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Demera Ethiopian Restaurant

4801 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640-3603
+1 773-334-8787
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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4801 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640-3603
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good ambiance, average service it took them more than 45 minutes to bring our food. disappointed with the taste of the food. The portion is OK.

Thank Philimon T
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The food is simply amazing and as authentic as you can get! Trust me I’m of Ethiopian descent. You have to try the honey wine sangria, it’s one of a kind and delicious!

Thank HannahVI
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I'm a huge fan of Ethiopian food and Demera Ethiopian Restaurant didn't disappoint. We got the vegetarian platter - the one with all the vegetarian options. Split between two people it was a lot of food, but still doable. And when food is that good,...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We enjoyed our meal here. The staff helped us select a variety of dishes and were very friendly and helpful. The beef dish was a bit chewy but the lamb and chicken were super tender and the vegetarian dishes were delicious. I didn't know what...More

Thank pandabear6
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We had Sunday evening dinner reservations, and our table was ready immediately. After being seated, we waited for nearly 15 minutes before having to ask who our server was. The man who then took our order was very friendly, as was the waitress who eventually...More

Thank Kari H
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This was only our second visit to an Ethiopian restaurant and we relied on our more experienced son and his wife for recommendations. Our waitress was friendly and patient. We decided on the “messob, for one” and chose the doro tibs (chicken) and derek tibs...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

First time here, first time tasting Ethiopian food and I'm glad it didn't disappoint!! Food is excellent and the servers are quite well trained to explain the food, taste and quantity for first-timers! That particular day, as a good gesture we were served complimentary tea-demara...More

Thank Mrs_Vivante
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We had such an excellent experience at Demera! Service was kind accommodating and attentive. Cuisine was superb! We feasted on vegan dishes with gluten free injera who’s is always available upon request. There are meat dishes available too. Quality atmosphere with great energy, linen napkins...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I enjoy Ethiopian food, but this was my first visit to Demera Ethiopian Restaurant. I went with three children ten and under for my Father’s Day dinner. We arrived 45 minuets early for our reservation, but we were still immediately seated. Though there were mostly...More

Thank Thorntone M
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Traveling for a trade show and happened to drive by and stop In for dinner. This was my first experience with Ethiopian and the servers and experience was authentic. My colleagues were impressed with the food and the service was good.

Thank suzi1967
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Jen N
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Response from Mary H | Reviewed this property |
I would like to amend my response. I was thinking of a different restaurant. This is NOT a hotel, it is an excellent Ethiopian restaurant, and I doubt there is a gym!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4801 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640-3603
  • Public Transportation: We are one block west of the Lawrence Avenue Red Line Stop and directly across the street from two Broadway CTA stops.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-334-8787
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