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The 6 Best Ethiopian Restaurants Near Albany

Updated: October 10, 2022

Hearty stews and veg platters with tangy injera are a few of the Ethiopian staples found at these Albany spots. We analyzed the top review sites and leading local food articles for the great Ethiopian spots on this list. Wash down an Insta worthy Mahaberawi platter with Ethiopian beer at one of these great Albany restaurants.

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African, OaklandAfricanOakland, Bushrod
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0


African, $$, OaklandAfrican, $$Oakland, Pill Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Abesha Ethiopian Cuisine

African, $, OaklandAfrican, $Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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African, $$, BerkeleyAfrican, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
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Blue Nile Ethiopian

African, $$, OaklandAfrican, $$Oakland, Lakewide
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Asmara Restaurant

African, $$, OaklandAfrican, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the best Ethiopian restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 28808 Albany restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Albany restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Find Me Gluten Free, Eater and Michelin Guide had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Find Me Gluten Free - THE 30 BEST Gluten Free Restaurants in Berkeley, California, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019). Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

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