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Blue Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

Map & Directions 9400 Richmond
Houston, TX 77063
  • African, Ethiopian
  • Sun-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-2am
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Catering, Order Online, Smoking, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Not Necessary, Accepted
  • Free


Houston Press' Description

Ethiopian meals are eaten without utensils from a communal plate, which is first covered with pieces of a flatbread called injera. You fold each bite up in a piece of bread. Exotic lamb stews and spicy vegetables are the favorite orders at Blue Nile on the Southwest side. Coffee lovers won't want to miss the remarkable Ethiopian coffee ceremony.

Member Reviews

  • sjmarsha
    on 12/12/12

    If you haven't tried Ethiopian food yet, you need to hop in your car immediately and drive to Blue Nile. The food here is mouth wateringly scrumptious. Be aware that some dishes you eat with your hands by using a flat bread called injeera to sop it up, like we southerners do with biscuits and gravy. The service is good and it's nice inside despite not looking so wonderful from... More >>

  • on 02/10/10

    I had tried Ethiopian food for the first time about a year and a half ago and I have to say this is the best one in town. Tina at Blue Nile is the sweetest woman as well and is always very gracious to all of her customers. This place has been around for about 10 years and have one-of-a-kind lamb dish....makes my mouth water!

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Tips from foursquare

  • David O. on 03/13/10

    Get the Kitfo (21) not raw and Vegetarian Combo (11) in a Family Platter and you are good to go!

  • Rusty S. on 08/14/11

    Yemisir wot and veggie combo are yummy! Although they recently raised all the prices :(

  • Jackie H. on 11/13/10

    The red lentil stew is particularly good.

  • maibey on 02/02/14

    The vegetarian sampler is the way to go. The gomem is delicious.

  • Brit L. on 10/08/13

    The food was soooo good! I had the Yebeg!

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