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Ethiopian Famous Restaurant & Coffee - Closed

4111 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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  • Mon-Sat 11am-10pm Sun 1-10pm
  • $
  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Free, Lot available
  • Not accepted
This exceptional Ethiopian restaurant in East Phoenix features enticing scents, bold flavors, and warm — if somewhat language-challenged — service, courtesy of owner Abebech Ejersa, an Ethiopian immigrant who arrived in the Valley a few years ago. Traditional wat platters are the go-to dish, but hot bowls of fragrant yebeg tibs (lamb marinated in garlic and rosemary) and kaywot yesiga (cubed beef with a slightly Southwestern flavor) also are excellent. Be sure to check out Ejersa's traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony, as important to your dining experience as the meal itself. Read our review.

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