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109 S 4th St, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2901
10:30 - 02:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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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 

Thank Aleeta P
Louisville, Kentucky
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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.

Thank ta563
Toronto, Canada
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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 

Thank OKule
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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 

Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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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.

Thank MACHERI0611
Kansas City, MO
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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 

Thank KaneoheBoy
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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.

Thank Miyelani
Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States
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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 

Thank Michael E
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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.

Thank Swaraj M
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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 

Thank Helen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
African, Mediterranean, Ethiopian, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?