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Cafe Selam

2715 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122-4928
+1 206-328-0404
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17 Jan 2018
“Best Ethiopian Food I Have Had in Seattle”
25 Sep 2016
“First time for Ethiopian”
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African, Ethiopian
2715 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122-4928
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We were in town visiting a friend and opted for this hole-in-the-wall cafe near a couple of other places where we have already eaten. It’s located in a converted house, dining area is a bit small, service can be slow. However, the food is outstanding....More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Four of us walked over to Cafe Selam on Cherry St. to sample one fo the many Ethiopian restaurants in the Seattle area. The two of us, being the newbies, followed the lead on the other two in our group. Now this place is not...More

Thank CaptainSPI
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

I have been to this restaurant twice and have had a great experience both times. They were able to accommodate a mixed group of vegetarians, meat-eaters and gluten-free eaters with no problems. The food is delicious. The price is right, too. This is not a...More

Thank Margie C
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Ate Ethiopian for the first time last night with my daughter. Very friendly staff and unique atmosphere. Waiter helped us order and we really enjoyed the food. Will visit this place again sometime.

Thank mort45
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I have had a lot of Ethiopian food, and this place does not disappoint for its authenticity and outstanding flavors. What's more, you actually have a bit of a feeling of being in the homeland as you sit listening to Ethiopian music an ambiance that...More

Thank Zachary N
Reviewed 26 May 2014

This was my first time eating Ethiopian food. Got a hot tip from the Uber driver in Seattle, and boy was he right. This restaurant wasn't much to look at, but that only added to the "authentic" feel. We orders 2 vegetarian platters and a...More

1  Thank Lorie N
Reviewed 11 July 2012

When you're craving Ethiopian than this is the place to go to. Food is very tasty and reasonably priced. Went here with co-worker for lunch - we ate that much that neither of us ate dinner that night! Expect to eat with fingers - no...More

Thank crabsign
Reviewed 12 June 2012

We hardly talked. The food was so good all we did was make noises each time we tried something different. The injera was just right and all of the items in the vegetarian combo complemented each other beautifully. It was a cheap, incredibly delicious dinner....More

Thank Jack D
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Lunch, Dinner
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 2715 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122-4928
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-328-0404
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