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Rahel Ethiopian Vegan Cuisine

1047 S Fairfax Ave, Little Ethiopia neighborhood, Los Angeles, CA 90019
+1 323-937-8401
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  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1047 S Fairfax Ave, Little Ethiopia neighborhood, Los Angeles, CA 90019
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting LA, my daughter found this place and we went with her suggestion with some apprehension. It turned out to be an excellent evening with everyone enjoying the Ethiopian vegan cuisine.

Thank Nitin S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I was taken here by a friend who cannot tolerate gluten. It was an hour's drive from our afternoon activities and worth every minute. It is a small place, unusually well decorated compared to most Ethiopian places I have visited in the U.S. We were...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We had the lunch buffet and everything was very tasty. We arrived juts after it opened so everything was fresh but by the time we were leaving stews were getting mushy, so do come early or at weekends when the buffet food has higher turnover....More

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch as Ethiopian food is a favorite in our family. It was delicious, thebuffet is plentiful had all my favorites! The staff here are exceptionally pleasant and it is spotlessly clean

Thank dgflys
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was my second trip to Little Ethiopia to try out the food. This time, I decided to try the Vegan lunch buffet (all you can eat, from 11am - 3pm). I've got to say, that I was disappointed. I tried a little of each...More

Thank Ambersea
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

An Ethiopian buffet?? Yes. That's it. And all vegan - no meat. The flavors are decent, some of the items are oily but expected. Nice staff. The spicy lentil stew had more cardamom than my taste. The collard green was replaced by kale but I...More

1  Thank KomalShahKapoor
Reviewed 7 April 2016

There are many restaurants to choose from in Little Ethiopia, Los Angeles, but Rahel remains my favorite. The fact that it is vegan is amazing considering the richness of the flavors.

Thank astroholbrook
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is probably the tastiest food I've ever had. I used to live close enough to treat myself anytime I wanted. Since moving away, it's been a nightmare to try to find excellent Ethiopian food. I appreciate Rahel's so much more now. I'll probably be...More

1  Thank jillsthename
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Had lunch here today with the wife and in laws. Some of them are vegans and vegetarians. No problems here for them. As a Meat Eater this place works for me too! The flavors are outstanding! The only downside is that the service is on...More

Thank bcreff
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This restaurant is located in the middle of "Little Ethiopia" and was a pleasant surprise. Their lunch buffet is very tasty and doesn't give the impression of mass production. The restaurant is so unique that they even sell t-shirts to promote the cause.

1  Thank Cherence
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1047 S Fairfax Ave, Little Ethiopia neighborhood, Los Angeles, CA 90019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 323-937-8401
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