food and service were outstanding. And we didn't even miss our utensils.

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Thank loneoak75
Chennai
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Being a vegetarian, took their veggie platter which gave a good taster for their bread and various side dishes. Must try, especially if you love sampling other cuisines. Good service as well.

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Thank ShekarTalkies
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

My first time eating Ethiopian food. You do use your hands, but they will give you a fork. I had the vegan sampler platter...it was spicy as in flavorful and so yummy. My three friends had meat samplers. ..they all loved their meals. Spicy as in flavorful with some heat. The waiter was super helpful in guiding you if you... More 

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Thank actjet2
Brooklyn, New York
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Food good and different. Breads excellent. Perfect for after the movie across the street. Service is also accomadable but a bit of a wait for food.

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Thank Tweiss
Miami, Florida
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112 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

My wife loves Ethiopian food so everything we travel (no Ethiopian in Miami) we try to pay a visit to an Ethiopian restaurant. This one didn't dissapoint. It's a small venue in what seemed like a basement but inside we were very pleased with the service and especially with the excellent meal which seemed to be well prepared, wholesome and... More 

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2 Thank Orlando I
New York
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

First of all, I wanted my title to be the eye catcher. Now, let me say, the place looks like a rat hole. And the service is slow. But the food is amazing and delicious! No wonder the Italians invaded it! And the price was not bad. When I go to a restaurant I want to leave full. I left... More 

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Thank johnnylakis
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

First of all, as the previous reviewer noted, this is an Ethiopian Restaurant, not a French one. There was a French restaurant called Quercy in this same spot that closed about two years ago. Some of the reviews for that establishment appear to be listed here. Ignore them. Next, Ethiopian food is not for everyone. It is spicy and all... More 

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1 Thank Brooklynmom11
Magny-le-Hongre, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

Don't know why all the comments say it's a french restaurant. It is not! Totally ethiopian place and you eat with your hands. Quiet worth to take only vegetable meals - we tried few dishes and those vegetarians were better. Enjoy!

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Thank Giedrė N
Las Vegas, Nevada
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014

The food is good, the restaurant is clean and the service is good. They have an avocado salad that has jalapenos, onions and lime juice, it's soooo good. Everything is served with this weird spongy bread that's paper thin. It's part of the cultural dishes. But if you're looking to try a new ethnicity of food, this is a safe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-243-2151

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