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Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

7815 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20012-1304
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
7815 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20012-1304
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Nile Ethiopian can get more authentic as an Ethiopian restaurant. All the customers were Ethiopian and classical Ethiopian music came from overhead speakers. There is clearly a family atmosphere. And the food! There is a spicy lamb kale dish that is simply divine. A spicy...More

Thank Raymon N
Reviewed 31 October 2017

When in DC, I stop in for take out. I enjoy the food and they dont take FOREVER to prepare as other Ethiopian Resturants in my city (Phila). Better like spicy food..and they have a solid vegetarian offering. I do stop in every time I...More

Thank Layla117
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This used to be my favorite Ethiopian Restaurant. I have written a review before. The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 stars BEFORE is because the service has always been bad. But this time, I had not been there for a...More

Thank altr2004
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Having said “not the best,” we are not sure, having patronized Ethiopian restaurants since they were first introduced in DC (Red Sea in Adams Morgan, we think) what or where the best currently is in the DC area. The lamb and beef specialties were OK,...More

Thank carpathianarts
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I never had Ethiopian before my experience here, and I'm so glad Nile was my first. The staff were SO nice and helpful! I got one of the meat sampler platters (I think it had one vegetable), and the spicy beef was definitely my favorite....More

2  Thank MelHes
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

ME AND MY family stopped by chance at this RESTAURANT WHAT we find was excellent food, made fresh! All the dishes are very good !! THE vegetable dishes where excellent! ! Well seasons! All MOST done TO perfection! A Curtis service, a gentleman HARD working...More

1  Thank Bruck H
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Visiting DC from Australia, we walked along Georgia Ave and discovered this restaurant by accident. Without a doubt the best meal we've had in USA since our arrival 3 weeks ago. Staff were friendly, owner/manager made the time to come and ensure we were enjoying...More

1  Thank aaaawaaan
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

I just landed in DC and came across this great place in silver spring. Food is great and hospitality is even greater. The Ethiopian honey wine is very recommended!

1  Thank Aviv D
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I've been eating Ethiopian Food since the 1980's. I loved Red Sea, down in Adams Morgan, which closed about 10 years ago. I have found the dish which I loved at the Red Sea and which I found no where else - except during lent....More

1  Thank altr2004
Reviewed 7 June 2014

When we first moved to DC all of the Ethiopian places were in Adams Morgan. Then they moved to U and now SS is the place in general. Nile is the place in specific. The service is great and the food fresh. Just go and...More

Thank innerbum1
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7815 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20012-1304
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
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