Ahadu Restaurant

Fairview Park

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Vegetarian seasoned ground-chickpea mitten shiro simmered with berbere and meat dishes such as minced lean-beef kitfo with spiced butter

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$12 for $25 Worth of Ethiopian Cuisine at Ahadu Restaurant

Though Ahadu means “first,” Fisseha and Lula Araya are not the first owners of Ahadu Restaurant. When they took over, though, they brought with them 15 years of restaurant experience, which they now use to bring authentic Ethiopian eats to the community. Through an open kitchen, diners can watch Chef Lula as she whips up lamb, beef, chicken, and vegetarian dishes seasoned with spices sourced directly from Ethiopia. Just as America’s national dish is the hamburger and France’s national dish is the deep-fried beret, Ethiopia’s national dish is doro wat, which Chef Lula creates by simmering spicy chicken in berbere sauce before serving it with a boiled egg atop housemade injera bread. She also sautés portobello mushrooms with onions, garlic, peppers, and tomatoes to craft a flavorful vegetarian version of mushroom tibs or wat. The restaurant’s bar stocks Ethiopian beers such as Bati lager and Hakim stout as well as imported Ethiopian wines.

Ahadu Ethiopian Restaurant

Though Ahadu means “first,” Fisseha and Lula Araya are not the first owners of Ahadu Ethiopian Restaurant. When they took over, though, they brought with them 15 years of restaurant experience, which they now use to bring authentic Ethiopian eats to the community. Through an open kitchen, diners can watch Chef Lula as she simmers pans of lamb, beef, and chicken in spices and butter, and then ladles the thick stews into sturdy stone bowls. Just as America’s national dish is the hamburger and France’s national dish is the deep-fried beret, Ethiopia’s national dish is doro wat, which Chef Lula creates by simmering spicy chicken in berbere sauce before serving it with a boiled egg atop housemade injera bread. She also sautés portobello mushrooms with onions, garlic, peppers, and tomatoes to craft a flavorful vegetarian version of mushroom tibs or wat. The restaurant’s bar stocks Ethiopian beers such as Bati lager and Hakim stout as well as imported Ethiopian wines.

Customer Reviews

The food and service were great. I'll be back.
Debi B. · March 16, 2013
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Merchant replied · January 31, 2013
Restaurant is full of flavor and good energy.
Michael M. · January 20, 2013
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Merchant replied · January 31, 2013
Food is awesome, awesome, awesome!
Bettina D. · December 16, 2012
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