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Awash - Downtown

338 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8736
+1 212-982-9589
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“meat combo” (3 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
338 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8736
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Washington DC was always in my mind THE place to go for Ethiopian food, thanks to large and vibrant community, hence the discovery of much closely located Awash was a pleasant surprise. Typical Ethiopian food, with big sharing plates with quite large selection of various...More

Thank Scipion-Paris
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I had never tried Ethiopian food before. This was an absolute treat. The service was amazing and the food oh sooo good.

Thank Vanda B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Visiting NYC and This was really a great treat, and I will be going to an Ethiopian restaurant in my area. WE opted for the Veggie Combo and we had a choice of five different veggie treats. They were all great, but really loved the...More

Thank diningdiva66
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Really great food. My wife and I shared the Meat Combo for two which come with 4 meat items and 3 vegetable items, everything was great.

Thank silentdenny
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Comfortable, warm oasis for excellent Ethiopian food nestled in the center of East Village's string of Indian restaurants.

Thank erikorion
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Combo for 2 was the perfect amount of tasty food. Some of the dishes were mild while others were deliciously spicy.

Thank Darlene M
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Was looking to try an Ethiopian restaurant and other reviews of Awash on E. 6th seemed quite positive. I had lunch here was really happy with my experience. The service was great and the food was delicious, can't really ask for more. The ambience was...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We did the create your own combo for three when we went. It's like family style dining where everyone shares. The food was delicious! The portions were perfect and it was a reasonable price too.

Thank Crisi C
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Good food Good ambience Nice wait staff Can accommodate a party OK. DC is the go to spot for Ethiopian cuisine on the east coast but this is really good and I want some right now. .....with a botTale of tej

Thank eyecsay
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Food is delicious, price is reasonable and service is good too. If you order the combo, you can try out many items in the menu. Several vegetarian options are also available. Would definitely recommend to visit this restaurant.

Thank SeemiPal
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catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8736
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-982-9589
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