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2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
+1 719-634-5070
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injera” (48 reviews)
“lamb” (56 reviews)
“bread” (71 reviews)
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Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited last night and had a very enjoyable meal. I'd read the good reviews and wanted to give it a try. Having never eaten Ethiopian food, we had no idea what to expect. Our sever was Nayla, the daughter of the...More

Thank Resselm6
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Uchenna is a nice restaurant with outstanding food, but what makes it stand out is the great love and attention with which each guest is treated to by Chef Maya. Go for the exceptional food, stay for the beautiful experience.

Thank RosaliaRamireZ
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We enjoyed our meal there. It was nicely spiced and used fresh tasting vegetables. I recommend the $3 upgrade to the chicken/beef/lamb tibs entree which adds three vegetables to the meal.

Thank billryan0464
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The aroma of spices draw you to this restaurant. Rose-water lemonade, chicken with basmati rice & lamb alecha with injera are out of the world. Maya was an awesome host. Her gesture of getting us a box of dessert for the road showed that she...More

Thank Drun007
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went last night and were blown away by everything. Everyone was very friendly and attentive. Chef Maya was very kind and it warmed my heart to see someone so passionate. The food was very flavorful (even with the spicy option) and...More

1  Thank laurencleve
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We first had Uchenna years ago. IT was the best food I have ever eaten. WE went back 7 months later, and Chef Maya knew who we were, where we sat, and what we ordered. That was amazing to me. I have been back several...More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Three of us went with two friends who are regulars. The food was simply amazing. Served traditional style. The bread was darker than I've seen before, but the waitress (owner's daughter, I think) explained the ingredients and that it is traditional. Service couldn't have been...More

Thank FamilyTripper03
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This Is a wonderful place to experience authentic Ethiopian food. I love the spies Maya uses to cook. This is one of my top choices in this area for family gatherings or just a couple outing.

Thank Hae B
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here last night with friends who had enjoyed this restaurant after attending a conference in Colorado Springs last fall. What a great recommendation! The staff is so friendly and made excellent recommendations. Highly recommend!

Thank Debra K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great Ethiopian food and the plating made it even more inviting. Service was excellent. The restaurant decor was great and the background music very soothing.

Thank 338jacquelynk
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martin e
How can everyone be so wrong about reviewing this restaurant, and Liz be so right? The United States Of America...what a country!
23 March 2015|
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Response from martin e | Reviewed this property |
There are many restaurants serving excellent meals, but this is only one I've been to where warm hugs are freely added to the menu. Call it intentional salesmanship if you like. I call it uniquely authentic and divine.
Hi did you have a restaurant in an area just outside of Colorado Springs in a historical area. I can't remember the name of it and would to visit there again. Thank you.
19 January 2015|
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Response from Charlie L | Reviewed this property |
If it's Uchenna for which you're looking, then look no further. This is my all-time favorite restaurant. There is really something special about Chef Maya.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 W Colorado Ave, Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-634-5070
  • E-mail
Uchenna is closed on Monday.Open Tuesday-Friday lunch 11:30am to 2:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 08:00pm Saturdays and Sundays 12:00pm to 2:00pm dinner 5:00pm to 08:00pm Honoured to welcome you.Peace and Blessings