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Lucy Ethiopian Cafe
Ethiopian Restaurant$$
Today 9:30 am – 10:00 pm
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334 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02115
334 Massachusetts AvenueUSMassachusettsBoston02115
(617) 536-0415
$$Ethiopian Restaurant, African Restaurant
Ethiopian Restaurant
African Restaurant
East African Restaurant
Vegetarian Restaurant
Today 9:30 am – 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 9:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 9:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 9:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmSaturday 9:30 am – 10:00 pmSunday 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Located in Back Bay diagonally across from Symphony Hall Open 7 Days! 617-563-0415 334 Mass Ave Boston, 02115
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Injera bread with combo platters are offered at this small, warm cafe with African details.- Google
"New to ethiopian food but I LOVED this spicy dish and delicious honey drink."
"Because of this restaurant, I love lentils."
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Susan Setta
4 months ago
I love this place -- I get take out every Friday - Lega Tibs - The Injira is so good (and keeps 'til the next day if you can't eat it all!)
Tobias Jones
5 months ago
New to ethiopian food but I LOVED this spicy dish and delicious honey drink. Would eat here again and again. Very ambient and authentic. Comfortable but not for the entirely timid.
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bruno govani
a year ago
The worst Ethiopian food. Simple fact. In this restaurant only serve five to seven percent Ethiopia n's if you look around there's about 5 Ethiopia n's restaurants In Boston area. most of the time when you go inside other restaurant there's about 50 to 60 percent Ethiopia n's.This tell you it doesn't matter what kind of ethnic restaurant it is. There own people don't like to eat there why should I eat there. It's shows food really really sucks. very disappointing try the other restaurants
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Matthew Porr
2 years ago
The chef even introduced himself to us. Again, very friendly as everyone else seems to claim. This was my first experience trying Ethiopian food, and I am grateful to have a great experience. This little cafe is wrapped in a cultural ambient setting, with beautiful Ethiopian artwork and music. Unique. Great value, too. Give it a shot!
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Ken McCormick
8 months ago
Friendly cook/server. Seemed like a one man show when we got there. We were a bit nervous about making it to a play, but it all worked out in the end. Relied on proprietor for for eating and ordering suggestions. It all worked out. Definitely a worthwhile experience. Very healthy seeming cuisine and full of interesting flavors.
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Saulina Da Veiga
a month ago
The food is sooooo 😋😋.. Good customer service👌... Excellent Excellent Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Matthew Skrinski
a year ago
Different cuisine but I liked what I ate. Very helpful staff but decor isn't anything special. I want to go again just to try it again.
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Drew Starr
2 years ago
Mostly a coffee house with some standard sandwich fare, Lucy also has several FANTASTIC ethiopian items on their very affordable, made to order menu. The chalkboard menu, full of fun factoids about Ethiopia, changes to offer regular customers a range of food over time. Potently flavorful, but not painfully spicy (though you can request a delicious homemade hot sauce if that's how you prefer it), most dishes come with spongy, slightly tangy injera bread to act as your primary eating utensil. They also have a room in the back where they offer elaborate Ethiopian coffee ceremonies. The owner and staff are so incredibly proud of what they do here, and they have every right to be. Fantastic hidden meal option in an area that is a surprising food desert when it comes to a quick, but real lunch
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