Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

North Gate,Northwest Washington

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Ethiopian artwork and servers clad in traditional dresses add to the ambiance as diners indulge in meals eaten with injera flatbread

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In Ethiopian dining, bread not only serves as an accompaniment to cuisine but as a utensil for scooping and a glove for shaking hands with the fire that cooked your meal. Scoop up Ethiopian fare with this Groupon.

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  • $7 for $14 worth of Ethiopian lunch fare, served between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • $15 for $30 worth of Ethiopian dinner fare

The menu ranges from vegetarian dishes including alicha wot––yellow split peas in turmeric sauce ($7.95)––to the specialty zil zil tibs, charcoal-broiled strips of beef with garlic and rosemary ($14.95). The lunch menu features the same dishes as the dinner menu, but portions are smaller and items are half price.

Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

Paintings by a local Ethiopian artist, servers clad in traditional Ethiopian dresses, and the signature spice blends of turmeric, fennel, and cardamom help patrons to immerse themselves in a traditional Ethiopian dining experience. Instead of silverware, diners use disks of injera, a spongy flatbread, to scoop up mouthfuls of the flavorful lamb, lentil, and fish dishes that emerge from the kitchen. Although the chefs keep their flavors close to home by making cottage cheese in-house and evaporating seawater in the ovens to make salt, they also seek out Ethiopian beers and wines for even more authentic flavors from the Horn of Africa.

Customer Reviews

Great experience!
E S. · September 22, 2013
Great resturant. Will return.
LaMarco C. · June 12, 2013
You guys should think about doing the fish in pieces minus the bones. I had this in an Ethiopian restaurant in Atlanta and I enjoyed it better that way.
Esther P. · December 27, 2012
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    North Gate,Northwest Washington

    7815 Georgia Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20012


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