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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Queen Sheeba Ethiopian Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Broadway / Capitol Hill
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
916 E John St, Seattle, WA 98102-5716
+1 206-322-0852
16:00 - 22:30
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 40: English reviews
Level Contributor
82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd never had Ethiopian food, so didn't know what too expect. Basically, it's a choice of curries, meat, fish, chicken or vegetarian served on a crepe that is about 40cm in diameter, and each dinner also gets a similar crepe. The food is picked up in your hand in pieces of torn crepe. We had the variety option, so a... More 

Thank MoneyPennye
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great spot for vegan food in Capital Hill. I got take-out because I was tired after a day of conferencing, but the dining area seemed comfortable. Queen Sheeba had an okra dish I haven't seen on many Ethiopian menus. I highly recommend trying it!

Thank Katy F
Charleston, South Carolina
Level Contributor
80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The building is adorable inside and out. The tables are close together and I would not try to go with more than a party of 2-4. The food was excellent. We ordered what we always order when we are in a place with Ethiopian Food: One meat entrée for 2 and one veggie entrée for 2 and honey wine... you... More 

Thank CMPofCharleston
Washington, DC
Level Contributor
148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to several Ethiopian restaurants over the years and I have yet to have a truly bad experience (knock on wood). The food is always so flavorful, the prices very reasonable and the atmosphere very inviting. Queen Sheba is no exception, sad as it may look from the street. (Curiously, though, our vegetarian dinner came with a small... More 

Thank JSinDC
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Good food and cozy ambiance. Meat platter for 2 with cabbage and an extra side of shiro made for a perfect Habesha feast!

Thank Holly Blosser Y
St. Petersburg, Florida
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Attentive server. Good food, served quickly. We like stopping in an Ethiopian place once in a while to eat without utensils.

Thank Gene A
Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Level Contributor
95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

After our visit in 2013, we came back this year, and did not regret it: took a combination plater, on top of the delicious n'djera, the typical Ethiopian sour flat bread. full recommend this small and great place.

Thank baboeni
Upstate NY
Level Contributor
83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Stopped while visiting relatives in Seattle. Very different food selections of African origen. We ordered platters and shared for a good selection of tastes. Food was fresh and hot. Recommended for something different.

Thank goodoldroute15
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This is my default go-to restaurant in Cap Hill. I like the no-frills, no wait in lines, no scope for disappointment aspect of this place and obviously the food. The food is so light and the place so chill, I always seem to be in the mood for it.

Thank BlackMambaNumberFive
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The food here is not bad. But we were so disappointed with the customer service, that we won't be going back here.

Thank bhavnakr

Travellers who viewed Queen Sheeba Ethiopian Restaurant also viewed


Been to Queen Sheeba Ethiopian Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
African, Ethiopian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 E John St, Seattle, WA 98102-5716
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-322-0852

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Queen Sheeba Ethiopian Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?