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Dukem-Best Ethiopian Restaurant in DC, Washington, District Of Columbia

 
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lindamura's pictureby lindamura Food travel tip
added on the 25th of August, 2010
There are quite many restaurants in DC that serve Ethiopian food and many of these are quite good, but the number one among these is definitely Dukem.

It was the first time I tried out the Ethiopian cuisine and because I heard from many locals that Dukem is the place to go, I took their advice. I wasn't disappointed, it was really excellent.I ordered the special tibs and the doro wat; they looked interesting and tasted heavenly. Loved it!

I will try out some other specialties next time I go back, like the Dukem Kitfo for example (beef tartar with cheese and herbal butter). :)

Address:
1114 12th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

Price:
Not so pricey.

Opening Hours:
Sunday - Thursday 11am - 2am
Friday - Saturday 11am - 3am

How to get there:
(Corner of 12 St. & U St. NW) Located next to the Cordoza U Street metro station.

On the web:
http://www.dukemrestaurant.com/

 
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asterix wrote on Aug 26, 2010 4:00:
You forgot to mention the live music which makes Dukem not just the best restaurant but the a great place to be when you want to listen to some traditional or popular Ethiopian music too! :)Reply
 
 
 
 
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