Category Archives: U Street / Shaw

Habesha Buffet

Habesha Buffet, web site, 1919 9th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-232-1919 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [menupix] Ethiopian buffet and also carry out and order off the menu, run by the brother of the woman who ran … Continue reading

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U Turn

U Turn, 1942 11th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-299-9882 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Yelp] The Washington Post says that spicy beef is their Sunday special. I have yet to go. Related Posts:

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Salome

Salome, 900 U Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-518-5493 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) They are known for their home-made injera, or bread. Right now it is under reconstruction. Related Posts:

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Etete

Etete, 1942 9th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-232-7600 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | food-plan | Don Rockwell | Hill Rag] By far the “nicest” and most upscale of the 9th … Continue reading

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Abiti

Abiti, 1909 9th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-328-2223 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | City Paper] CLOSED Another from 9th Street. The lentils or split peas (Shiro) are the specialty. In fact they are the best … Continue reading

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Queen Makeda

Queen Makeda, web site, 1917 9th Street NW, Washington DC, 202-232-5665 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | City Paper | Don Rockwell] Matt Yglesias likes this one. They are well-known for their catering. Related Posts:

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Axum

Axum, 1936 9th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-387-0765 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | City Paper | Yelp] Another good pick on the 9th Street row. Related Posts:

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Sodere – Closed

Sodere, web site, 1930 9th St NW, Washington, DC, just north of T Street, 202-234-2425 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell] Closed. A Taste of Carolina, serving southern food, is there now: web site. See the … Continue reading

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Dukem Ethiopian Market

Dukem Ethiopian Market, web site, 1114 U Street NW, Washington, DC, south side of the street, looks like a Deli or a food mart. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | Don … Continue reading

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Erico

Erico, 1334 U Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-518-9742 Closed See also Bukom Cafe and Chez Aunty Liby. I love Nigerian cuisine, but this place has been closed each time I have been by. More a music place than a restaurant, … Continue reading

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