We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

DAS Ethiopian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1201 28th St NW, Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-3361 (Formerly Zed's Ethiopian Restaurant)
+1 202-333-4710
Website
Today
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

290 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 263: English reviews
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really unusual and excellent food and very friendly staff but there is no bigger thud at the end of dinner than being handed the check too early.

Helpful?
Thank LD501
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
312 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Manager Sileshi was extremely helpful in helping me organize a dinner for a group of people and they were very flexible when the group turned out to be a little smaller than I had anticipated. Food was excellent and vegetarians were easily accommodated.

Helpful?
Thank neur14
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
105 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined at DAS Ethiopian for lunch this Sunday, and the service was good and fast. I tried the chicken and beef sampler with a side of red lentils. As a whole, the meal was very good with the right amount of spice from dish to the dish. I really enjoyed the red lentils.

Helpful?
Thank KMC292015
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was there on a Sunday evening with 2 other people who were new to Ethiopian food. The atmosphere was cozy and pleasant. The staff was warm and friendly , very helpful when we were deciding on selections . The vegetarian sampler was delicious! Great place. Will definitively return

Helpful?
Thank Li L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellente service. The interior was refined and polished, I loved the chandeliers and how the curtains had been arranged. Overall, the attention to details was remarkable. The portions were generous, although the food was not one of the best Ethiopian one that I have ever had.

Helpful?
Thank Dario2788
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Ethiopian food. Das has excellent service and nice ambience. The food was OK but lacking in spice. They just need to spice up the food. Couldn't taste any berbere in most of the dishes. I had the vegetarian sampler and the sambusas. It's strange that I can get better Ethiopian food in Honolulu. Who would've thought?

Helpful?
Thank Lynette L
Level Contributor
156 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being Mexican I truly enjoyed the restaurant, a lot of similarities with our food, you are served on a flat thin bread very much like a wheat flour tortilla, like an unwrapped burrito and eat outwards through the center; the food is spicy enough although not hot and a lot of variety on protein and grains They serve some fine... More 

Helpful?
Thank R B C
Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large group, asked them to give us platters of the most popular assortments and it was wonderful. They placed several communal plates with ample naan bread and everyone had something they enjoyed, including vegetarians. We finished a few bottles of wine and the per person price was quite reasonable.

Helpful?
Thank drfiler
Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in for a weekend lunch. The place was pretty empty, though a couple of tables did fill up after 1pm. The lone server/manager - she was the only person we saw - was welcoming, efficient and prompt. The recommended option here is to go for the platters. I tried a chicken door wat which was nicely flavored with... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rhyncus
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
191 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My friends and I (some of whom had never had Ethiopian) made reservations for dinner here and what an experience! The space is very impressive and clean. The staff spent time chatting and explaining the dishes. And let me say they were so flavorful! Good drink menu and def try some of their coffee and deserts. I would love to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nathan A

Travellers who viewed DAS Ethiopian Restaurant also viewed

 
Washington DC, DC
 

Been to DAS Ethiopian Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 28th St NW, Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-3361 (Formerly Zed's Ethiopian Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-4710

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of DAS Ethiopian Restaurant and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
7 months ago
2 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from DAS Ethiopian Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?