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947 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10025-8359
+1 212-961-1416
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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African, Ethiopian
$$ - $$$
947 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10025-8359
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

The food here is quite tasty! I'd recommend coming up to the UWS for this restaurant. There are plenty of both meat and vegetarian options, and you can order a plate to share. There are interesting photographs on the walls. The service is a bit...More

Thank dustythoughts
Reviewed 22 August 2014

There is just something about Ethiopian food that is utterly in the "comfort food" realm for me. So, I guess I'm biased in that way. I have not had the experience of comparing ten different Ethiopian restaurants, but I've been to a half-dozen or so...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Nothing outstanding but satisfying enough if you're already in the neighborhood. The decor is nice on the walls but the furniture is sterile.

Thank 3000calories
Reviewed 1 June 2014

The last time I had Ethiopian food was in Adams Morgan area, District of Columbia, maybe 30 years ago. Can't say I enjoyed that experience. This place was very good. Don't sit at a table on the floor cross legged but instead sit on the...More

Thank walter f
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Very flavorful food with large options for vegetable and meat lovers alike. Various combo plates and options to share. I had the vegetable combo and with that could pick 5 vegetables to try. There were 5 of us for dinner. Some love spicy and other's...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Tasty food and reasonable prices = great value. Good beer selection, too. This place stood out during a week in the Lower East Side in which we went to several more expensive restaurants with great sevice and excellent presentation but with food that for the...More

Thank JOgden11
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I have been eating at Awash for more than ten years. I am a vegan, and their combination vegetable platter never fails to sastify me. I t is always flavorful, and it is always enough.

Thank AuburnsKai
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We got a table after a short wait .. that was a real positive on a Friday night with no reservations. The food was standard Ethiopian fare, pretty well-made. Good choice of beers. The portions were not enough for feeding hungry college kids.

Thank rh24
Reviewed 5 October 2013

I always wanted to know what Ethiopian food was like but for some reason, I never managed until now. I really did not know what expect, as I have not eaten this type of food before. The decoration is simple, the food was nice (not...More

Thank rbravo
Reviewed 26 July 2013

I eat here every couple of months. It's almost always very good although once in awhile it's only okay. Very good food. Very inexpensive and VERY filling!

Thank SoxFanInNYC
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Average prices
USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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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