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Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

7815 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20012-1304
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
10 Jul 2017
“Very good but not the best”
27 Jul 2017
“Under New Management - and That Is NOT a Good Thing”
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
7815 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20012-1304
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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
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Like the other Reviewer, we had enjoyed a number of Ethiopian restaurants in the area (i.e., when visiting the DC from Hawaii where, sadly, there is none), and "The Nile" has become our all time favorite. It is small & quaint, with the warm of...More

Thank Ewa Malia A
Reviewed 15 November 2012

I was here recently on a livingsocial deal- I had never heard of this place but I enjoy Ethiopian food. I brought my friend who had never tried this type of food. The place is quaint and the parking is good for DC. (they have...More

2  Thank MrPeteVirginiaBeach
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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
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  • Address: 7815 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20012-1304
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
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