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Nile Ethiopian Cuisine

7048 International Dr. (W. Sand Lake Rd.) Send to Phone
407-354-0026 | Menu
Explore the unusual, delightful world of Ethiopian cuisine.
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Nile Ethiopian Cuisine Restaurant Review

: Expand your culinary horizons at the tiny eatery tucked away in a nondescript strip mall on busy International Drive. Nile Ethiopian Cuisine is an unexpected delight, a calm oasis in the heart of Orlando’s madcap tourist scene. Take a seat at traditional straw tables with wooden stools, or opt for a table and sturdy chair (more comfortable for dining). The servers in traditional Ethiopian garb will help you with the menu. You can go all vegetarian or create a tasting platter of the beautifully spiced stews, called wat, with lamb, beef, chicken or pork. You don’t even need utensils thanks to the injera, a kind of thin, spongy sourdough bread that you use to scoop hearty specialties such as doro wat (chicken stew slow-simmered in red pepper sauce), short ribs Godin tibs (Ethiopian-style beef short ribs), gomen (collard greens with onion and garlic) and kik alicha (yellow split peas with onions and green peppers). Java fans will like the coffee as owner Abeba Gonetse ceremoniously roasts the beans as you order, then grinds them for a strong, smooth finish.

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