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947 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10025-8359
+1 212-961-1416
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
947 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10025-8359
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with my husband. Very typical Ethiopian place... service is good. Food was great. Price was amazing. Not a great wine selection but that was fine by us. Recommend for a good dinner out

Thank tar419
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I was there for dinner and a waitress came over to take my order. I told the waitress what I want and she said the dish I ordered is spicy. I asked how spicy is the dish? The waitress looked at me and respond "It's...More

1  Thank world_travel0521
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We got to Awash about 6 on a Wednesday and there were tables but it filled up by 7. The vegetarian sampler was great with interesting spices. Limited wine selection but we had a nice Malbec from Argentina.

Thank sealbeachtraveler
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great flavours and well suited to group dining. They have platters for sharing giving you a chance to try lots of different dishes. And you will be eating with your hands, which is half the fun.

Thank boltuprightCanada
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This Ethiopian restaurant is very friendly and the menu explains what you're getting very well. We went with the recommendations of the waitress who is also helpful. There was plenty of open tables with a bar. If you like to try different things and different...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We wanted to try something different, so we ventured out for some Ethiopian food. The place was quiet, I guess given it was a weekday. The service was quick given we were the only ones eating at that particular time. The menu is quite elaborate...More

Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I had the vegetarian combo lunch. This consisted of choice of four cooked vegetable dishes, plus salad, all served on a plate-size thin spongy bread that soaks up the delicious sauces. I had red lentils with spicy/medium-hot sauce; cabbage with carrots; collard greens; and a...More

Thank Lauren620
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The American restaurant that I wanted to go to was closed when I got there, so I decided to try this restaurant in the same neighborhood. Looking at the menu's low prices, I thought that I should not expect too much. I was right, the...More

Thank Harvey M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We've been coming to Awash for a dozen years, so we're sold. Friendly, affordable, nice relaxing ambience. I love the veggie/beet dish, and everyone else enjoys whatever they get. Good beer as well. Always a crowd here for Friday or Saturday eve dinner, so we...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Went for a quick dinner on a Thursday night. Humble but well tended and calm ambiance, nice service and friendly staff. We ordered a platter for 2, with lots of veggies (beets, collard greens, split peas), and the chicken and lamb. And a couple of...More

Thank bobmatnyc
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Average prices
USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 947 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10025-8359
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-961-1416
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