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468 W 47th St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10036-2375
+1 212-664-0520
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injera” (16 reviews)
“tibs” (7 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
468 W 47th St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10036-2375
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I been there several times and the food it’s been always great, the portion and good and you can always ask for milder preparation (normally it’s hot) close to port authority so it’s an easy and affordable option

Thank avatar27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an early dinner reservation for six on a Thursday. The restaurant is small but could easily seat the six of us. We ordered the Meskarum combo, the Vegetarian combo, the Meskarum tibs and the Special tibs. Getting our dinner took a bit of...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We have not had Ethiopian food for a while so we decided to try this restaurant as a pre-theater dinner. We arrived at 6 PM and were the first people to be seated. Tried an Ethiopian beer, Pas Walia, a pale lager that was tasty....More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We had not had good Ethiopian in several years and missed it badly. A friend told us about Meske and we tried it for dinner last night. We were VERY disappointed in the portion size versus the prices. We even sent back two mamosas that...More

Thank FrankCGlazer
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We took my 13-yr old niece on a trip to NYC and our mission was to let her try as many different cuisines as possible. My husband and I had eaten Ethiopian food only once before and loved it, so we were keen to try...More

Thank Chiara G
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

One if the best around from the injera bread to the savory. Dishes served. Some is the spices are quite potent so beware what you order. Prices are good and service is fine. Pretty authentic and conveniently love cared in a small space

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I usually order the same thing whenever I visit an Ethiopian restaurant. The vegetarian platter which basically encompasses a sampling of all the veggie dishes. An extra injera bread accompanied the platter. The platter was very good - not the best I've had; but still...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Terrible place. Have been eating Ethiopian food my whole life and this is one of the worst experience I ever had. Terrible service and the food came in small portions and didn't taste anything. Would definitely not recommend this to anyone seeking an Ethiopian food...More

Thank Dawit S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Best Ethiopian in NYC, hands down! I wish they delivered to NJ. Would order everyday! We are Ethiopian buffs and we are so happy to have found this place. Sometimes the food can be not-as-awesome as it could be, as if they reheated the dish...More

Thank DarnGoodPatron
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A small long lobby that seems to be set in the 70's, the entrance at one end and the wash basin at the other, fronting the restroom. This is what you see when you locate this restaurant under an equally insignificant board. We had gone...More

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6 June 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 W 47th St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10036-2375
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-664-0520
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