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Ethiopian Cottage Restaurant

1824 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1708
+1 414-224-5226
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“injera bread” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1824 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1708
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious vegetarian "beyaynetu" (combo platter). Awesome seasonings and portions were great for the sharing size. Atmosphere is really relaxing and the server was very friendly. Definitely check it out!

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We have been to this restaurant a couple of times - and have always enjoyed ourselves. The hosts are very welcoming and make sure that you thoroughly enjoy your Ethiopian dining experience. We sat at traditional Ethiopian table settings but standard seating is also available....More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Out for Birthday celebration with brother and girlfriend and Mom to celebrate her 96th Birthday. Mom enjoyed the food but we needed to ask for a fork because this food is eaten using injera bread for the eating utensil. When going to this restaurant it...More

Thank Patty M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We visited with a Groupon and enjoyed a delicious vegetarian platter for two featuring homemade injera---a light spongy bread for dipping and eating the veggies with your hands. There was enough on our platter to feed 4. We also enjoyed two of the appetizers: a...More

1  Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The atmosphere was very nice. More traditional seating and seating with table and chairs. Menu featured larger 2-4 person options as well as individual orders. Location is good with good parking.

Thank 150NightsPerYear
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I didn't know what to expect, so I entered with an open mind. My friend and I didn't really bother reading the menu, so we asked the waiter what he would suggest. He picked the most expensive combination dinner for 2. We went with that,...More

Thank girlonline64
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Everything went smoothly for out first experience with Ethiopian cuisine. The restaurant was busy and all were enjoying the relaxed atmosphere. The food was excellent and delicious. We all enjoyed the honey wine--sweet and refreshing--along with vegetarian and meat selections.

Thank Craftylady23
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We used a Groupon for a chicken and beef platter for two. The food came quickly, and the servers were quite welcoming. As seems to be traditional with Ethiopian food, it comes on a large, communal platter, with rolls of thin bread to pick up...More

Thank CityHiker73
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I would say our meal was very average. I agree with some other reviews on the dinner for two combo, just nothing that wowed me. A little explanation of what was what on the round platter would have been helpful. Waitress didn't seem to be...More

Thank MurWI
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

First, we are not ethiopian food "experts." We have eaten ethiopian food a number of times, but I make no claim to the authenticity of the food, just how it tasted. And it tasted good! We enjoyed the appetizers, especially the lentil sambusa, although the...More

1  Thank Stephen U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1824 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1708
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-224-5226
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