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913 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4506
+1 707-568-6455
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  • Very good25%
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  • Poor5%
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“injera bread” (3 reviews)
“flatbread” (2 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
913 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4506
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Four of us went for lunch, so we got a vegetable combo and a meat combo. Plenty enough for the group...and delicious. If you've never had Ethiopian food, it is very flavorful and not particularly spicy hot. You eat by grabbing the food with swatches...More

Thank CaliforniaFellow
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This is beyond great Ethiopian, it's some of the best food in the North Bay! If you're familiar with Ethiopian food already, you'll love it. The service is wonderful and atmosphere is very casual, but still feels special and cozy. And, the food is great!...More

Thank GneissDay
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The food and service were great each time we visited. The vegetarian combination plate is everything you'd want it to be (and I hear that the meat dishes are equally pleasing). Every appetizer we ordered was flavorful. Not spicy but they will adjust as needed.

Thank Swanji
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This family-owned gem boasts wonderful East African flavors that will leave you in absolute bliss. Its charming atmosphere, wonderfully attentive service, and absolutely stunning plating leaves one with the quiet solace of having experienced an authentic Ethiopian supper - or lunch, for that matter! It...More

Thank Zane W
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I had never had Ethiopian until I tried this place and now I am hooked. I love the vegetarian sampler. I don't do spicy AT ALL and they will substitute more of the non-spicy dishes for the ones I can't eat. They can accommodate gluten...More

Thank Sandie W
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We were in Ethiopia many years ago and had "The National Dish" at many different restaurants there--injera and wot (spongy sourdough flatbread topped with a savory stew). Abyssinia faithfully recreates that wonderful cuisine, but tones down the spice for the American palate, and adds wonderful...More

Thank GoLongNow
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

A friend familiar with this cuisine invited me out to lunch. This whole experience was amazing. First the owner/chef greeted us and we were seated. She had menu suggestions and my friend conferred with her on dishes he is familiar with from experience. We started...More

Thank Morcella
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

I was in the US visiting friends that we'd made while working in Uganda. We had a lovely Ethiopian restaurant that we used to visit regularly. We wanted to rekindle some of our Ugandan memories so sort out this restaurant & it was completely worth...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 19 May 2015

First, I love Ethiopian food. It's not common, so when I have the chance to have some, I jump at the chance. With so many great reviews, I hoped we were in for a good meal. And, we were so happy. Food was excellent -...More

1  Thank YR-LGB
Reviewed 27 April 2015

I love eating here. The food is homey and comforting. The veggie combo and Abyssinia combo are both delicious and offer a wide variety of dishes to try. The injera is really a treat as are the greens. The seasonings are unique. Very kind people...More

Thank MissingKailua88
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 913 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-568-6455
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