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Blue Nile

545 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220-1798
+1 248-547-6699
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
545 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220-1798
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

First time to try Ethiopian food. Went with friends and found the ambiance warm, the service good, and a fun experience. We liked the variety of veggie dishes and ordered one of each meat offered on the menu. Surprisingly light even though I had 3...More

Thank YumGuru
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It had been about 12 yrs since I've been to this restaurant and I must say that I was quite pleased. They have traditional seating and regular booths. We sat at a regular booth since my husband's back was hurting, which I didn't mind. The...More

Thank Filipina1981
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This feels like an authentic Ethopian restaurant based on experience that I don't have. I've never been to Ethiopia. It is a very limited menu. The chicken was really good, but the veggie stuff that we were served wasn't all that tasty. There were only...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been to at least 50 ethiopian restaurants world-wide and have eaten Ethiopian meals for over 30 years. We decided to dine at the Blue Nile Ethiopian Restaurant in Ferndale while visiting Southfield Michigan. I often enjoy using ethiopian ingredients/spices in...More

1  Thank ivy50
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent vgetarian options. Slow cooked, comfort food with large portion sizes. Friendly and helpful staff. Crowded on weekend evenings. Excellent Ethiopian tea and honey wine!

2  Thank francis b
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Authentic, flavorful, full portions, and lots of selections. My friends and I split the vegetarian platter and all enjoyed spiked Ethiopian coffees post-dinner. Love. This. Place.

2  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We celebrated a birthday at the Blue Nile last night and the food was wonderful, as always. The Vegetarian Feast is definitely the way to go. The items on it are unlike anything you'd get at any other type of restaurant. Nicely spiced, and perfectly...More

2  Thank GSriderMichigan
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided to stop here and finally try Ethiopian food. Ezana was our waiter for the evening and he was amazing. There are only two dinner options here which made it easy to order( the vegetarian feast and the meat option feast)....More

2  Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Wonderful food and great service. Very intimate. Great for established couples and close friends. I go as often as I can

2  Thank Justin V
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Love the ambiance of the Blue Nile; dark wood, low tables and chairs or booths, very colorful decor covering the ceiling and walls. The menu only shows prices for the vegetarian feast and the Egyptian feast (which requires additional prices to add meat to that...More

Thank Beth Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220-1798
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ferndale
  • Phone Number: +1 248-547-6699
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