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Aster's Ethiopian

#306 of 3,153 Restaurants in Austin}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹African, Ethiopian
2804 North IH _ 35, Austin, TX
+1 512-469-5966
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good55%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injera bread” (6 reviews)
“stew” (4 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian
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2804 North IH _ 35, Austin, TX
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Tried Aster's today after moving my daughter for college. We both like Ethiopian food but were a little concerned about the rather humble exterior. We shouldn't have worried. The interior is clean and nice and the service was warm and friendly. We loved everything we...More

Thank MarkkD
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I love Ethiopian food and often seek out these types of restaurants when I visit cities, as we don't have any where I live. I would say this one is average, but the best part was that they have gluten free injera available and only...More

Thank 812BCR
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I love Ethiopian food so I was excited to discover Aster's, located a short walk from the UT campus. There's a ten dollar daily lunch buffet from 11 till 2, as well as a standard menu. I always go for the buffet because there's a...More

Thank Francesca R
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have l driven by this place for years, and always been curious but never tried it until a friend wanted to meet there for dinner. This place is definitely a hole in the wall, but the food is delicious and affordable, the service was...More

Thank Maranda C
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I drive past this place frequently and had been meaning to try it. Well, finally made it happen. The server was friendly and made some recommendations. He essentially made us a vegetarian sampler platter! We ordered a vegetarian sampler and were not disappointed. The lentils,...More

Thank catchyginger
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

From the outside looks like the type of place you might not want to go into. We had the lunch buffet which allowed us to sample lots of dishes. The chicken was superb. Other favorites included kale, eggplant, lentils, and the bread. We will eat...More

Thank davidg50
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Family environment great food. Very Enjoyable sampled a little bit of everything at the buffet style table with some surprising tastes and combinations excellent food friendly helpful environment as far as the waitstaff and and cashier

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I had a nice buffet lunch. Lots of vegetarian choices. Food was very flavorful, but not hot-spicy 10 dollars for lunch. And the dinner menu is not much more. Service was friendly.

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Tried Asters again. Food was good, not great. Buffet had a variety, but most everything was in a chafing dish and stew-like. Desserts were good. I will need to try something from the menu on the next visit.

Thank El_Pirata
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Close to the UT campus, this simple looking restaurant packs flavor into every dish. The lunch buffet offers diners the opportunity to sample many dishes...all with individual rounds of injeera. Service is attentive and the buffet is obsessively tended and kept fresh. This is not...More

Thank HebbieDacker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2804 North IH _ 35, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-469-5966
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