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Ethiopian Diamond - Broadway

6120 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60660-2502
+1 773-338-6100
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6120 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60660-2502
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never having been to an Ethiopian restaurant I had no idea what to expect. Our waitress walked us through the different levels of spicy for the many dishes on the menu. We had an outstanding combination of lamb, beef, shrimp and vegetables. It was an...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This was the best experience I have had. The atmosphere, staff and food were excellent. Ordered a vegetarian sampler for 2 added a lamb dish and a chicken dish all served on a big platter for 5 of us to share. Ordered the Honey Wine,...More

Thank Yhernand
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Ethiopean diamond is a great place for a meal in a relaxed environment. The food is different from western food and you have to eat the food with your hands, no forks or knives. The quality of the food is good, lot of fresh ingredients....More

Thank ronbl225
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We went to the Ethiopian Diamond with the vegetarian son of some friends, and understood before we went that the food is different and we're adventurous, so it was fine, but we weren't really impressed. And, we didn't like the 'bread' that is eaten with...More

Thank Seasoned L
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Edgewater has a wide range of international cuisine. Ethiopian Diamond makes you feel like you've just landed in Africa. From the cushy pillows to the coffee served traditionally to the delicious food that can be eaten without utensils, it's a great experience.

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is as much about an experience as it is about the food. You will enter into the Ethiopian culture during your meal. It truly is a lot of fun. In my opinion this is the best Ethiopian restaurant in Chicago. If you have never...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If you haven't tried Ethiopian food yet, you should. It's a very communal experience and is great to do with a group. On this visit, I was with one friend, but have been with larger groups before. The food is served on a large platter...More

Thank Awilda0216
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We actually had this at a catering event elsewhere, but it's worth a review just to say how consistently good this place has been for over a decade. Prices have gone up accordingly, but the food tastes as good as it smells and has really...More

Thank hogiebear33
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I was not all that crazy about the food to begin with. We had a person in our party order who was familiar with the menu and Ethiopian food in general. We had a large party and just wanted sampling. He gave the order and...More

Thank cramer38
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my sister ordered the "traditional taste" menu option. The food was really tasty and filling! We ate half of it and had to take the rest home. Go in August because they're running a special at 20% of food bill for the whole...More

Thank Andrea N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 12 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6120 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60660-2502
  • Public Transportation: We are located 2 blocks away from the Red Line Granville Stop and the Broadway 36 CTA bus stop is directly in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-338-6100
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We specialize in the most authentic traditional Ethiopian cuisine. Chef Almaz grew up in Ethiopia where she learned her talent as an exquisite chef!We are very family friendly and love to service large groups too. We are great at handling special occasions and want you to enjoy your experience.