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Enat Kitfo

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4709 North Chambliss St, Alexandria, VA 22312
+1 703-642-3628
11:00 - 02:00
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Presque Isle, Maine
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We went for lunch and had the vegetarian combination option and an appetizer. The waitress was friendly and kind. The place was clean and seemed to be popular to regular customers, which was nice. The food was flavorful and priced well. Our meal in total cost about $21 for three people to eat. I would go again.

Thank FarmerJane207
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I went to Enat for a late lunch. I got a vegetable sampler and a dessert wine. The vegetable sampler was good and too much food for one person. I couldn't finish it. I also liked the dessert wine.

Thank Gordon175
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, excellent service, and impressive environment definately to visit with friends again.

Thank abebe g
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I was here once before almost over a year ago but didn't have a chance to really take it in. My meal was tasty, flavorful and I was served a most generous portion that had me needing to be rolled out of the place. A warm inviting atmosphere is great for a casual couples night out, a family visit or... More 

1 Thank Jemal C
Woodbridge, Virginia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I've never been to an Ethiopian restaurant before. They serve all the dishes for the whole table on a giant piece of pancake type bread. The food was very good and it was fun learning how to eat with your hands and eat in more of a communal style....not what I'm used to but it was good.

Thank Kendahl S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The food was really good and the service also was excellent and beautiful atmosphere to hang out with family or friends.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Arlington, Virginia
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I've eaten at several Ethiopian places in the DC area. They have all been good. Enat is no exception, recommended by numerous Ethiopian expats. We loved the food and the service. Prices were very reasonable.

1 Thank Greg W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Took out-of-town guests on a Friday evening. The service was great, the food was delicious, the portions were generous, and it was wonderful to see Ethopian diners at nearby tables.

1 Thank David B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

You do not have to came all the way to Ethiopia to experience Ethiopian cusine.I found their meal delicious with resonable price.Their kitfo is quiet famous one.You should try it. I find the attendants friendly and attentive.

1 Thank Martha M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

This unassuming restaurant located on a busy street in Alexandria serves fantastic Ethiopian food. We ordered 2 different types of tibs and one of almost raw beef. Everything was absolutely delicious! The "bread" was completely soaked by the end of the meal and was so tasty. Excellent and helpful wait staff.

1 Thank asp921

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4709 North Chambliss St, Alexandria, VA 22312
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-642-3628

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