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Awash - Downtown

338 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8736
+1 212-982-9589
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  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
338 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8736
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Good value for money as you stuff yourself full of delicious Ethiopian food. My friend and I shared the vegetarian platter, which was absolutely delicious.

Thank Elena J
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The price is relatively good for the amount of food you get and the environment is quite pleasant. The experience of eating with your hands is unique. It was the first time that i tried Ethiopian food and i honestly wasn’t amazed. But i guess...More

Thank Lucca S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Awash is one of the better Ethiopian restaurants in New York City. The interior decor is modest, but the service is attentive and the food is excellent and reasonably priced. Portions are large. We particularly enjoy the Yemisir Kik Wat, a red lentil dish which...More

Thank HerbTheWord
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Washington DC was always in my mind THE place to go for Ethiopian food, thanks to large and vibrant community, hence the discovery of much closely located Awash was a pleasant surprise. Typical Ethiopian food, with big sharing plates with quite large selection of various...More

Thank Scipion-Paris
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I had never tried Ethiopian food before. This was an absolute treat. The service was amazing and the food oh sooo good.

Thank Vanda B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Visiting NYC and This was really a great treat, and I will be going to an Ethiopian restaurant in my area. WE opted for the Veggie Combo and we had a choice of five different veggie treats. They were all great, but really loved the...More

Thank diningdiva66
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Really great food. My wife and I shared the Meat Combo for two which come with 4 meat items and 3 vegetable items, everything was great.

Thank silentdenny
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Comfortable, warm oasis for excellent Ethiopian food nestled in the center of East Village's string of Indian restaurants.

Thank erikorion
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Combo for 2 was the perfect amount of tasty food. Some of the dishes were mild while others were deliciously spicy.

Thank Darlene M
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Was looking to try an Ethiopian restaurant and other reviews of Awash on E. 6th seemed quite positive. I had lunch here was really happy with my experience. The service was great and the food was delicious, can't really ask for more. The ambience was...More

Thank John K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8736
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-982-9589
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