African Restaurant Atlanta: Top 10 Best Ethiopian Restaurant In Atlanta 2020



What is your preference, Meat or Vegetable? Ethiopian Restaurants in Atlanta have you covered. Eritrea and Ethiopia fall in the same region, They share a lot in common even cuisines. So no need to panic if you are in search of an Ethiopian dinner and you find your self in an Eritrean Restaurant. You would still get the desired experience.

Whatever the occasion is, Ethiopian cuisine is always a great option. Dishes are ordered individually, but served on a platter covered with injera bread. For utensils, more of the spongy injera bread is served to aid you in grasping and scooping up your meal.

Are you already a fan of tibs, injera and misir wat or are you looking to try them for the first time? There a so many Ethiopian and Eritrean Restaurants in metro Atlanta. Ethiopia has 50% ownership of the African Restaurants in Atlanta.



Are you looking for the best place to enjoy Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine in Atlanta? No need to worry because we would be counting down the all time best Ethiopian Restaurant in Atlanta 2020. The criteria we used for picking the best Ethiopian restaurants in Atlanta was taste, service, ambiance and consistency.

Top 10 Ethiopian Restaurant in Atlanta BTV ranking

#1 Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

With two outlets in metro Atlanta, it is top of BTV ranking. Desta has been a mainstay at its Briarcliff Road location for more than a decade, and recently opened a second location at Emory Point. Owners Ash Nega and Titi Demissie offer a variety of Ethiopian staples including tibs — cubed meat sauteed in a variety of spices — kitfo and a variety of vegetarian options, all served with a side of injera, a spongy Ethiopian flatbread often used to sop up sauces and juices.

CategoryBest African Restaurant NE, Atlanta
Popular Dishes KITFO WRAP
SALMON STARTER SALAD
Services Health Score – B
Vegan Options – Yes
Takes Reservations – Yes
Delivery Yes
Take-out Yes
Accepts Credit Cards Yes
Accepts Apple Pay No
Accepts Google Pay No
Good For Lunch, Dinner
Parking Private Lot
Bike Parking Yes
Good for Kids Yes
Good for Groups Yes
Ambience Casual, Classy
Noise Level Average
Alcohol Full Bar
Good For Happy Hour No
Outdoor Seating Yes
Wi-Fi No
Has TV No
Dogs Allowed No
Drive-Thru No
Caters Yes
Address 3086 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

1520 Avenue Pl NE, B1-140 Atlanta, GA 30329
Opening Hours Sun-Thur 10am -10pm
Fri-Sat 10am-12am
Contact Info (404) 929-0011

Rating: 5 out of 5.

2# Feedel Bistro Restaurant

This is home away from home when it comes to Eritrean cuisines. Tamar Telahun and her brother Simon Gebru offer Ethiopian/Eritrean food at Feedel Bistro, they own DeKalb County restaurant near the intersection of Briarcliff and Clairmont roads. Their food is influence by their mother’s cooking, with dishes including the Mom’s Special Gomen Be’Siga, cubed lamb mixed with collard greens, and Tibsi Firfir, pieces of injera tossed in a red pepper sauce (berbere) with seasoned beef pieces.

CategoryBest Eritrean Restaurant in Atlanta, GA
Best African Restaurant in Georgia, USA
Popular DishesMom’s Special Gomen Be’Siga
Cubed lamb mixed with collard greens
Tibsi Firfir
Pieces of injera tossed in a red pepper sauce (berbere)
Services Health Score – A
Vegan Options – Yes
Vegetarian Options – Yes
Takes Reservations – Yes
Delivery – No
Take-out – Yes
Accepts Credit Cards – Yes
Accepts Apple Pay – No
Good For – Lunch, Dinner
Parking – Private Lot
Bike Parking – No
Wheelchair Accessible – Yes
Good for Kids – Yes
Good for Groups – Yes
Ambience – Casual, Trendy, Intimate
Alcohol – Full Bar
Good For Happy Hour – No
Outdoor Seating – Yes
Wi-Fi – Free
Has TV – Yes
Dogs Allowed – No
Waiter Service – Yes
Caters – Yes
Open to All – Yes
Address 3125 Briarcliff Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Opening Hours Sun-Thur 11am – 10pm
Fri – Sat 11am – 11pm
Contact Info (404) 963-2905

Rating: 5 out of 5.

3# Bole Ethiopian Restaurant

Bole Ethiopian offers a variety of Ethiopian staples. The Single Order Sampler is a good way to try a little bit of everything from beef tibs (marinated beef cubes sauteed with vegetables), awaze tibs (a version that brings the heat of a red pepper paste) and mini portions of numerous vegetable and lentil preparations atop injera bread. Also try the Bole Special Kitfo, a bowl of beef tartare seasoned with mitmita (a hot chili powder), ayib (a mild Ethiopian cheese) and collard greens.

CategoryBest African Restaurant near me Atlanta
Popular Dishes Special Kitfo
beef tibs
awaze tibs
Services Health Score B
Vegan Options Yes
Kids Menu Yes
Takes Reservations Yes
Delivery No
Take-out Yes
Accepts Credit Cards Yes
Good For Lunch, Dinner
Parking – Private Lot
Bike Parking – Yes
Wheelchair Accessible Yes
Good for Kids Yes
Good for Groups Yes
Ambience Casual
Noise Level Average
Alcohol Full Bar
Good For Happy Hour No
Outdoor Seating Yes
Wi-Fi Free
Has TV Yes
Dogs Allowed No
Waiter Service Yes
Caters Yes
Address 1650 Virginia Ave
Atlanta, GA 30337
Opening Hours Mon-Sun 10am – 10pm
Contact Info (470) 419-2960

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

4# Ghion Cultural Hall

Come and experience eating with your hands. There are no plates and everyone uses injera to scoop up their food. Come and be wowed with Ethiopian foods like injera covered with helpings of multiple lentil dishes, various vegetable preparations, including gomen (Ethiopian collard greens), a lettuce salad and ground beef, awaze tibs and doro wot (chicken stew).

CategoryCheapest African Restaurant near me Atlanta
Popular DishesDoro wat
Awaze tibs
Ground beef
Lettuce salad
Services Health Score – A
Vegan Options – Yes
Takes Reservations – Yes
Delivery – Yes
Take-out – Yes
Accepts Credit Cards – Yes
Accepts Apple Pay – No
Good For – Lunch, Dinner
Parking – Valet, Private Lot
Bike Parking – Yes
Good for Kids – Yes
Good for Groups – Yes
Ambience  – Casual
Noise Level  – Average
Alcohol – Full Bar
Outdoor Seating – Yes
Wi-Fi – Free
Has TV – Yes
Caters – Yes
Address 2080 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Opening Hours Mon-Sun 10:00 am – 1:00 am
Contact Info (404) 320-6747

Rating: 4 out of 5.