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If Lalibela and Rahel in Little Ethiopia are our go-to temples of vegetables, then Awash is whatever the opposite of that is. Sure, there are plant-based dishes on the menu here, but what you want to focus on at this traditional Ethiopian restaurant is (to paraphrase an Arby’s tagline) the meats. We particularly like the breaded chicken cutlets, steak with rice, and the “Special Kitfo” that’s an Ethiopian-style steak tartare mixed with garlic, onions, and jalapenos.

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The Little Ethiopia Takeout & Delivery Guide

10 great options for takeout and delivery in LA’s Little Ethiopia.

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A Guide To Eating In Little Ethiopia

Little Ethiopia is home to some fantastic restaurants - here’s our guide to the best of the bunch.

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Rosalind’s Ethiopian Restaurant

Rosalind’s is an excellent Ethiopian restaurant where dinner always turns into a party.

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Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant

Lalibela is a classic restaurant in Little Ethiopia with one of the best plant-based meals in town: The Veggie Utopia.

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Meals By Genet

Meal By Genet is an upscale Ethiopian restaurant on Fairfax and one of LA’s most unique date-night spots.

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Messob Ethiopian Restaurant

Messob is one of the best restaurants in Little Ethiopia and ideal for a fun group dinner.