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Meskerem Ethiopian Restaurant - CLOSED

2434 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2004
+1 202-462-4100
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
22 Apr 2015
“Atmosphere and food authentic”
11 Apr 2015
“Don't go”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
2434 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2004
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2015

Step into the atmosphere of an authentic Ethiopian eatery (western style) served with a flourish by beautiful people from Ethiopia. The portions are ample and the flavors delicious. Alcohol served. A real treat for a reasonable price.

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 11 April 2015

I've never had Ethiopian before but enjoy ethnic floods and spicy foods There were four of us and since it was a newish experience we order the sampler for four people. It was advertised as four meats and several vegetable dishes. We got a large...More

Thank Earl P
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We ate at Meskerem in April 2015, and it was delicious. The restaurant is child-friendly, and sitting upstairs on the round cushions delighted my little nephews. Food is served family style, and is both delicious and abundant. We ordered meat and chicken dishes, but vegetarians...More

Thank ktheidon
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

The restaurant may well be worth a trip fir those who like to experiment and branch out. Nothing is "ordinary" and the flavors are intriguing. The appetizers and honey wine are delightful, but the main meal is the highlight of the trip. An array of...More

Thank MJS2013
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

I really liked this place. The street that it's in has lots of bars and restaurants. The food was really good. The service was fast and polite. They got one or two drink orders wrong. But after we pointed this out they were happy to...More

Thank Rory H
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The food was great, and the service was excellent. I recommend getting some warm tea with your meal, its some of the best Ive ever had. One of the best restaurants in Adams Morgan.

Thank Tonycastillo
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

It was good food but there are better Ethiopian food available. No harm in trying though! Good service and does get crowded at dinner time.

Thank Jillian Jin Lyn H
Reviewed 21 March 2015

It was years since had an Ethiopian meal and Adams Morgan seems the place to do it. The two of us ordered a sampler for one and then an additional two dishes. All the food comes on a puffy bread and there are plates of...More

Thank MikeBirdman
Reviewed 16 March 2015

The second level is more quiet and secluded. Food is very typical Ethiopian cuisine but just an average in flavor.

Thank Google U
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We went as a group of 7 and had a good time at Meskerem. Reasonable (but small) wine list and several Ethiopian beers to choose from. The appetizers were quite good and our waitress was very pleasant. However, the meal was largely average. Flavors were...More

Thank BoCoMoTiger
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 20 - USD 20
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2434 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2004
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Adams Morgan
  • Neighbourhood: Adams Morgan
  • Phone Number: +1 202-462-4100
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