6 days ago
Little family restaurant with genuine African flavors. The ambient is simple, owner is very attentive, and if you're for a quick, inexpensive, lunch this is the shortest trip to Africa you will ever take. I have to say I wish the neighborhood was better for evenings but for lunch it is great. This place is so tasty. I love all the vegan items on the menu. Plus it's fun to take friends here. Oh and it's reasonably priced. If I could go here all the time I would but it's far from my apartment.
- William H
a month ago
I recently stumbled across this place about a month ago when I saw its 4.9 rating and I've been here a couple times since. My only question would be, which person seriously gave this place 4 stars? Everything about this place is simply sublime: it's all made fresh from scratch (for this reason be a little patient - sometimes it may take about a half hour or so to come out) and the flavors are as good as you will find anywhere in the area period, not just for Ethiopian. Many of you will drive by this place on a busy road without giving it any thought because of its relatively unappealing exterior on a busy, somewhat shady road. However, us foodies know that this is EXACTLY where the true gems are hidden. Do yourself a favor and stop in, this is some of the best food you will have in quite some time.
- Jesse B
4 months ago
Visiting dear friends from Houston, TX and we were all craving Ethiopian. There were several choices in the area, but the past reviews was worth a visit. This place was cozy and has lots of pickup orders during our stay. The food was phenomenal and a pleasant surprise. My wife had the meat/veggie sampler plate and the beef tips and chicken with the side orders were so flavorful. Our friends had the veggie sample dish and they live in the area and frequent other Ethiopian restaurants. They mentioned this was far better than others they have gone to. Sure, service was slower than expected, but owner was kind and friendly. The food was worth the wait... Highly recommended and exceeded our expectations!
- Mel A
Authentic Ethio African Spices is a cozy Ethiopian restaurant in Phoenix. Stop by and have a quick bite or experience our comfort food in a casual environment. Call us to inquire about takeout, or our vegetarian choices.

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1740 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
United States

Business Hours

Mon:11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tue:11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wed:11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thu:11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Fri:11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sat:11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
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