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Emanu East African Restaurant

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6063 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45213-1617
+1 513-351-7686
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Today
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Ohio
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Have tried different food and food taste awesome. This restaurant also offers drinks too. Restaurant is near the by bus stop and are easily seen.

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Thank RoshanSalim
Cincinnati, Ohio
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

My wife and I ate here recently and I will start with the food (i.e. flavors) are spectacular and the food was very fresh. We had one lamb, one chicken and one vegetarian entree. Did I mention the flavors are amazing. Two things that kept this from being a 4 star review are the service and the value. The service... More 

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Thank Matt22260993
Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Really, it was incredible! I had never had Ethiopian cuisine before and they have made a believer out of me. We arrived at 9 on a Friday night and found a pleasant crowd of other diners which is always a good sign. The owners were very personable and informative. They answered all of our questions without frustration and were very... More 

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1 Thank Caitlin M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The best East African place to eat..The are vegan friendly...MUST try "SHEBANG" wine taste AMAZING 1st time I had wine with a meal I enjoy..Last of beautiful picture and East African History (i ask about everything I seen on the way)

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Thank Tim J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

The food is absolutely delicious! There are vegan options, excellent coffee and desserts. You can get a platter and its enough food to share between two people. The atmosphere is very calm and inviting.

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Thank Mabel T
Florence, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Are you looking for a truly unique food experience? If so, you have found the place. We had the meat and veggie combo. More than enough food for two. Be patient because each dish is created from scratch. Nice balance between spicy and sweet. Enjoy!

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Thank Kent E
Brookville, Indiana
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

I never had this type of food before. My daughter is a vegan and I took her there. She showed me 'the ropes' about what to order. I do not even remember what I had - the thing that stood out was the unusual sponge-like bread (you can see it in the picture here). It was very unique and very... More 

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Thank Horse_Attack
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

I have never had Ethiopian cuisine before, but I plan on trying everything on the menu! We started out with samosas which were great. I got chicken and rice, and I LOVED it! My partner got beg-watt and it was also quite good. The bread that comes with the meal is unlike anything I had experienced before. It's steamed, so... More 

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Thank Blarg0206
Miami, Florida, United States
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

When the ingera bread is freshly made on site and all dishes are tasty and healthy you can not get any better! service was friendly and excellent. Homey even. Setting is pleasant, clean and very reminiscent of quality Ethiopian restaurants you would find in a bigger city. We ordered all of the vegetarian dishes and the chicken. Ten year old... More 

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Thank Jesse C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Good service and good flavor Something really different and new. Nice texture of injera I went with a friend and tried the combo for $25. Good and diverse food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6063 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45213-1617
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-351-7686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?