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Dukem Ethopian Restaurant

1100 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201-5510
+1 410-385-0318
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (9 reviews)
“lamb dish” (3 reviews)
“fried fish” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1100 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201-5510
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

This is authentic Ethiopian food. Needless to say, this is not for everyone. If you are adventurous, give it a try!

Thank bonmikulka
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Satisfy your craving for lentils, paprika, and injera bread at this cozy restaurant, conveniently located just minutes from the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. While they have a full menu, the standouts seem to be the vegetarian platters (toward the back of the menu), consisting of colorful...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Foodie daughter recommendation for tasty Ethiopian lunch. She provided proper dining dedicate of eating without utensils. Fried fish was so delicious that we doubled ordered despite the generous portions. Individuals seeking an alternative spice option inexpensively will be pleased. Lacking atmosphere but the food preparation...More

1  Thank SoulSearcher2828
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We love going to the Dukem in Baltimore. I have heard there is one in Washington, but why go there when the best is right here in Baltimore? Their food is authentic and delicious! Give it a try, no utensils required! So much fun.

1  Thank tcorn1
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My family loves Ethiopian food and Dukem consistently delivers. The service is never swift, but it's worth the wait. The servers are not talkative so don't take it personally. You go there to eat great tasting food and don't focus on critiquing anything else. They...More

1  Thank Kala B
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I'm a fan of Ethiopian food and so took the opportunity to use a few down hours on a business trip for a solo lunch visit. Friendly service. The waitress steered me toward the lunch special and made sure it came with exactly what I...More

1  Thank Corinne W
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I came here with a friend. He is black I am white. When we walked in I was excited since there were alot if people inside and all looked Ethiopian. That is a good sign of good ethnic food! However I felt like we got...More

1  Thank paymeami2
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Despite its unassuming exterior, Dukem is a treasure of Ethiopian eats in Baltimore. The downstairs is small, but the upstairs is huge and looks like a different place. We loved the large number of vegan menu options and our server was so helpful. Could eat...More

1  Thank NCRM_75
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is small but the service was good. I ordered a combination plated and lamb. Very good!

1  Thank Hope S
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I moved away from Baltimore about 6 years ago and cannot get Ethiopian food where I live. I used to visit Dukem with some regularity when I lived in Baltimore. I'm here on business and the restaurant was high on my list of spots to...More

1  Thank Liz K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201-5510
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Mount Vernon
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 410-385-0318
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