Ethiopian food is a delicious and healthy cuisine that is made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. It’s usually vegan or vegetarian-friendly and uses a variety of spices and herbs that you may not have tried before. Thankfully there are a handful of Ethiopian restaurants in Houston for you to choose from!
From Lucy’s, a family-owned establishment, to Bahel which also offers Ethiopian groceries, you’re sure to find tasty and nutritious options on our list!
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Ethiopian Restaurants Houston
The Blue Nile restaurant has been around for over 25 years because it was founded in 1994, making it one of the oldest Ethiopian restaurants in Houston. Blue Nile has a cozy and intimate atmosphere and you’ll enjoy the Doro Wat and Misir Wat here.
Operating Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm | Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Whether you’re looking for a special occasion meal or a casual night out, Lucy is sure to please. Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant is known for the classic chicken stew served with injera, a spongy flatbread made from teff flour but you can also order the Gomen which are collard greens spiced to perfection.
Operating Hours: Monday CLOSED | Tuesday – Thursday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm | Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 2:00 am | Sunday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
This Ethiopian restaurant Houston is home to authentic Ethiopian groceries and high-quality, well-spiced food. The servers here are attentive and make sure that your dining experience is enjoyable as you eat Foul or some Chechebsa.
Operating Hours: Tuesday CLOSED | Wednesday – Monday 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
Ethiopian Restaurants Houston – Best Food Spots
This Houston Ethiopian restaurant gives you the best of Ethiopian hospitality and cuisine. Enjoy the cozy atmosphere as you dine on vegan favorites like the Veggie Combo or Fosolia.
Operating Hours: Wednesday CLOSED | Thursday – Tuesday 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
When looking for Ethiopian food Houston has around, this restaurant features a variety of dishes from Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and other African countries. We’ve tried the Egusi soup and it’s so comforting and hearty!
Operating Hours: Sunday CLOSED | Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
This Ethiopian restaurant Houston TX serves a variety of dishes, including vegetarian options, that are made to please. Kenna Cafe is located in the Gulfton neighborhood of Houston so if you’re around, make time to order the Ful here.
Operating Hours: Sunday CLOSED | Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saltgrass uses only the highest quality ingredients, including Certified Angus Beef steaks, fresh seafood, and hand-cut vegetables. The steaks are grilled over an open flame to perfection, and the seafood is cooked to order. Order the New York Strip of 22 oz. Bone-In Ribeye.
Operating Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm | Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
This Ethiopian restaurant in Houston Texas doubles as a specialty grocery. owned and operated by Abdirahman Farah, we’d recommend trying the Kita Firfir and Dullet here.
Operating Hours: Daily 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
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