Das Ethiopian


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Nestled in Georgetown, DAS Ethiopian serves seasonal Ethiopian fare, like chicken infillay topped with Ethiopian red pepper sauce, beef alicha seasoned with curry and tamarind or berbere-spiced red lentils. The chic dining room features a palette of whites, soft blues and reclaimed woods, while the outdoor patio provides additional seating, Drink offerings include global winesm Ethiopian and domestic beers.

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  • Michelin Bib Gourmand 2016

Menu for Das Ethiopian

Main Menu


  • Mushroom (ingudai tibs) Sautéed mushrooms, onions, special sauce with a touch of bell pepper.
  • Beef Zilzil Tibs Beef strips with chef's special red chili pepper sauce.
  • Shrimp Tibs Sautéed shrimp with onions, red pepper and fresh garlic sauce, bell pepper.
  • Mild Ethiopian cheese (Kaisa) Dried curds of Ethiopian- style cottage cheese, purified butter, sun dried powdered collard greens and red pepper.


  • House Salad Beets, string beans, onions, bell peppers in lemon and olive oil dressing.
  • Ethiopian Potato Salad Diced potatoes, bell peppers in fresh garlic, lemon and olive oil dressing.
  • Tomato Salad Chopped tomatoes, onions, bell peppers in a lemon and olive oil dressing.

House Specials

  • Ethiopian Style Short Ribs (godn tibs) Short ribs served with awaze sauce.
  • Spinach and Rice with Chicken Infillay Strips of tender chicken sautéed with onions, seasoned butter awaze with spinach and rice.
  • Beef Zilzil Tibs Strips of beef with chef's special sauce.
  • Beef Gored Gored Extra lean chunks of beef lightly sautéed in house sauce Traditionally served raw or lightly heated.
  • Flax Seed (Telba) Wat Puree or roasted flax seed cooked in spicy sauce (vegetarian).
  • Spinach & Rice with Vegetables String beans, cauliflower and carrots simmered in stewed tomatoes with spinach and rice.
  • Beef Awaze Fitfit Pieces of injera soaked in spiced red pepper sauce with beef.


  • Flax Seed (Telba) Wat Puree or roasted flax seed cooked in spicy sauce (vegetarian).
  • Das Chicken and Beef Combination Sampler Includes Chicken Doro Wat, Beef Kaey Watt, Beef Alicha and Beef cubes Segana Gomen.
    For 2 $35.95
  • Beef Segana Gomen Tenderloin cubes flavored with spices and mixed with collard greens.
  • Steak Tartare Kitfo Ethiopian steak tartar - freshly minced extra lean beef, seasoned with Mitmita (spiced chili powder) traditionally served raw or medium rare.
  • Beef Alicha Cubes of beef prepared in purified butter and flavored with curry and tamarind.
  • Special Beef Tibs Extra lean cubes of beef marinated in our chef's special sauce.
  • Chicken Infillay Strips of tender chicken sautéed with onions, soy oil and awaze. (Ethiopian red pepper sauce).
  • Chicken Doro Wat Tender chicken, red pepper sauce, spices served with hard boiled egg.
  • Shrimp tibs Shrimp sautéed with onions, fresh garlic, tomatoes and special sauce.
  • Fish (Asa) Ethiopian-style fish served with awaze (Ethiopian red pepper) - as available.

1201 28th Street NW
Washington, DC 20007

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  • Price Range: $$
    Atmosphere: Charming, Intimate, Neighborhood Feel
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Family, Groups, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (202) 333-4710
  • Private Dining Room: No