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rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 738 72 98
11:00 - 00:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had huge expectations coming with friends who love this restaurant and Ethiopian food. Service was slow and the group room drafty. I have quite an appetite and was hardly filled by the pancakes and the vegetables/meat portions (but Ethiopians are probably used to eat less than Westerners for sad reasons). Interesting exotic fruit juice and beer selection though. I... More 

Thank FleurNastia
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing tastes and a very nice welcome characterize this place. The price is worth the food, and considering it is in Geneva, it is totally acceptable. Strongly suggested!

1 Thank 404DavideNotFound
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The moment you step into Awash restaurant you feel like you are in Addis. We opted for the full selection sampling platter to be shared by 2 people. Food is served on s bed of ingots bread. You eat with your hands and the food is delicious. They have a vegetarian option available. A nice restaurant that takes you to... More 

Thank kephalonia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food is really good! The service is not bad, African style so go with time to eat, however if you ask for the food in a hurry, they'll serve it quite fast! Worth going there!

Thank Miguel M
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457 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,609 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here for the first time, after never had an opportunity to try Ethiopian food before. Staff who was probably the owner excellent with a great smile and home feeling welcome. Atmosphere, very nice in the inside or at least different from other restaurants, and I liked it. Maybe table (at least where I was sat) are a... More 

2 Thank Elmunyoz
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This place is my go-to place for lunch and dinner as it is close to my work and I keep coming back to it for dinner too at every opportunity because it's the best Ethiopian food I know of! I have tried other places and I keep coming to the conclusion that this is the BEST ONE! The food is... More 

Thank Karibanana
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I work not far from this place, so it's a regular lunch trip for me and every time I come to the same comclusion: the place is awesome! It is vegan friendly, and absolutely delicious. You have to try, so don't even think abou it, go, go, go!!!

Thank Brice E
Central Point, Oregon
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have been eating here for years. This is a hidden treat to be found just around the corner from the youth hostel. The food is very tasty. They have an incredible sampler plate so that you can have a bit of most of the items on their menu. I eat meat and my son-in-law is a strict vegetarian. We... More 

Thank rastacubbie
Confort, Rhone-Alpes, France
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you're looking for authentic Ethiopian food, generous portions and good service, Awash is the right spot. Slightly expensive, but this is Geneva. If you don't like eating with your hands, Ethiopian probably isn't what you want, but they do have silverware if you ask. I love eating with my hands and their injera is good. Not a great place... More 

Thank Jennifer F
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is a real Ethiopian place. Nondescript interiour, but who cares when you are there for the food. Because that they know, how to make more flavours than only spice, and how to have a great vegetarian selection. Slightly expensive, though.

Thank tancred2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 24
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Valais 11, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 738 72 98

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