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The Blue Nile

545 W. Nine Mile Rd. (Woodward Hts.) Send to Phone
248-547-6699 | Menu
Finger food from Ethiopia and hot-spiced tea, too.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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The Blue Nile Restaurant Review

: Ethiopian artifacts and furnishings, not to mention authentic fare, give this restaurant its own niche. Diners are seated at low, carved wood chairs paired with woven, basket-like tables. Be prepared to eat with your hands in the traditional Ethiopian way, sharing plates with fellow diners and pulling off pieces of spongy Ethiopian bread (injera) to scoop up spicy or mild meat and vegetarian stews. Choices include smooth, spiced lentils; lamb cooked in herb butter; and cubes of beef with peppers and onions. Spicy berbere adds a kick to many dishes. Don’t miss the fragrant Ethiopian tea. And if you can't decide what to order, try the Ethiopian feast or the vegetarian feast, which contain some of almost everything on the menu.


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