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Alem Ethiopian Village

307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
+1 414-224-5324
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (12 reviews)
“lamb” (14 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 9 March 2018

I tried the Ethiopian Cottage and loved them so I thought I'd take my friend to Alem since I bought a Groupon. The waitress took the Groupon and asked if we were doing the lunch buffet. We were. We started putting stuff on our plates...More

Thank love4connor
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Arriving nearly an hour before their dinner opening, we spent the time in a nearby coffee shop. It was well worth the wait. It was out first time in an Ethiopian restaurant and found the food to be delightful and the staff anxious to please...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Solid selection of regular Ethiopian food. Injera is well made and the vegetarian red lentils were my favorite. Service is excellent. I will return.

Thank azypather
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I've eaten at a lot of Ethiopian restaurants across the USA, since it is my favorite cuisine. Alem is among my favorites, rivaling those in larger cities such as Washington DC and New York.

Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Whenever we come to Milwaukee, we make time to stop here for a meal, whether it be lunch or dinner. It's definitely not something I can get at home! Injera bread with your choice of an array of special Ethiopian "stews"...all is eaten with your...More

Thank Cello12345
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant was a favorite during recent trip to Milwaukee. My husband is an omnivore with a particular fondness for succulent lamb dishes, and I am plant-based, so this was a perfect fit for us. We both greatly enjoyed the spicy lentils, and they served...More

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This place was right around the corner from our hotel. Being vegan, and having enjoyed Ethiopian food previously, it seemed like a good spot for dinner. And it was! Very good food, and nice, quick service. I recommend it.

Thank LLRose
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My husband and I often look for Ethiopian restaurants when traveling and this one was one of the best we have tried. We had the lamb and chicken combination with lentils and greens. There was more than enough food for the two of us and...More

Thank tanda367
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in between lunch and dinner, and, having kids with us, asked if they had any recommendations. The waitress asked spice levels, etc. (Our kids like spice) Everything was wonderful! We will go back when we're in Milwaukee!

Thank Tammy T
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We are here many years ago with our kids and thought we would try it again. We were seated right away and received a menu quickly our order was taken but it took a while for our food to come we didn't think much of...More

Thank Sharon F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-224-5324
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