We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Addis Red Sea Ethiopian Restaurant

#1,214 of 2,437 Restaurants in Boston}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Ethiopian, African
544 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6301
+1 617-426-8727
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (7 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“honey wine” (8 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Ethiopian, African
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
544 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6301
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (114)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 3 November 2017

I understand the not so stellar ratings due to it being older and in need of updating but the food was excellent and there's a parking garage across the street (entrance on Warren Ave). As we were leaving the owner/manager was eating a heaping plate...More

Thank angelam039
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I saw a great play and then came out of the theater wondering where to eat. I saw this small restaurant across the street. I walked in and it was just me and a bunch of Ethiopian women who made me feel quite at home....More

Thank lisatmp
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place is directly across from the Calderwood Theatres. It is about 4 steps down from the sidewalk. The feeling I got was "disheveled". The menus were really nasty looking and falling apart. Some upholstery was cracked and torn. Just has a very used look....More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I've know about Addis Red Sea for years and have visited many times. I was looking forward this time but was very disappointed. Cash Only, no liquor. Injera dissolved quicker than it should have when eating. However, the food was still tasty. I had expected...More

1  Thank X9857BVpaulb
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It's was a small restaurant on the main street that appears to family run. It took about 10 minutes to find parking and you have to pay for meter. The service was friendly, but slow from ordering to delivery of the food. The food was...More

Thank Khanh L
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

And to add insult to injury. Cash only. The platter of food depicted above was $50 and tasteless. The 2 of us Left hungry & were told. "What do you expect order more". Never again

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The food was pretty decent specially the Injara's. Veggies were all pretty similar in taste. Ambience was ok - music was pretty loud and not good.

Thank UdayanBubna
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The WORST restaurant ever been to !!! I went with family there May/14/2016 the place was small, just right of the entrance door there was that dusty things piled on top of each other ( furniture, kitchen ware ...... what have you ?! ) The...More

Thank sal1989
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The place is simple and small but it is charming and super welcoming! Service is tremendous! Food taste great and they have it the Ethiopian way- you will eat in large bows with several "tapa like" portions and bread. You can eat with your hands...More

Thank Danuza
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing meal - not very expensive (I would say $$ not $$$) - good value from my perspective. The food was Fantastic - we had a variety of dishes and they were all delicious - we each had our favorites but overall...More

Thank margs44012
South End
Stroll down the beautiful brownstone lined streets
while capturing views of Boston’s tallest buildings
from a distance. Some of Boston’s best restaurants are
scattered around this neighborhood. There are many
gems to be found, from jazz clubs to classy bars and
restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
Nearby Restaurants
298 reviews
.07 km away
B & G Oysters
578 reviews
.03 km away
The Beehive
638 reviews
.05 km away
287 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
South End
35 reviews
.43 km away
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
24 reviews
.36 km away
The SOWA Artists Guild
22 reviews
.56 km away
Tortoise and Hare
10 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Addis Red Sea Ethiopian Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6301
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-426-8727
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing