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Ethiopian Diamond

6120 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60660
+1 773-338-6100
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6120 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60660
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

First time in an Ethiopian restaurant, the food was delicious, the prices adequate, the service ok. Just prepare yourself that no silverware is used unless you specifically ask for it.

Thank Praha4321
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

1st time ever eating Ethiopian food. Lots of options for those that are vegan/vegetarian. It’s byob however there’s a $10 per bottle corkage fee. Restaurant is bigger than it looks from the outside. We had the traditional combination meal for 2.(I think that’s what it’s...More

Thank LadyM429
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I looove coming here, so we decided to bring one of my students along. She hasn't had much experience with ethnic food and different spices/flavors but she got into it right away. Not only is the food yummy, but it's a new...More

Thank smaashley
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to try various Ethiopian dishes and flavors. A very unique dining experience. Staff is friendly and attentive.

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is a highly recommended place to try if you're looking to enjoy the best in Ethiopian food in town. We've tried a few other places and we keep going back to Diamond 1 and Diamond 2 (Clark/Howard).

Thank Marcelo K
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I was dining alone which meant to have any variety I needed to get a combination platter and the server was very helpful in describing the foods. I live a distance from the city and Ethiopian food is a rare delicacy for me. This experience...More

Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went with another couple on a Friday night. Big place with enty of seating. We had the meat sampler and out friends had the vegetarian sampler. Both were well prepared and good flavors. The apoetizets were also enjoyable. Wineist okay and theur by the glass...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We were told that the restaurant had good reputation, but our experience was very disappointing. Therefore we hope the restaurant will improve so we can enjoy good Ethiopian authentic cuisine. We had ordered one meat sampler, one shiro plate and wine and coffee. 1. Meat...More

Thank Hidega
Reviewed 19 October 2017

For a group of four, one vegetarian, to save time we ordered the vegetarian sampler for two and a tibs sampler for one. The quantity of food was just right for us, but not enough of the items we liked the best. Both the spinach...More

Thank timmind
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Besides food, one thing that determines if a visit will be good or bad is the service. Service was SLOW and HORRIBLE! The restaurant was fairly crowded so it took us about 10 min to be seated. Once we were seated, we waited about 15...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6120 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60660
  • Public Transportation: We are located 2 blocks away from the Red Line Granville Stop and the Broadway 36 CTA bus stop is directly in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-338-6100
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Take a break from your usual cuisine, to enjoy savory Ethiopian food. Experience exotic elegance at the Ethiopian Diamond, in the heart of Edgewater, Chef/Owner Almaz Yigizaw, welcomes you to her namesake restaurant (Almaz means 'diamond' in Amharic). The Ethiopian Diamond is known for its extensive menu of authentic, Ethiopian dishes for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, all served in a comfortable, yet hip and inviting setting. Ethiopian food caters to all dietary restrictions including gluten free, vegans, and vegetarians. Come visit, order takeout, or get restaurant delivery from the Ethiopian Diamond today.
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