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Alem Ethiopian Village

307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
+1 414-224-5324
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
307 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4301
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Reviewed 8 August 2012

It is not fair to compare this restaurant to Ethiopian restaurant choices found in major metro areas like Chicago. Also, this type of cuisine differs from place to place just like pizza parlors. With that said, we would recommend this restaurant if you are looking...More

Thank Parrot434
Reviewed 21 July 2012

We were biking through downtown Milwaukee and happened to see this restaurant. We love trying different food and stopped in. They were having a lunch buffet that we decided to try. It was toward the end of the buffet time but they prepared some fresh...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 June 2012

I was staying at the Pfister and this is right down the street. I love ethnic food and this was my first time trying Ethiopian. It was delicious. Would recommend to anyone wanting to be adventurous and if you don't mind a little spice. It...More

Thank foodie007
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Atmosphere not truly authentic but food was! Ethiopian restaurant in Washinhton DC was very authentic in atmosphere but in Wisconsin the food ruled! You should try it, Recommend the combo platter.

Thank toadsoup
Reviewed 28 February 2012

The first time I went here it was on a whim. First, I remembered eating at a fantastic Ethiopian restaurant in Berkley and suddenly I was craving more. Second, I saw a fantastic review in the newspaper, so I decided to try it for myself....More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 6 January 2012

My wife and I decided to try Alem Ethiopian Village restaurant after checking some other reviews at other websites that pretty much all seemed very positive. We enjoy trying new dining experiences, we are a big fans of slow eating and much talking. At my...More

Thank winslow82
Reviewed 8 June 2011

Really loved this place. My fiancee and I ate at a corner table (or traditional Ethiopian basket I should say) and it was a very romantic atmosphere. I've had Ethiopian food in several different US cities and in Africa, and this is one of the...More

Thank Jmat35
Reviewed 8 June 2011

My family and I visited Alem Ethiopian Village on a whim, and the cuisine was unique and scrumptious. Alem Ethiopian Village has large portions of delicious food. Each person is seated around a custom made table with a large piece of the most delicious bread...More

Thank Celebrate_64
Reviewed 13 April 2011

We came here for our anniversary and were treated like royalty. It was a wonderful evening. The Ethiopian food was so good we even ordered extra portions. It is by far the best in the state of Wisconsin! We know people from Chicago even travel...More

Thank Connie J
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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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