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Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant

2600 Poplar Ave Ste 115, Memphis, TN 38112-3835
+1 901-321-0082
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (6 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
African, Ethiopian
2600 Poplar Ave Ste 115, Memphis, TN 38112-3835
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We arrived late on a Sunday and the buffet was still open: ah, the lentils, ah, the injera, ah, the olive bread! Wonderful vegetarian selection. For desert, delicious lemon bars and brownies. We would have left, but they make traditional coffee a few days a...More

Thank Peaneck
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I was traveling and had been wanting Ethiopian food for several days....finally came across Memphis which had several choices....I chose Abyssinia due to proximity.... What a fantastic choice it was....I walked in and immediately smelled all the spices warm good smells so typical of the...More

Thank roadtramp56
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Ethiopian food quickly moved to the top of my "Most Favorite" list. But, Ethiopian restaurants are either really good or bad, with nothing in the middle. Abyssinia was excellent, with the only problem being too much food. Those seeking vegan options would love the sample...More

Thank Nikki K
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Ive been going here since 2009 and they have recently went under new management. Apparently "new management" doesnt appreciate the great cuisine they once served because now they have made it bland or as i was told "it has to be more american since its...More

Thank misslarece
Reviewed 9 January 2017

O.M.G. my brother took me here for lunch and I was pleasantly surprised. If you're looking for decor, don't, but the food was outstanding! The complimentary hot tea at the end of your meal was awesome! I now have a new lunch spot for my...More

Thank tonibthediva
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Yum. Great, great Ethiopian food. We got goat stew and a vegetarian platter. Each dish was distinct and flavorful. The shared dinner had a combination of crunchy and smooth, sharp and soothing, strong and stronger. I've eaten a fair amount of Ethiopian food on the...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Brought here for lunch by my driver. We met the owner who was very charming and nice. There is a buffet but we ordered off menu from the owner. The kitchen looks like your grandma's and very homey. The food was very good and we...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

So if you like Ethiopian food this is the authentic thing. They usually do not have goat, but lamb, beef and chicken. If you've never tried Ethiopian food this is a good introduction to a new set of flavors and culture. Big servings, angera bread....More

Thank atzi
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great selection of Ethiopian dishes. Served nicely in a quiet atmosphere. Nothing fancy and beverage selections is very basic with sodas and water.

1  Thank mstrydiner
Reviewed 31 December 2015

If you have never had Ethiopian food you are in for a treat. This place is very casual and inexpensive but the food is first class. Savory, fresh, the injera is the best I've eaten anywhere. They get a lot of carry out business so...More

1  Thank J N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Poplar Ave Ste 115, Memphis, TN 38112-3835
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-321-0082
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