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Assimba Ethiopian Cuisine

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2722 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122-4936
+1 206-322-1019
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I love the family who runs this place. Incredibly kind. The food is very tasty and fast. Good prices. A gem.

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Seattle, Washington
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6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

I've been a customer at Assimba for probably 20 years. The owners are genuine people who love good food and pride themselves on excellent service. Try the Minchet Abish, which is spicy ground lamb. Excellent flavor and absolutely delicious and full of flavor. Nice when ordered with the veggie platter. Enough food for three big eaters or four small ones.

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Thank Gail W
Seattle
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

In a neighborhood of Ethiopian restaurants, Assimba stands out. Owner & staff are very friendly and did everything they could to make sure our meal and service were top notch. Four of us were there for dinner for the first time. We ordered four menu items, all of which came together on one huge platter with Ethiopian flatbread underneath. With... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Great food - I love the spicy chicken tibs. The owners are two of the most wonderful people you will ever meet.

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New York City, New York
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2013

My partner and I popped in for a last minute weekend night date. Beyond casual, in the best possible ways. I ate the veggie platter and chicken well past when common sense should have made me stop. Good honey wine. Generous, thoughtful waitstaff.

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Thank 012345km
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2011

This is not a fancy place, but has great Ethiopian food for a very reasonable price. If you have never had Ethiopian, try one of the combo plates--about $13--and usually enough to feed two with leftovers. the food is not as spicy as you would get in Ethiopia, but the flavors are all there and the injera is authentically made... More 

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Reviewed 26 November 2007

This was my first time having Ethiopian food, and it was above my expectation in all aspects.

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Reviewed 17 November 2007

this has been one of my favorites for years. cheap and good.

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Reviewed 13 July 2006

We decided to try a new cuisine that we haven't tried before and we are sure glad we did. The restaurant doesnt have a lot of curb appeal but that was part of the adventure. We had an Ethiopian beer which was tasty and went well with the food. We ordered the assimba combo that had several tasty meats and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16
Cuisine
American, African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2722 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122-4936
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-322-1019

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