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5071 Nicholson Ln, Rockville, MD 20852-3101
+1 301-881-8882
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera” (12 reviews)
“beef chicken” (4 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5071 Nicholson Ln, Rockville, MD 20852-3101
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

If you enjoy Ethiopian cuisine living in the DC-area makes it so easy to get what you need. So many wonderful locations to sample and Sheba is an excellent, if not overlooked, example of Ethiopian food. My fiance and I, along with our friends, have...More

Thank OrdinaryMagicMan
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Good variety of foods and clean environment The food was delicious. We ordered a second helping! Ample variety of drinks Service was faster than I expected. Very courteous hostess.

Thank Kiggs
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Solid Ethiopian food, nothing special here. But the service is special. Most Ethiopian restaurants are painfully slow and service not particularly responsive; dinner as a very leisurely affair may perhaps be a cultural tradition for them, but not good for American clientele. This one is...More

Thank chazzq
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This is my 1st time trying Ethiopian Cuisine. I Googled Ethiopian Restaurant near me & this one popped up. I called them & asked if they delivered & the man said I would have to go thru "Bite Squad" (Food Delivery App). I Googled it...More

Thank rcbjr
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Sheba, and first time trying Ethiopian cuisine. The service was great. She made recommendations from the menu. I would recommend the vegan sampler. I substituted the eggplant for one of the other lentil dishes. The food was very fast...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The menu has a complete line up of Ethiopian dishes. But go for the sampler, either one of the non or vegetarian one. While at it include the variously spiced Dirkosh with dip. The service is excellent because it is a family that runs it...More

Thank josephBirru
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The wait staff is very friendly, patient, and accommodating. I brought my family of 15 adults and children, all of us were seated comfortably in one area, and we just felt loved by our server! Definitely will be coming back regularly!

Thank Beruk M
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I ate at Sheba maybe 4 or 5 years ago and this trip was just as good. I recommend the chicken & beef sampler and beef sambusa. The lentils were great and the Injera fresh. The service was great and a good crowd for a...More

Thank darbyvan
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Continuing in the quest for ethnic cuisine, we took our guests to an Ethiopian restaurant the following evening. The Sheba is a delightful restaurant, clean and tastily decorated, and the waiter and owners were very friendly, courteous and helpful. Since we were not familiar with...More

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I love Ethiopian food and Sheba did not disappoint. The vegetarian and vegan platters are both excellent. The food is spicy but not too spicy and the wait staff is friendly and accommodating. The prices are excellent too. Very affordable! I have eaten there twice...More

Thank rachel b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5071 Nicholson Ln, Rockville, MD 20852-3101
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-881-8882
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