5 months ago
Don’t let the location fool you and parking can be a headache, there is parking lot behind the building. First this restaurant will serve fresh, deliciously prepared authentic Ethiopian food and leave you satisfied. This is an important note because the food is not prepared a night before but right when ordered. Expect some time as food is prepared. The service is amazing, the owner is friendly, inviting and willing to answer questions and accommodate your special request. He enjoys talking with customers and sharing his passion for his culture and cuisine. The food is top quality, I’ve never come here once and tasted a drop in quality in the food served, this place has consistent quality food that always taste fresh and never disappoints. I come here easily 3 times a week and I’m happy to spend money here, the price of the meals are very cheap considering the quality and specialization of cuisine. This place does absolutely 0 marketing or promotions, their prices are real...
- Jamal Y
4 months ago
What a find! During a Google search for vegetarian fare this fine neighborhood restaurant popped up. We enjoy Ethiopian food and were delighted that this restaurant was a mere 2.5 miles from our hotel. The vegetarian platter was scrumptious! We feasted on delicious carrots, potatoes, lentils, yellow split peas, and green beans plus a lovely salad served with plenty of injera. The food was perfectly seasoned and cooked to perfection. Diners surrounding us were also expressing their appreciation for the excellent food in this unassuming little restaurant. The friendly service and outstanding fare made dinner an A++ experience!
- Nancy B
3 months ago
I've never had ethiopian food before and i feel bad for my past self! Amazing food! Great spices and portions. The homemade cottage cheese is bomb! The lentil stuffed pastries were so delicious i almost stole my partners. They have to go options, delivery, and drive up! I definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a new food experience!
- evelyn v
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 – 8:00 PM
Tue:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wed:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thu:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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