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Awash Ethiopian Restaurant

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242 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
+1 718-243-2151
16:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 13:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend ordered the lamb platter I ordered the veggie platter .they were delicious and we had mushroom dish for appetizer .everything was soo good!!

Thank Guzel16
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty Ethiopian food with a friendly staff. We ordered the platter for 5 people with two lamb dishes. My only criticism is that none of us felt they had eaten enough.

Thank Talal J
Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered take out from here with my son. Lentils were delicious and the green beans and beets were fabulous. Didn't love the collards but my son did. Bread was also very good. We split a dinner and it was $20, a deal by New York standards!

Thank Marcia K
Richmond, KY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

If you're from small-town America, like us, chances are you've never sampled Ethiopian food. You've got some catching up to do. We ordered a combination meat-and-vegetables platter for four, and devoured every morsel. Both food and service were outstanding. And we didn't even miss our utensils.

Thank loneoak75
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Being a vegetarian, took their veggie platter which gave a good taster for their bread and various side dishes. Must try, especially if you love sampling other cuisines. Good service as well.

Thank ShekarTalkies
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

My first time eating Ethiopian food. You do use your hands, but they will give you a fork. I had the vegan sampler platter...it was spicy as in flavorful and so yummy. My three friends had meat samplers. ..they all loved their meals. Spicy as in flavorful with some heat. The waiter was super helpful in guiding you if you... More 

Thank actjet2
Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food good and different. Breads excellent. Perfect for after the movie across the street. Service is also accomadable but a bit of a wait for food.

Thank Tweiss
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

My wife loves Ethiopian food so everything we travel (no Ethiopian in Miami) we try to pay a visit to an Ethiopian restaurant. This one didn't dissapoint. It's a small venue in what seemed like a basement but inside we were very pleased with the service and especially with the excellent meal which seemed to be well prepared, wholesome and... More 

2 Thank Orlando I
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

First of all, I wanted my title to be the eye catcher. Now, let me say, the place looks like a rat hole. And the service is slow. But the food is amazing and delicious! No wonder the Italians invaded it! And the price was not bad. When I go to a restaurant I want to leave full. I left... More 

Thank johnnylakis
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

First of all, as the previous reviewer noted, this is an Ethiopian Restaurant, not a French one. There was a French restaurant called Quercy in this same spot that closed about two years ago. Some of the reviews for that establishment appear to be listed here. Ignore them. Next, Ethiopian food is not for everyone. It is spicy and all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6434
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-243-2151

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?