We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
109 S 4th St, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2901
Website
Today
10:30 - 02:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 - 02:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 29: English reviews
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant! They offer both Ethiopian and some Mediterranean dishes for highly reasonable prices. In the past year or so, the restaurant has doubled in size due to a renovation expansion. The owner and his wife mostly run the restaurant with hardly any other help. So, sometimes the service might be a little slow, but OMG the food... More 

Helpful?
Thank Aleeta P
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit a couple of times per month during lunch. Always get the chicken curry. Comes with a small salad, white rice and hummus. The hummus is the best I've had. Curry is a brown curry versus orange. Spiced just right. Comes with 3 to 4 big chunks of tender chicken breast.

Helpful?
Thank ta563
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Went on recommendation from TA and really enjoyed my lunch. The food came out promptly and was a very generous portion. This was my first experience eating Ethiopian food so I ordered the sampler platter to get a taste of many things. The only reason I don't give this 5/5 is that some of the items on the platter were... More 

Helpful?
Thank OKule
Level Contributor
157 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Don't let the "lunch" atmosphere deter you. The owner / chef has created an amazing menu of vegan and meat Ethiopian and Mediterranean cuisine. The very complete bar is attached but tonight it was just a fabulous meal with our family in downtown Louisville. The chef said her Chana masala was the best and she was right. Take a chance... More 

Helpful?
Thank PHKOD
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great Mediterranean and Ethiopian restaurant. I had the chicken kabob which came with hummus and a salad. Delicious! The place is a local dive but served great food. You place your order at the counter, pay, find a table. The food was delivered to our table. Healthy fast food.

Helpful?
Thank MACHERI0611
Kansas City, MO
Level Contributor
645 reviews
510 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Found this place near my hotel and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. It's not a fancy place, and many people come here for take out, but you can eat in and there are tables. They have Mediterranean and Ethiopian food and a nice selection of vegetarian options, which I had. I had a plate that included... More 

Helpful?
Thank KaneoheBoy
Hampstead
Level Contributor
237 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Very basic Ethiopian restaurant that also has some Mediterranean fare. The food was good, but there weren't as many choices as a full Ethiopian restaurant.

Helpful?
Thank Miyelani
Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I walked past this place last night, but it caught my attention - an Ethiopian restaurant in Louisville. So, I decided to try it tonight. Bare bones decor is an understatement. This place is lime something Third World. BUT, the food.....fresh, flavorful & fantastic! If your are in downtown & looking for food over ambiance this is your place. I... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michael E
Level Contributor
13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

The Chana Masala at Addis is deliciously spicy. The combo of rice, hummus, and Chana Masala goes awesome together.

Helpful?
Thank Swaraj M
Level Contributor
103 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

A group of coworkers and I decided to try this place out one day and while I am glad we did since I love trying new places, I wouldn't go out of my way to come back. The pita they served wasn't even fresh, it was store bought along with the majority of the side dishes. I wish they would... More 

Helpful?
Thank Helen W

Travellers who viewed Addis Bar & Grill also viewed

Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
 

Been to Addis Bar & Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Mediterranean, Ethiopian, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
10:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 02:00
Thursday
10:30 - 02:00
Friday
10:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 S 4th St, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Addis Bar & Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?