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Cafe Aurora

) #267 of 599 Restaurants in Alexandria African, Ethiopian
50 S Pickett St Ste 24, Alexandria, VA 22304-7206
7035674050
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
4 weeks ago
“Good food and great service”
7 Sep 2015
“Unique take on Breakfast”
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African, Ethiopian
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50 S Pickett St Ste 24, Alexandria, VA 22304-7206
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Are you tired of McDonalds, Pizza, and other fatty fast food? I'll recomend breakfast or lunch at Aurora Cafe. They had greit food, and the costumer service was excellent. They have a lot of vegetarian opitions, which I have had problems finding in USA, but...More

Thank Runa Å
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

The Washington Post listed this cafe as a good breakfast place whether you chose Eritrean or American food. We wanted to try Eritrean. The waitress was helpful in explaining the dishes. I had what I considered a version of French toast and my friend had...More

Thank havaneseangel
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

We came for breakfast and after looking at the menu, asked the owner for suggestions. She chose two dishes that were delicious - one had fava beans. She was very helpful and the food was great!

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Non-pretentious Ethiopian Restaurant in a small outdoor mall that is easily missed. The owner seems amazed that some Americans love Ethiopian food and is willing to make sure you enjoy the experience.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

Hole in the wall. Food was really delicious. My husband got a Panino ( tomato, cheese, onion, egg, on a focaccia). I got the omelet. No outdoor seating. In a little shopping center. Has maybe 10 small tables inside. Service was great!

Thank Crystal4321
Reviewed 29 May 2013 via mobile

The food is finger licking good. The chicken with spinach, the Shiro and the fava bean appetizer are great. The tea is also very good. It is just a pity that the flavorful food is ruined by the slowness in service. They need to do...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 5 March 2013

I ate here with visiting family and loved it! Friendly staff, the atmosphere makes you feel like you're visiting a close friend's home. The food was cooked perfectly and was very filling. A quaint little hole in the wall cafe, definitely a new favorite!

Thank ncarper
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Wife and I saw this restaurant recommended on TV show and checked it out on yelp and it had great reviews so we said we should try it. The place is small but looks very nice on the inside and the waitress was very nice...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Not sure if it's Ethiopian or Eritrean, but the food is the best of that type I've had in Alexandria. There are entrees for vegetarians and carnivores made with the special butter they have in the horn of Africa; ingratiating service; and superb injera( subtly...More

Thank lexow g
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Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S Pickett St Ste 24, Alexandria, VA 22304-7206
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 7035674050