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Blue Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

9400 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77063-3930
+1 713-782-6882
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“injera bread” (6 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9400 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77063-3930
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four out of five of our family group were new to Ethiopian food at this visit. It was spicy and hot. We ordered the combination platter and one extra dish because the menu said the combination platter would feed two-three people. We had a container...More

Thank LeotaS
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great food, first time trying Ethiopian food which was interesting. Food can be spicy and a bit intimidating for new comers. Big resto with lots of seats and was empty during lunch. Ask for lunch special. Music was a bit too loud and we had...More

Thank krisp38
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Went with 4 couples and some were wary but afterward everyone was impressed by the variety of flavors. The experience is best when you order the sampler and eat family style. With eight we ordered two and though we are a lot we could not...More

Thank Tlcwacjac
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Injera is an Ethiopian type of bread, much like a pancake but with much less gluten, and is used to scoop up all sorts of delicious food. Try Blue Nile's vegetarian plate and share it with a friend. It is different from the usual fare,...More

1  Thank lorrieb543
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Ethiopian food is very filling and spicy. The meal revolves injera bread made from teff. Teff is a tiny grain grown in Ethiopia that is very nutritious. The first picture is the vegetarian combination platter. The platter contains a spicy wilted salad, cabbage mixed with...More

Thank DrBenStafford
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I absolutely love Ethiopian food and this place served some great authentic Ethiopian classics like Kifto which is ground beef with Spices and buttery sauce. Delicious. Also do a great honey based wine.

Thank Timadams84
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A cool place for lunch, and very different from other places. Good food and good service. Their coffe was great with fresh burned coffee beans.

Thank Kristian M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Just like I'm used to back home - which is Melbourne Australia!! But seriously this is a fair dinkum traditional Ethiopian restaurant with Ethiopian beer to boot!

Thank grugoir
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful deck and music... You can smell the authentic spices as soon as you walk in. By far the best Ethiopian restaurant in Houston!

Thank KayMarie3918
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had dinner in Blue Nile restaurant on Oct 29 2016 , and thoroughly enjoyed the Ethiopian Cuisine . To start with , the style of eating is ' with fingers' which is very natural style for us . We were served in a big...More

Thank Mussooriewala
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Average prices
USD 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9400 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77063-3930
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-782-6882
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